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How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming

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Per Espen Stoknes 10,200 views • 15:00 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between ...

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017

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To determine TIME’s annual unranked list, we consider hundreds of inventions from around from around the world. In the past, we’ve featured everything from the floating lightbulb to the desktop ...

Why Psychology is Essential in a Future Dominated by AI

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In a future where artificial intelligence (AI) is ubiquitous, psychology will remain an area of opportunity to help people cope with the uncertainty and change. As the world becomes increasingly ...

Russian oligarch docks yacht in Palm Beach ahead of Trump visit

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Las Vegas Donald Trump North Korea By Julia Manchester - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC ...

Analysis

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Using numbers scrawled by Bronze Age merchants on 4,000-year-old clay tablets, a historian and three economists have developed a novel way to pinpoint the locations of lost cities of the ...

The Uncounted

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Late on the evening of Sept. 20, 2015, Basim Razzo sat in the study of his home on the eastern side of Mosul, his face lit up by a computer ...

stop telling me I'll change my mind

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Christen Reighter 10,075 views • 14:36 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk One in five women in the United States will not have ...

Google makes it easier to move big data to the cloud with new BigQuery service

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Google is making it easier to move data from Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to its BigQuery big data platform with the new BigQuery Data Transfer Service. On Thursday,

No, there hasn’t been a human 'head transplant', and there may never be

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In February 2015, Sergio Canavero appeared in this very publication claiming a live human head will be successfully transplanted onto a donor human body within two years. He’s popped up ...

How littleBits grew from side project to Star Wars

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Like many of the most compelling startups, littleBits began life as a side-hustle — no expectations, no early push for venture capital. Just a bit of tinkering to pass the ...

We've stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers

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Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and banks, today we increasingly rely on others,

How to talk to someone who doesn’t believe in climate change

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“Climate change has become one of the taboo topics — like sex, politics and religion — that doesn’t get talked about at the Thanksgiving table,” says Anthony Leiserowitz, director of ...

Christina Wodtke

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I have some things I need to get off my chest. This is a ramble, but I’m in too much pain to tidy it up. If it’s too rambly, go ...

eClinicalWorks sued for nearly $1 billion for inaccurate medical records

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Compliance & LegalEHR vendor eClinicalWorks has been hit with a class-action lawsuit that alleges patients couldn’t trust their medical record’s accuracy due to flaws in the company’s software. The suit ...

Opinion

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Republicans in the House of Representatives have just passed a tax bill that would devastate graduate research in the United States. Hidden in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is ...

My fear and fury in the eye of the Russia-Leave storm

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Last week, nearly one year on from the first stories about possible collusion between Donald Trump and the Kremlin, Theresa May stood up and finally talked about Russia. The country ...

UK considers tax on single-use plastics to tackle ocean pollution

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The chancellor, Philip Hammond, will announce in next week’s budget a “call for evidence” on how taxes or other charges on single-use plastics such as takeaway cartons and packaging could ...

Myths of the 1 Percent: What’s Putting People at the Top

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Advertisement Income inequality inspires fierce debate around the world, and no shortage of proposed solutions. As global billionaires bid up the price of a da Vinci painting on Wednesday, to ...

Grad Student Says Princeton Prof Who Sexually Harassed Her Was Given Slap On The Wrist

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A graduate student at Princeton University says that engineering professor Sergio Verdu sexually harassed her over the course of two months and, despite being found responsible, was required only to ...

There's a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It

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By Published November 17, 2017 Views Yesterday I appeared on a panel about digital publishers who are ‘pivoting to video’. I’ve written about this before. But in case you’re new ...

My Vagina Is Terrific. Your Opinion About It Is Not.

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But it was the Vicks VapoRub that put me over the edge. Around the internet I am known as the gynecologist who debunks unnecessary and often harmful vaginal trends. Vaginal ...

What's new, Atlas?

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What have you been up to lately, Atlas?

The Robots Are Coming

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Technology For our jobs. Our military. And our current way of life. That is, unless a handful of local AI wizards can stop them. —By David Talbot On a July ...

A Panama tower carries Trump's name and ties to organized crime

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PANAMA CITY — When Ivanka Trump flew here in 2006 to push her family’s latest business project — an oceanfront steel and glass tower called the Trump Ocean Club International ...

Perspective

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When French voters resoundingly elected a centrist president rather than a right-leaning antiglobalist this month, one reason may have been the nation’s news media. As a French newspaper editor commented: ...

WordPress 4.9 “Tipton”

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Version 4.9 of WordPress, named “Tipton” in honor of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.9 ...

A mission for journalism in a time of crisis

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‘No former period, in the history of our Country, has been marked by the agitation of questions of a more important character than those which are now claiming the attention ...

Book Cover Mug by A Book Apart

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The A Book Apart ceramic mug is sturdy and practical for keeping your favorite beverage warm—and essential to helping you look great while you sip. Choose your favorite book cover ...

The Housing First approach to homelessness

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Lloyd Pendleton 12,582 views • 13:45 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk What do you think would happen if you invited an individual ...

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

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Australian guitarist and AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after a long battle with dementia. He died peacefully on Saturday with his family nearby, a statement said. Young ...

How a half-educated tech elite delivered us into evil

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One of the biggest puzzles about our current predicament with fake news and the weaponisation of social media is why the folks who built this technology are so taken aback ...

The myth of the male bumbler

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Male bumblers are an epidemic. These men are, should you not recognize the type, wide-eyed and perennially confused. What's the difference, the male bumbler wonders, between a friendly conversation with ...

Opinion

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Nine of the 10 states with the highest teen birthrates voted Republican in 2016. And nine of the 10 states with the lowest teen birthrates voted Democratic. “Red regions of ...

The Republican tax bill contains a sneaky break for private jet owners

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The Senate GOP tax bill contains a tax break for owners of private jets. People that own jets would have payments relating to their exempted from an excise tax. The ...

Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social

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Roughly ten years ago, as phones became smartphones and Facebook and Twitter began their rise towards ubiquity, a fundamental social shift took place: the majority of people in the developed ...

Building on Land Saves Big in Offshore Wind Construction, Study Finds

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A recent study supported by the U.S. Department of Energy found it is possible to significantly reduce the time and capital required to get offshore wind turbines in the water.

The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students

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Advertisement OpinionRepublicans in the House of Representatives have just passed a tax bill that would devastate graduate research in the United States. Hidden in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ...

Episode 101: A brewed awakening for bonds; #AllIn at GreenBuild

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:00amTune in 8:15 around for a weekly roundup of news. 1. How Starbucks brewed a stronger sustainability bond 2. How Canopy's founder is winning converts ...

What it's like to be a woman in Hollywood

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Naomi McDougall Jones 0 views • 17:00 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk What we see in movies matters: it affects our hobbies,

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

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It was 1984 and General Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov had a problem. The general occupied one of the KGB’s most exalted posts. He was head of the First Chief Directorate, the ...

The Future of Online Retail Is Offline

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When Warby Parker was founded in 2010, the pitch was simple: Don't buy expensive designer eyeglasses in stores; buy cheaper ones on the Internet. It was a good pitch. It ...

Health Insurance Marketplace: Enroll for 2015 Healthcare Coverage

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Get ready to join the millions already enrolled in Marketplace coverage. Sign up for email and text updates to get important Open Enrollment reminders -- including a note as soon ...

Russian troll describes work in the misinformation factory

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For months, Vitaly Bespalov, 26, was one of hundreds of workers pumping out misinformation online at the Internet Research Agency, the Russian troll factory responsible for explosive content seen by ...

How to talk (and listen) to transgender people

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Jackson Bird 0 views • 6:24 • Subtitles in 1 languages Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender ...

Easy as Pie? Family Apple Farms Persist Against the Odds

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A typical fall morning at Clark Brothers Orchard in Ashfield, Massachusetts, looks something like this: A packaging order is missing, a delivery truck is late, the harvest crew is short-handed,

“The fish rots from the head”: a historian on the unique corruption of Trump’s White House

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200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list.

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If you haven’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called as MOOCs or Massive Open Online ...

Tech companies spend more on R&D than any other companies in the U.S.

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Tech companies lead top U.S. companies in R&D spending. That’s notable because spending on research and development is a key indicator for U.S. productivity, a measure of how well our ...

These Researchers Dug Through People’s Garbage to Find Out Why We Waste Food

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Food waste is a huge problem in this country. It’s also still largely a mystery to many of us. For this reason the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) recently sent ...

Judiciary panel requests more info on Kushner

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Kushner has denied any allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia The committee wants information about his communication with other campaign officials and his security clearance Washington (CNN)Senate Judiciary ...
 

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