Prashanth Victor

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Who Will Protect Artificial Intelligence From Humanity?

The common science fiction trope is of AI that is becomes sentient and turns against us. But if we can create thinking robots, what rights will they have, and who will enforce them?<p>Recent progress in robotics and artificial intelligence has blurred the line between man and machine. After more than …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

Emotional Intelligence

Planning A Front-end JavaScript Application

Planning a front-end web application is about more than just picking a few JavaScript solutions to aid in the architecture and testing of a web …

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Youtopia

We’re in the golden age of the self. So why does it feel like we’re barely here?<p>Every age has a grand, historic project. Ours is this: being yourself.<p>…

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

The 5 Most Common Negotiating Mistakes

Some people possess natural negotiation chops. The rest of us just need practice.<p>Negotiating can be uncomfortable: standing up for yourself, asking for what you want, and trying to get a better price, terms, and condition often feels confrontational–and most of us avoid confrontation.<p>“You have to …

Employment

From Google Ventures: 4 Steps For Combining The Hacker Way With Design Thinking

With 150 companies to mentor, Google Ventures’ team of seven designers has time only for a sprint–and that’s one reason why it’s effective.<p>Jake Knapp is like the middle-school teacher everyone should have had. Tall, with clear blue plastic glasses, he holds a classroom-clock-sized timer like a …

The 4 Essential Elements To Getting Your Point Across

Showing empathy is one of the keys to building great relationships and better communication. But how do you get personal without overstepping your bounds? Here’s a guide for striking the right balance.<p>If you want people to listen to you–really listen–it may be time to take up juggling.<p>Not …

Leadership

Why Innovating Means Eliminating Much Of What We Have Just Created

It may seem like a waste of time or a step backwards, but to be truly innovative, you have to subtract from your big ideas to add to their strength.<p>It’s common knowledge that to be innovative, we must first explore, play, and brainstorm. But the second part of the process is more surprising.<p>True …

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