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Psychologists Studied 5,000 Genius Kids for 45 Years — Here Are Their 6 Key Takeaways

Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half …

Standardized Testing

Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis

One of the most important unsolved problems in mathematics may have been solved, retired mathematician Michael Atiyah is set to claim on Monday. In a …

Mathematics

9 Passive-Aggressive Things People Say in Emails — and the Best Way to Respond to Each

Here's how to communicate with passive-aggressive coworkers less stressful.<p>If that snippy coworker is being passive-aggressive in an email (again!), …

8 predictions for the near-future of artificial intelligence

At this year’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC) in Tianjin, China, PwC unveiled a report detailing eight significant predictions for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room

A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.<p>Score one for the human brain. In a …

Machine Learning

Learning Statistics Online for Data Science | Data Science Blog

Data science is one of the hottest topics in the 21st century because we are generating data at a rate which is much higher than what we can actually …

Data Science

Artificial Intelligence in Business Gets Real

by: Sam Ransbotham, Philipp Gerbert, Martin Reeves, David Kiron, and Michael Spira<p>1<p>Executive Summary<p>Executives in companies around the world are …

Artificial Intelligence

5 tantrum-taming secrets from a family therapist

There is no denying that tantrums are one of the hard parts of parenting. The good news is that they are an incredibly normal and healthy emotional …

Hobby Lobby

Artificial Intelligence + Blockchain = Passive Income (Forever?)

The benefits of artificial intelligence are no longer limited to high-profile corporations, movie supervillains, and programmers performing fruitless …

Artificial Intelligence

Silexica, which optimises how disparate applications work together on autonomous cars, raises $18M

As we inch closer to building increasingly autonomous cars, the complexities that these vehicles will present as programmable hardware are increasing, with some 250 applications ranging from cameras to navigation controls to weather sensors running on a typical high performance system today. Now, a …

Autonomous Cars

Is Artificial Intelligence the Next Big Thing in Biotech?

The healthcare industry is not immune to software and technological advancements. In fact, the use of emerging technologies like artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Air India pilot averts massive disaster, saves 370 lives by manually landing aircraft in US

Even after multiple system failure, adverse weather conditions and lack of fuel while struggling to land at the John F Kennedy Airport in New York, …

Flying

Epigenetics: The Brain-Booster You've Never Heard Of

The emerging science of epigenetics describes the way our lifestyle and environment influence our gene expression over time. This growing field of research is a hot topic right now because it has radically altered our preconceived views on the nature-nurture debate. The new and evolving science …

Epigenetics

Scientists identify four personality types

Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they’ll tell you the results are little better than astrological signs. But a new study, based on huge sets of personality data representing 1.5 million people, has persuaded one of the staunchest critics of personality …

Northwestern University

IBM Is Being Sued for Age Discrimination After Firing Thousands

A lawyer known for battling tech giants over the treatment of workers has set her sights on International Business Machines Corp.<p>Shannon Liss-Riordan …

Employment

Is Your Back Out Of Whack? These 4 Simple Exercises Will Help Realign Your Spine

You can tell a lot about someone's movement patterns by their posture, and all solid posture starts with spinal alignment. Spinal alignment might not …

Forget Lehman Brothers, India is still in a financial crisis

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s note to the parliamentary committee on bad loans makes it abundantly clear how many corporate borrowers have …

Loans

The creator of Google's self-driving car project is now working to automate boring office functions

Sebastian Thrun, one of the best known entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, is taking on a new challenge that's a big shift from his work in autonomous …

Autonomous Cars

Why Design Thinking Works

Occasionally, a new way of organizing work leads to extraordinary improvements. Total quality management did that in manufacturing in the 1980s by combining a set of tools—kanban cards, quality circles, and so on—with the insight that people on the shop floor could do much higher level work than …

Design Thinking

I’ve Been a SAHM, a Single Mom, and a Working Mom — Now, Ask Me Which Is Harder

Image Source: ThinkstockBeing a mom is a tough job. Rewarding, of course … but also exhausting, demanding, time consuming, and selfless. I could go …

Motherhood

This blockchain-based company got $30 million to build a ‘new internet’

Cloud computing has quickly become one of the biggest innovations introduced by the internet. Cloud storage has allowed many businesses to streamline their operations, while it lets families share photos and videos with the people they care about. And when proper security measures are used, it can …

Blockchain

Why I Encourage My Best Employees to Consider Outside Job Offers

Every day we get new reminders of just how tough the war for talent can be. It isn’t enough to attract the greatest employees — you have to retain them. That’s become a bigger challenge with “job hopping” on the rise. One survey found that 64% of workers, and 75% of those under the age of 34, …

Employment

Make Sure Everyone on Your Team Sees Learning as Part of Their Job

As an executive coach, I speak regularly at corporate leadership development programs. During discussions, participants often confess the real reason they’re in the room, and it’s rarely “to grow and learn.” Time and again, the reasons include: they are checking a box on their development plan, …

Google Search

What to Do If There’s No Clear Career Path for You at Your Company

We all know the old script: join a company, work hard, move up the ladder. But it’s been decades since that was a reliable path, and not just because of layoffs or outsourcing or robots.<p>These days, the culprit preventing many professionals from identifying a clear career path at their company is …

Management Consulting

How Self-Reflection Can Help Leaders Stay Motivated

We tend to romanticize leadership. When friends are promoted to managerial positions, we slap them on the back, tell them that they finally made it, and congratulate them for their hard work. Our reactions are understandable. Occupying a leadership role often comes with more prestige, financial …

Self-Reflection

What’s the Purpose of Companies in the Age of AI?

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and computer technology are causing us to think again about some really basic questions: what is a firm? What can firms do better than markets? And what are the distinctive qualities of firms in a world of smart contracts and AI?<p>While there has been a …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Supervisors Envy Their Employees

Supervisors enjoy all kinds of advantages that come with their positions: they have control over resources, make important decisions, enjoy higher salaries and other valuable perks, and have opportunities to network with power-brokers both inside and outside their organizations.<p>Despite those …

Employment

Keeping the Human Element in Customer Service While Using AI and Chatbots

Customers’ needs, wants, and preferences are rapidly reshaping business in the digital age. With social and mobile technology always in hand, consumers expect companies to be available online at any time with high-quality customer experiences.These connected customers also expect an omnichannel …

Customer Experience

LinkedIn open sources TonY, its framework to run TensorFlow on Hadoop

The core idea is to run TensorFlow jobs as reliably and flexibly as other first-class citizens on Hadoop.<p>LinkedIn on Thursday will announce a new …

Open Source Movement