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How to prevent embarrassing tech mishaps during your presentation

If you’re like most businesspeople, technology has become an integral part of your presentations. Although your audio and visual aids undoubtedly add …

Public Relations

Five Best Practices for Law Firm Content Marketing

Blockbuster became dominant in the video rental business by offering convenience and selection — more stores and more titles than its competitors. …

Marketing

Was Science Wrong About Being Right?

Much of what defines us as a species is all in our heads.<p>First and foremost, we’ve got these big, powerful brains, and small faces tucked underneath …

Evolution

Which Side Are You On? Thinking Critically About Politics

When I first came of age where I could legally enjoy a beer, my father gave me one piece of advice for conducting myself in a pub: “don’t talk about …

Critical Thinking

Next-Generation Legal Technologists Reflect on Legal Education at CALIcon

<b>This blog post was written by Michael Robak, Director of the Schoenecker Law Library, Associate Dean for Technology & Information Services and</b> …

School Administration

This Beauty Product Produces as Much Pollution as Cars

Air pollution is to vehicles as plastic waste is to beauty products, right? Wrong. While we’ve been conditioned to believe that air pollution and …

Pollution

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

With the ascent of Chromebooks and G-suite, Google became a leader in American classrooms in the last few years. With a little fanfare, Google announced this month that it was launching a learning microsite, Grow with Google.<p>Google spokesperson Peter Schottenfels said, “It is our initiative to help …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Just Found Almost 1,000 New Genes Associated With Intelligence

We have cracked the code.<p>Researchers have identified over 1,016 specific genes associated with intelligence, the vast majority of which are unknown …

Genetics

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

accountabilitypartner

Does It Take 66 Years to Review 100,000 Emails? At the State Department, Yes.

The State Department wants several decades to review and produce less than 100,000 documents. Here's a look at the State Department's excruciating, …

Kablan magnetic porcelain tiles eliminate glue, grout and probably a few mistakes

<b>In the new factory-fast prefab world, this is an attractive solution poles apart from the old way of doing floors.</b><p>We talk often about Open Building, …

Microsoft Office is getting a simpler, cleaner look

Microsoft Office is getting a cleaner look.<p>The company announced Wednesday it will begin rolling out subtle changes to the Office.com and Office 365 …

An Alarming Number Of Adults May Be Taking Medications That Cause Depression Without Even Knowing It, Study Finds

More than one-third of U.S. adults could be taking prescription medications without realizing the potential side effect of depression and a higher …

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

Outfit from the 1880s reveals gold mine of Texas family history

Last year, Elizabeth Jones stumbled on a Texas fashion mystery.<p>She could not precisely date an image from a family photo album, so she tried to …

When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

In 1956, the renowned cognitive psychologist George Miller published one of the field’s most widely cited papers, “The Magical Number Seven, Plus or …

Reed Smith Revamps Associate Life With New Billing Requirements, Training, Reviews

Credit: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com<p>Reed Smith has become the latest firm to direct its attention to the evolving expectations of its younger …

Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

Market Capitalization

6 Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Space

Corporations have billions budgeted for consultants.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, according to Bloomberg, corporations paid outside consultants $39.3 billion dollars. Corporate consulting is one of the highest margin business opportunities …

Small Business

If Solar Panels Are So Clean, Why Do They Produce So Much Toxic Waste?

The last few years have seen growing concern over what happens to solar panels at the end of their life. Consider the following statements:<p><b>The problem of solar panel disposal “will explode with full force in two or three decades and wreck the environment” because it “is a huge amount of waste and</b> …

Solar Power

Here’s an ‘evil genius plan’ using robot voices to drive illegal telemarketers crazy. And it works.

Today I'm going to show you how to torture illegal telemarketers. Waste their time. Drive them crazy. Make them not want to call you ever again.<p>No, …

Why the GDPR Will Make Your Online Experience Worse

Early computer programmers created the Y2K bug by failing to consider if computers would know the date 00 meant the year 2000. Fixing this simple …

Show What You Know: The Shift To Competency

“GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless,” said Laszlo Bock, former head of HR at Google. “Google famously used to ask everyone for a transcript and GPAs and test scores, but we don’t anymore, unless you’re just a few years out of school. We found that they don’t …

Pedagogy

Report: U.S. workers hate ‘open’ office spaces

Would you change jobs to find a less annoying workspace?According to survey data collected by Bospar PR, it would appear many of us would—especially …

MS Office exploits grow fourfold

Exploits remain popular with cyber criminals. Exploits for Microsoft Office in-the-wild in Q1 2018 r...

Don't Tell Anyone, But We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

<b>Inconvenient Science:</b> NASA data show that global temperatures <i>dropped</i> sharply over the past two years. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't …

Climate Change

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Apps

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence