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Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself - MIT Technology Review

Yet another bastion of human skill and intelligence has fallen to the onslaught of the machines. A new kind of deep-learning machine has taught …

Computer Science

​Windows 10: How Microsoft used AI to speed up its April 2018 Update roll out

Microsoft said it used AI technologies to monitor its latest Windows 10 update.<p>Microsoft yesterday declared the Windows 10 April 2018 Update fit for …

Software

All of Your Favorite '80s Movies Are Here in One Poster

“Hey, remember the ’80s?” It was a great time for geek fandom, especially at the movies. Considering all of the incredible films that were made in …

Movies

What It Means to Be a 'Good' Father in America Has Changed. Here's How

The purpose of Father’s Day, an annual holiday that falls in the U.S. on the third Sunday in June is clear: families spend some quality time with …

Parenting

What If Your Business Was So Intelligent That Nothing Came As A Surprise

Artificial intelligence (AI) is gearing up to help business leaders never be blindsided again. It’s not that AI will prevent hurricanes, worker …

Machine Learning

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.<p>In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.<p>"Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 …

World War II

11 Sex Toys That Double As Jewelry

For far too long female sexuality didn't get the attention it deserved. It was assumed — and still is by some — that only men are sexual beings and …

Jewelry

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

Employment

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Customers

New App Changing Way Parents, Kids Handle Chores

In today’s high-tech world, many parents are no longer giving their kids cash to do chores. Now, there are allowance apps that help parents teach …

Kids

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Products Every Women Over 40 Should Be Using For Under-Eye Bags

Regardless of what age you are, you know that under-eye bags are annoying. But, if you’re over 40, then you know <i>very well</i> that they’re the absolute …

Skin Care

How An IPO Really Works

IPO fever is definitely back in the tech world. Some of the recent deals include DocuSign, Smartsheet, Pivotal Software, Zuora, Dropbox and Zscaler.<p>Yet the IPO process is often mysterious and misunderstood. So to get a sense of how things really work, I had a chance to talk to Howard Lerman, who is …

Venture Capital

What Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" Teaches Us About the Insufficiency of Good Intentions

The search for the Great American Novel should have ended in 1957 when a Russian immigrant named Ayn Rand published 'Atlas Shrugged'. Arresting in …

Foundation for Economic Education

Becoming a Successful Executive Doesn't Prepare You to Innovate

There is a basic tradeoff between innovation and optimization<p>Becoming a successful executive is a fairly linear path. You start at the bottom and learn to solve basic problems in your field or industry. As you gain experience and improve your skills you are given more responsibility, begin to …

Innovation

Score a Top Project Management Position by Becoming Certified in Agile Scrum

It's a methodology worth learning whether you're a project manager or managing projects is just one element of your job.<p>You probably work with …

Project Management

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions To the Nine Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

How to instantly improve your LinkedIn profile headline

There is a <b>proven LinkedIn profile headline formula</b> that <i>isn’t</i> about catchy taglines (“The pro you’ve been looking for”) or meaningless buzzwords …

Employment

Infographic: 5 steps for defining your perfect audience

What does your ideal audience member look like?<p>Any level of communication requires an audience, someone on the receiving end. Savvy PR pros know that …

Public Relations

Why it's your fault your data scientists keep quitting

Data scientists are richly paid but poorly understood—recipe for churn.<p>Bummer. You worked so hard to find the perfect data scientist to magically …

Big Data

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

Entrepreneurship

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

The Teen Slang Dictionary for Parents

Teens in each generation develop a language of their own based on what is going on in teen culture. And the introduction of social media and digital …

Language

Here’s How Rich You’d Be If You’d Invested $500 6 Years Ago in Tech Giants Like Facebook and Amazon

Here's what your investments would look like in each year.<p>Warren Buffett said it best: “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted …

Investing

2018 Election: Your guide to the state primary ballot measures

<i>FILE: Besides choosing candidates in a rash of primary contests, Californians will also be voting on five state propositions on the June 5 ballot. ;</i> …

California

3 Social Security Moves You Should Never Make

Don't leave money on the table.<p>Making the most of Social Security takes effort. Although it's easy to go on autopilot and just make the same …

Retirement