Here are 5 ways we can help robots and people work together (WEforum)

For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning lights on and off. Researchers and companies are exploring lots of avenues for improving how robots and artificial intelligence systems work – and technical advances are important. A few basic concepts from the deep body of scholarly research into human teamwork […]
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5 Crucial Things to Look for in Your First Manager

by Lily Zhang Whether you’re going through your first job search for a full-time position, probably the last thing on your mind is what kind of manager you’re going to have. That’s completely understandable. After all, you’re probably running around with your hair on fire conducting formal interviews , cleaning up your resume, and crafting cover letters. You just […]
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Think Critically About the Wisdom of Experts

by Andre A. King Some lessons about assessing the claims of people whose opinions seem unassailable. Expert analysis informs the decisions we make as leaders and managers — and in our everyday lives. We can’t see red blood cells, but we trust scientists who say we have them and doctors who order blood tests to […]
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New Ways to Gauge Talent and Potential

by Josh Bersin Digital tools and methods can make the process of talent assessment easier and more preciseworkforce positions a company’s digital initiatives for success. Most businesses understand that they must attract star performers — and compete fiercely for them — to thrive in the marketplace. What they struggle with is how to do it […]
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AI can help us overcome biases instead of perpetuating them, with guidance from the humans who design, train, and refine its systems.

by Paul R. Daugherty November 2018 AI can help us overcome biases instead of perpetuating them, with guidance from the humans who design, train, and refine its systems. Digital Artificial intelligence has had some justifiably bad press recently. Some of the worst stories have been about systems that exhibit racial or gender bias in facial […]
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How to cite Instagram in APA

With social media being recognised for its research potential, it becomes more and more important to know how to cite and reference these site. APA’s style blog tells you how Click here to access the blog post

NASA’s interplanetary internet, coming soon to a planet near you (Discover Magazine)

by Troy Farah NASA is about to make it a little easier to check your Instagram in zero gravity. Two teams, Science Mission Directorate and Human Exploration and Operations, are working together to finally make interplanetary internet a thing. Previous efforts to bring WiFi throughout the solar system haven’t always been successful, but this time, […]
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3 Ways senior leaders create a toxic culture (HBR)

by Ron Carucci Whether presiding over the entire company, a function, a region, or a business unit, the people at the top of an organization have a disproportionate level of influence over those they lead. Those further down in the organization look to their leaders for cues on what’s acceptable (and what isn’t), and the […]
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From warehouse to patient: mPharma’s approach to increasing the accessibility of medicines in Africa (Rising Africa)

Good news from the continent Since 2013, the startup mPharma has been trying to build an infrastructure and a drug-monitoring system to connect patients, hospitals and pharmacies. The objective is to enable doctors to know the exact location and availability of medicines in real time, and patients to have better access to medicines. mPharma is […]
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How digital leaders inspire engagement (MIT Sloan Review)

by Jane McConnell An engaged workforce positions a company’s digital initiatives for success. Digital leaders should, Clarify the role of digital transformation within the company’s strategic vision, then walk the talk. The three best practices to start with are: Make it compelling and relevant. The “why” of a digital program has to be integrated into […]
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