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From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ajay Agrawal | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We and our 6 month old baby live in a 1930's built house in AZ, it's a little ramshackle but we like it fine. We've discovered there's exposed lead paint in some areas and are trying to figure out what we want to happen if we're going to continue living...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: permiechickie | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If you’re a fan of TLC shows, family drama, or just good old reality television, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the the Duggar family. And if you’re not, you’ve probably heard of them anyway, but why? Who is the Duggar Family from 19 Kids and Counting?...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ruth Kinane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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While most of the usual arguments around increasing diversity in the technological workspace are geared toward fairness and balance, one of the lesser-known implications of diversity is in how artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots are trained...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Bev Terrell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord. The post Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate measures appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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"...probably by the mid '20s to the late '20s, you'll start to see a dramatic change in sort of how machines sort of run the world," he told CNBC.
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has appointed Robert Griffin as CEO. Griffin is the former general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division. Ayasdi is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Let’s be honest — sometimes manufacturing gets a bad rap. The industry can be seen as a behemoth — stuck in the past and slow to innovate, the victim of outsourcing and the purveyor of consumerism. Thankfully, in 2017 these stereotypes couldn’t...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Singularity University | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The latest in the President Donald Trump/Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)/Russian government/intelligence leaks epic drama: According to letters received by The Washington Post, Nunes cancelled a House Intelligence Committee hearing in order to keep fired...
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The World Video Game Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for its third class of inductees, including “Donkey Kong” and “Wii Sports.”
From: New York Times | By: SOPAN DEB | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Healthcare startup Cognoa Inc. has raised $11.6 million to expand its digital platform that helps parents screen for developmental delays and early signs of autism. Cognoa’s latest funding comes from its existing investor, Morningside Group, bringing the...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Hiroshi Fujiwara's influence across streetwear culture in Japan is pretty much unmatched by any other brand, let alone a single person. His uncanny ability to align his own vision with new concepts year after year has proven to be inspirational across...
From: Hypebeast | By: Hypebeast | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald trump's Russia problem still looms over all of us like those in-laws who overstayed their welcome on Thanksgiving. So how did we get here? Here is a good read from Mother Jones that might shed some light on that question. The Field Negro education...
From: The Field Negro | By: field negro | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The vote marks a sharp, partisan pivot toward letting Internet providers collect and sell their customers' Web browsing history, location information, health data and other personal details.
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Brooke and Reece first met in high school and were married in Australia in September. The main inspiration for the wedding was their venue; The Provincial Hotel in Fitzroy. It had the laid back feel they were after and had lots of rustic charm. Their...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Rachel Webb | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In 2015, Gartner famously predicted customer experience is the new battlefield for 21st century business. But many brands are still struggling when…
From: GigaOm | By: Chris Mohritz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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* The ABA has placed Arizona Summit Law School on probation for its poor bar exam passage rates and questionable admissions practices. How will this affect the school's affiliation with Bethune-Cookman University? Will the Department of Education strip...
From: Above the Law | By: Staci Zaretsky | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Baidu Inc. is preparing to turn the competition over artificial intelligence talent in Silicon Valley up another notch, despite the recent loss of its chief scientist and machine learning guru Andrew Ng. The Chinese search giant on Friday announced plans...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Park Slope: See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Lauren GillBrooklyn Paper78th Precinct Park Slope Unbuttoned Cops cuffed a guy who they say tried to steal 24 polo shirts from an Atlantic Avenue store on March 16. The suspect allegedly lifted $430...
From: The Brooklyn Paper | By: By Lauren Gill | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If you’re searching for your credit score, you can put your wallet away, because you’re not going to need it. In recent years credit scores have become easier for consumers to access free of charge. Numerous websites give away free scores if you’re...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: John Ulzheimer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Disney’s sequel to its 2012 Oscar-nominated animated comedy Wreck-It Ralph officially has a title and a release date. Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is headed to the big screen on March 9, 2018, the studio announced Tuesday night during...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Noelene Clark | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Disney panel at CinemaCon 2017 kicked off with a little bit of Wreck-It Ralph 2 news. Or rather, it kicked off with the actual title of the second Wreck-It Ralph movie, which is still set to hit theaters in 2018. While our own Peter Sciretta is...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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How did Marvel Comics influence the life of The Black Keys‘ musician Pat Carney? What high praise does James Gunn have for the Thor: Ragnarok trailer? Want to see a trailer for The Avengers cut in the style of the most recent Justice League trailer?...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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I need to learn PHP for my new job, and have been given the option to take an online class paid for by work. Anybody have any recommendations? It needs to have an instructor who interacts with students in real time.I'm told that there's not necessarily...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: nirblegee | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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If you've been looking to play Minecraft with your other Apple TV-owning gamer buddies, it's time to get excited. The latest update to the Apple TV version of this hit game enables "Realms," Minecraft's subscription-based multiplayer system. This upg......
From: Engadget | By: Rob LeFebvre | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With a slim majority of 215 to 205, the US House of Representatives just passed a resolution rolling back FCC privacy regulations. Approved last year, the rules required that ISPs get your explicit permission before selling "sensitive data" like your......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Beauty and the Beast‘s smashing box office success isn’t the only happy ending to come out of Disney’s retelling of the tale as old as time. A student in California got her own taste of the film’s magic recently — not with Emma Watson and Dan...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jami Ganz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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House Rep. Adam Schiff updated NPR correspondents about the state of the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into President Trump's potential connections to Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. Schiff has called for the committee's...
From: NPR | By: Mary Louise Kelly | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Fans may have had enough time to comb over every clue and reference tucked into Gravity Falls: Journal 3, but do they know how to love or protect the secrets inside? Luckily, Jason Ritter and Kristen Schaal, the voices behind Dipper and Mabel Pines,...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Waze is a valuable travel buddy because of the many ways it can assist you on the road. The navigation app helps drivers avoid traffic, it integrates with Spotify, and it has a growing ride-sharing platform. In an effort to aid users in all commute-r......
From: Engadget | By: Derrick Rossignol | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Just when you thought you could put your wallet away and stop fretting over the dwindling wall space in your home, Mondo has to go ahead and announce a new gallery show built around Disney animated movies. A collaboration between the ever-popular pop...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Niki Caro, the New Zealander director behind the upcoming Holocaust drama The Zookeeper’s Wife (in theaters this Friday), burst onto the scene back in 2002 with her debut Whale Rider, which landed Keisha Castle-Hughes a best supporting actress Oscar...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nicole Sperling | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew Lincoln did a jig when he first read the script for The Walking Dead’s season 7 finale. Norman Reedus compared the season-ender to Braveheart. Showrunner Scott M. Gimple called it “quantum intense.” Through all these interviews, what we’ve...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dalton Ross | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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 Garry Kasparov is widely considered the greatest chess player in history, but it was his historic match against IBM’s Deep Blue that cemented him as a household name. His loss became emblematic of humanity’s changing relationship with machines,...
From: TechCrunch | By: Devin Coldewey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Now in its third year, the Arkansas festival continues to champion diverse voices....
From: Indiewire | By: Kate Erbland | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Another rumor has been confirmed as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales sails to theaters: While press materials from Disney have simply referred to Brenton Thwaites’ character as “Henry,” a new featurette for the film has confirmed...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump observed that health care policy is “so complicated.” The next item on his agenda, tax policy, will be just as knotty.
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Republican chairman's actions have rendered the House Intelligence Committee unable to operate
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Poet Corinne Lee on writing her epic book-length poem Plenty and finding new ways to live in a rapidly changing world.
From: The Rumpus | By: Alex Dueben | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Season 3 of Better Call Saul inches us closer to the events of Breaking Bad, which means some more familiar faces will resurface as Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) continues his transformation into Saul Goodman. For one, Bad drug lord Gustavo Fring...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It was supposed to be “the climate skeptic victory tour,” in the words of one prominent attendee . . .
From: Salon.com | By: Emily Atkin, Grist.org | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Politics. Drama. Horror. Television doesn’t get any better than this
From: Salon.com | By: Markus Heinrich, The Globalist | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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“Beauty and the Beast,” which crossed $700 million at the worldwide box office on Monday, looks to hold on to the No. 1 spot for a third week despite DreamWorks Animation’s “The Boss Baby” being set to take a chunk out of the Disney behemoth’s...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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