Paul Sorin Tiţa

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Dispute emerges ahead of diaspora protest in Bucharest

Another dispute emerged around the diaspora protest scheduled to take place in Bucharest on August 10, in Victoriei Square.<p>The Bucharest City Hall …

Comical proof that all travel bloggers' Instagram photos are essentially clones

Hold on to your hats, and get ready for an onslaught of near-identical Instagram shots. An account fast-growing in popularity on the social media platform is collating photos from travel bloggers, ‘influencers’ and adventurers which bear an uncanny resemblance to one another, and the results are …

Social Media

New genre of artificial intelligence programs take computer hacking to another level

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The nightmare scenario for computer security - artificial intelligence programs that can learn how to evade even the best defenses - may already have arrived.<p>FILE PHOTO: Servers for data storage are seen at Advania's Thor Data Center in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland August 7, …

Artificial Intelligence

The infantilization of Western culture

<b>(Kevin Wolf/AP Images for American Egg Board)</b><p>What happens when an entire society succumbs to childlike behavior and discourse?<p>Simon Gottschalk<p>August 8, 2018 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>If you regularly watch TV, you’ve probably seen a cartoon bear pitching …

Arrested Development

Why working hard could be BAD for you: Employees who put in too much effort perform worse and don't get promoted, study says

We are told that hard work can lead to more promotions, a higher pay raise and general overall happiness.<p>But a new study has revealed that working …

The Workplace

How Does the Language You Speak Influence the Way You Think?

<i>Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.</i> —Rumi<p>The ostensible purpose of language is to transmit thoughts from one mind to …

Language

The modern education system was designed to train future factory workers to be "docile"

The education system as we know it is only about 200 years old. Before that, formal education was mostly reserved for the elite. But as industrialization changed the way we work, it created the need for universal schooling.<p>Factory owners required a docile, agreeable workers who would show up on …

Education

Only 20% of US kids study a language in school—compared to 92% in Europe

Kids in the US take classes in English, which works out pretty well for them. The dominant global language right now happens to be their default. Perhaps that’s one reason why only 20% of US students in kindergarten through 12th grade learn a foreign language, according to new Pew Research Center …

Language Learning

Chemists discover how blue light speeds blindness

Blue light from digital devices and the sun transforms vital molecules in the eye's retina into cell killers, according to optical chemistry research …

Immune System

Looking For A Job? Don't Make These 10 Common Candidate Mistakes

Few career situations are more stressful than searching for a new job. You have to update your resume, tailor your applications to your desired positions, and polish your online presence to ensure employers are finding the most relevant and positive information about you.<p>Amid all this stress, it’s …

Employment

How hidden bias can stop you getting a job

Through every step of the hiring process, recruiters can discriminate against job candidates, without meaning to. Here's how to spot these behaviours, and what to do about it.<p>Today, there are few arguments that can be made against having a diverse, multicultural workforce. Women are as good as men, …

Employment

When Employees Leave: Conduct Comprehensive Exit Interviews

<i>This is the first in a three-part series of articles on what to do when employees leave the business. Today's article explores how employers should</i> …

Employment

Romanian, German archeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.<p>Archaeologist Florin Golgatan told The Associated Press that the find represented "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe in the …

Archaeology

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

Essential tips, tricks, and apps to help you learn a language

Fait intéressant: Seulement 17% des Américains parlent plus d'une langue. Yep, according to a survey cited by Forbes, less than one fifth of …

Language Learning

How Hiring Managers Silently Judge You Based On Your Looks

Employer review site Fairygodboss asked 500 hiring professionals to name the top three qualities they perceived when shown images of various female job candidates.<p>If you still believe looks don’t matter when it comes to landing a job, think again.<p>Fairygodboss, an employer review site for women, …

Getting Started with Instagram for Your Business: 8 Simple Steps

More than 1 billion people use Instagram every month1, and over five million businesses use Instagram to tell their stories visually, connect with …

Social Media

7 Essential HTML Tags that Separate SEO Pros from the Rookies

For many websites, a #1 ranking is the best thing that’s ever happened to them.Let me tell you a little story.A company built a website. It was just …

Want To Learn A New Language? This Record-Breaking App Is Here To Help

Imagine if you could become fluent in any language, even think in a new language, faster than ever before?<p>Gabriel Wyner invented a whole new way of learning foreign languages. He reached fluency in French in five months. Russian took him 10 months. Today, he speaks a total of six languages …

The Problem With Trump's "Merit-Based" Immigration Might Lie in How He Defines Merit

Following the attack in lower Manhattan yesterday, President Donald Trump has renewed his plea to reform immigration into a “merit-based” system. Trump particularly took issue with the Diversity Visa Lottery, a program that granted entry to Uzbekistan immigrant Sayfullo Saipov, who allegedly sped …

Google's 'Fast Pair' makes it easy to connect Bluetooth headphones to Android phones — and it's better than Apple's version in one crucial way

Google announced its new Fast Pair feature on Tuesday, which will make it easier to pair Bluetooth headphones with Android devices running Android 6.0 or above.<p>All you need to do is:

Having an Office BFF Is the "Number One" Predictor of Workplace Satisfaction

Think about the last job that made you dread waking up and clocking in every day—it's highly likely that there was more than one factor influencing …

AI and human understanding will win the war for talent

One of the most well known tropes in startup and tech culture is that your business is only as good as the team behind it. You can’t do anything without having a strong team, and the most important job for every manager is to hire quality talent that fits into the preexisting team dynamics. The HR …

Student charged by FBI for hacking his grades more than 90 times

The 22-year-old student used a keylogger he called the "Hand of God."

University of Iowa

« Beaucoup d’étudiants ont peur de partir en Erasmus à cause de leur niveau en langues »

En tournée à bord de l’Erasbus, Morgane Molnar, elle-même étudiante, fait découvrir le programme européen d’échanges universitaires et répond aux …

The language you speak can affect the way you see colour

Business Insider spoke to writer, lecturer, and colour expert Gavin Evans about languages' impact on colour and how it affects our perception of it.<p>Read the full transcript below:<p><i>"There are several cultures in the world, including the Ancient Greeks, that did not have a word for the colour blue. In</i> …

Language

Facebook launches desktop version of Workplace Messenger with screen sharing

Facebook has officially launched the Mac and PC desktop apps of Facebook Workplace, TechCrunch reported. The app also comes with screen sharing, …

4 Questions to Ask Your New Boss

No matter how long you've been on the job, adapting to a new boss can be a learning process for everyone involved. Here are a few questions to ask early on that might help things run smoothly.<p>Some managers swear by email and use it as their primary means of communication. Others prefer face-to-face …

Ditch Facebook Messenger. Use Messenger Lite Instead

Statistically speaking, there’s a pretty good chance you’re one of the 1.2 billion people who use Facebook Messenger at least once a month. …

Twelve Facebook tips that everyone should know

Sync your calendars, censor your history and save great posts: top ways to streamline your social experience<p>Want to liven up your messages and updates? Facebook automatically converts certain character combinations into graphical emoticons: for example, if you enter “:D” it will appear as a …