Jan Nieuweboer

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Four Ways Blockchain is Going to Rock the HR World

Posted By Christin Cluley<p>HR and the Blockchain Revolution<p>First off, we need to stop using Blockchain and Bitcoin interchangeably. Things you’ve most …

Blockchain

Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

An analysis of more than 400 use cases across 19 industries and nine business functions highlights the broad use and significant economic potential …

Machine Learning

Audio Research Reference 160M Vacuum Tube Amplifier $30,000

Audio Research has this week unveiled its new Reference 160M (REF160M) Monoblock Power Amplifier which has been in development for over two years. …

Audiophile

The Future Of Work: It's Already Here -- And Not As Scary As You Think

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Singularity University Summit in San Francisco on The Future of Work. After months of research on the topic, reading dozens of books and articles on AI, robotics, and economics, I came to a simple conclusion: the future of work is <i>already here</i>. And we …

Artificial Intelligence
The Workplace

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Rethinking Hierarchy in the Workplace

Flat structures, research shows, can create more functional teams.<p>Defined hierarchy. Commanding leadership. These corporate ligaments secure firms in …

Stanford University

How Domain Expertise And AI Can Conquer The Next Generation Of Cyber Threats

No one, not even Google CEO Sundar Pichai, is immune to being hacked. And this problem isn’t going away. Cybercrime figures are increasing each year, …

Artificial Intelligence

How can we predict what expertise will be needed in the future? Artificial intelligence knows

Speeches often mention how Finland has a well-educated population and harbours much specialist expertise. But who ultimately knows what exact skills …

Artificial Intelligence

There Are Two Types of Performance — but Most Organizations Only Focus on One

In 2007 Harvard Business School professor Ethan S. Bernstein studied assembly-line performance at a company he called “Precision.”<p>Based in Southern China, Precision was the second-largest manufacturer of cell phones in the world at the time. Precision made it easy for managers to oversee their …

Management

Why Everyone Must Get Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution

First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization… So what comes next?<p>Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet …

Manufacturing

Future of Work

We are at the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution, one that promises to alter the world of work permanently. Is your organization …

Innovation

OECD iLibrary | Industrial robotics and the global organisation of production

Increased robot use, fuelled by price declines and the increased dexterity of these machines, is expected to affect existing/future production …

Economic Development

Leading with inner agility

Disruptive times call for transformational leaders with a knack for addressing complex problems. To navigate effectively, we must learn to let go—and …

Management

Asimov’s laws of robotics need an update for the workplace

Seventy-six years ago, sci-fi author Isaac Asimov wrote his initial three laws of robotics as part of his short story, “Runaround.” With visions of physical robots living alongside humans, Asimov’s universal maxims were designed to be programmed into robotic DNA, thus preventing them from harming …

The Future

Oppo Digital is ending its audio and Blu-ray player business

The 14-year-old company says it will gradually stop manufacturing new products. Existing products will still be supported.<p>Oppo Digital, maker of high-end audio products and disc players, is saying farewell.<p>The 14-year-old company announced Monday that it will gradually stop manufacturing new …

4K Ultra HD

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

Wellbeing at the heart of your people strategy

For Tim, an impactful wellbeing program doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. He strongly believes that whatever you put into developing and …

Self-improvement

How to Hardwire Resilience into Your Brain

One winter, I went camping with my friend Bob in the backcountry near Sequoia National Park. After spending the day slogging uphill through deep …

Mindfulness

Cambridge Audio Announces Its Best-Ever Hi-Fi Series

U.K.’s Cambridge Audio is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new high-end audio line that sets a “new standard for sound and design from the …

Audiophile

Human Resources (HR) Business Partner 2.0

In 1997, Netscape was the browser of choice; Motorola StarTAC dominated cell phone popularity; the Apple PowerBook led in innovative laptops; …

Human Resources

3 Things We’ll See in HR by 2022

On Friday of last week (10/20), I was a guest on Michael Cameron’s daily radio program “ Win-Win@Work ” and had the opportunity to speak about my …

Recruitment

HR has lost the trust of employees. Here is who has it now

Human resources has to be one of the greatest bait-and-switch professions one can join today. HR departments position themselves with a forward-facing fluffy image, whether improving the productivity of workers through training and development programs or perhaps righting the yawning inequality gap …

The Workplace
Gig Economy

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

Physics made the atomic bomb and chemistry created nerve gas. Today, computer scientists need to confront the weaponization of their work.<p>“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry …

Artificial Intelligence

Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway'

An artificial intelligence (AI) and Blockchain start-up with backing from Harrisburg University in Pennsylvania is developing a completely new way of utilizing and processing data by integrating AI and “smart logic” into every bit of data. The goal is to build what is described as an “AI …

Blockchain
Economics

If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and …

Retirement

Robots aren’t taking the jobs, just the paychecks

<i>By:</i> <i>Brennan Hoban</i><p>For more than 40 years, the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity — the academic journal published twice a year by Economic Studies …