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How Will AI Change Work? Here Are 5 Schools of Thought

The future of the workforce is one of the biggest issues facing CEOs today. It’s abundantly clear to all that artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics make it possible for machines to take on tasks that once required a person to do them. How should companies prepare, …

Artificial Intelligence

Carillion collapse: Contractor's KPMG-audited accounts to be placed under investigation

An investigation is to be launched into KPMG’s audits of collapsed construction giant Carillion.<p>The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), an independent …

Goldman Sachs Would Buy a Correction in Global Equity Markets

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicts a correction in global stocks is on the horizon, but says any such pullback would be a buying …

Stock Markets

EU warns Britain it can have no say during Brexit transition

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union government ministers on Monday warned Britain that it cannot expect to have a say in EU decision-making once it leaves, including during a transition period from next year meant to help smooth the U.K.'s departure.<p>The warning came as European affairs ministers met to …

IMF chief warns Trump's tax cuts could destabilise global economy

Reforms may threaten recovery and lead to bigger US budget deficit, says Christine Lagarde<p>Donald Trump’s huge tax cuts are a threat to the stability of the global economy, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund has warned.<p>Christine Lagarde singled out Trump’s tax reforms as one of …

Economics

An Uber driver answers all the questions you were too embarrassed to ask

Ever wanted to chat with your Uber driver, but hesitated because, well, talking to you isn’t his job? Or felt the car was too warm, but been unsure how to ask the driver to lower the heat? For all that ride-hailing has become a new norm, the rules of riding aren’t those of a traditional taxi ride, …

Zero-sum games are turning AIs into powerful creative tools

In 2018, a new kind of AI will show off its ability to produce artworks that can not only imitate old masters but which can take off in startling new …

Digital Transformation Involves More Than Technology

Good news: A growing number of businesses are investing in innovation strategies to future-proof their brands in an ever-evolving digital landscape, …

Who's Really Getting Rich in Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

The middlemen in the bitcoin boom are making out like bandits.<p>Some people are getting filthy rich in cryptocurrencies, but few are making as much as …

Stocks are facing a barrage of sell signals as the market's 'non-stop euphoric cabaret' rages on

Every week the stock market hits new highs. And every week the number of sell signals grows as conditions get more stretched.<p>It's an inevitable result for a scorching-hot equity market that's enjoying overpoweringly strong sentiment. And it's something that appears to be largely ignored by …

Stock Markets

Companies like Amazon and Starbucks want to kill cash — and it could be a huge blow to the most vulnerable Americans

The US could be on its way to a cash-free economy.<p>And, while going cashless has some distinct upsides in the tech-obsessed world of retail, it could be a dangerous development for some of the country's most vulnerable people.<p>This week, Amazon finally opened the doors of its futuristic grocery …

Citizen Science

Loophole May Allow Highly Paid Professionals To Take Advantage Of 20% Deduction

The 20% “Qualified Business Income” deduction under Code Section 199A is a brand new pretty substantial tax break. The 20% deduction is hedged by a lot of restrictions, but I think I may have found the secret to unleashing its power . Out of the over one thousand pages in the committee report on …

Finance

Apocalyptic Loss For Boeing?

ITC unanimously rejected Boeing's claim.<p>Decision is somewhat unexpected given current political climate, but does fully fit my earlier …

The 'Curse Of Competence': Why Top Performers Quit Their Jobs

Dear Liz,<p>I recently left the organization I worked for for ten years.<p>It was a great place to work for a long time but it got worse the longer I stayed. As you always say, fear replaced trust and it became impossible for me to manage my team.<p>It took me five months of under-the-radar job hunting to …

Leadership

Billionaire bitcoin enthusiast Tim Draper is backing a new cryptocurrency for the first time

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper soon plans to take a step that even he, a long-time bitcoin aficionado, has eschewed until now: Buying a …

Cryptocurrency

This fund will let you invest in Uber or Spotify before they go public

An investment​ firm plans to give Britons the chance to back Silicon Valley’s most high-profile companies before they go public.<p>Star Tech, founded by a group of investors, is raising $5m (£3.9m) to invest in the likes of Uber and Airbnb and it claims to be the first company of its kind in Britain …

What Is Machine Learning - A Complete Beginner's Guide In 2017

Computers have helped us to calculate the vastness of space and the minute details of subatomic particles. When it comes to counting and calculating, or following logical yes/no algorithms – computers outperform humans thanks to the electrons moving through their circuitry at the speed of light. …

Machine Learning

3 Ways HR Will Evolve in the Future

Thanks to cloud technology, all of this information can instead be stored in the cloud. No longer does an employee need to tick the boxes while …

SeedPlus closes $18M early-stage fund backed by Cisco, Eight Roads and others

SeedPlus, the early-stage investment firm backed by Singapore’s Jungle Ventures, has closed its debut fund at a total of SG$25 million, or approximately $18 million.<p>The firm also announced that Cisco and Eight Roads Ventures, the investment arm of Fidelity, have joined IFC and Indian business …

Venture Capital

London will subsidize ‘naked’ homes to aid in housing crisis

It’s not as titillating as you think...unless you’re into bare-bones architecture<p>How much do you think an apartment would cost without finishes like new floors, cabinets, partition walls, and built-in coffee machines? In London, it can be as much as 40 percent less than typical new builds. At …

Will London survive as a financial centre after Brexit?

EU rivals including Paris and Frankfurt are circling in the hope they can claw back business from the UK<p>Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European Union’s single financial market UK-based firms will have, and …

United Kingdom
Employment

The Complete Beginners' Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines such as 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL or Star Trek’s Data.<p>Today it is one of the hottest buzzwords …

Artificial Intelligence

3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day

There are tons of sites on the internet that can help you land a good job.<p>But you'd better be careful, or you'll find yourself wasting all your time surfing the web instead of actually applying for roles.<p>So, which sites should you stick to when you're trying to land a new gig?<p>Business Insider spoke …

Employment

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

One Answer That Will Increase Your Probability of Getting Hired | Inc.com

In 1995, I was approached by two classmates in college. They, apparently, had started a company, and were considering offering me a job as the lead developer. No doubt, I was fascinated. But then, one of them asked me if I was familiar enough with the Motorola (later Freescale) 6805 processor …

Employment

Best of TLNT 2017: The HR Skills You'll Need In the Age of AI

<i>Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the previous 12 months. We’re reposting each of the top 30</i> …

The Fatal Interview Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make

Dear Liz,<p>I’m job-hunting and I’m getting very frustrated. I can get job interviews without much trouble.<p>When I had three interviews lined up in a two-week period last month I thought “I won’t be unemployed for much longer!”<p>I had the three interviews and I haven’t heard anything back. All three …

Employment

Co-working spaces are the future of work but that could be a good thing

They can be noisy but co-working spaces also offer an environment where professionals can wait out the volatility of the job market<p>The growing phenomenon of co-working spaces – places where individuals can rent a desk of their own while sharing a range of other facilities with their co-tenants – is …

Labor Economics