Sun.Aug 18, 2019

Are We Turning Our Backs On Science?

Digital Tonto

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Making The Shift From System To Ecosystem

Innovation Excellence

When IBM first debuted its Watson system on the game show Jeopardy! in 2011, it was like something out of science fiction. Here was a computer that could not only understand spoken questions, but answer them faster and more accurately than the best human players.

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#1,541- Reverse Trailers, Film Tapas, and the Future of Entertainment

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you miss a sporting event you can catch up by watching the highlights on SportsCenter. If you haven’t read a book but want to be able to talk about it you can get the Cliff’s notes version. But what recourse do you have when it comes to catching up on movies or TV shows?

Rent My Life

Innovation Excellence

In a world where we can rent everything, why should we own anything at all? The liberal answer may say that modern democracies are based on private property. And, my mind goes immediately at John Locke and his natural rights. Do we need, or do we have to protect at least, private property?

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

#1,540 – Humanimals

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you saw the trailer for Cats you know how unnerving human-animal hybrids can be. Unfortunately, if you are looking for a reprieve for your nightmares you came to the wrong place. That’s because we may soon be getting the real thing in the form of humanimals.

Many Workers Don't Feel The Same Way About Innovation as Executive Leaders Do

Michael Roberto

Source: PxHere SurveyMonkey recently conducted a survey on behalf of Fast Company regarding employee attitudes about innovation. They questioned over 3,000 workers in this study. The results demonstrate a wide disparity between executive beliefs and lower level employee attitudes and beliefs.

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