Demos & Kratos = People Rule 28 Mar

Demos & Kratos = People Rule

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The word democracy is derived from the Greek dēmokratiā, which in turn derives from the Greek dēmos (meaning “people”) and kratos (meaning “rule”).  Simi…

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License Verification & Ongoing Monitoring 15 Mar

License Verification & Ongoing Monito...

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Ensure staff credentials are valid, current, and compliant.  A few reasons our customers, including UC Health, Fastaff, ANGI, Care.com, Amazon, Checkr and many more, tr…

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COVID Suffering with a Side of Optimism 04 Mar

COVID Suffering with a Side of Optimism

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One of our great customers recently sent "One of Ten in U.S. May Have to Switch Occupations Post Pandemic" to our team with the note, "Glad we picked Atlas as a partner" …

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9 Best Practices for Monitoring Licenses for Contractors, Pros, and Vendor Networks 19 Feb

9 Best Practices for Monitoring Licenses f...

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9 Best Practices for Monitoring Licenses for Contractors, Pros, and Vendor Networks If you have ever found yourself in a position where a job was unknowingly completed b…

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Top Remote Service Trends for 2021 and Beyond 10 Feb

Top Remote Service Trends for 2021 and Bey...

Atlas

Thanks to our great customer, Field Nation, for the Top Field Service Trends in 2021 below.  As you will read, many further accelerate the trend in our rapidly evolving …

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Pre-Verify and Manage Nursing Licenses 21 Jan

Pre-Verify and Manage Nursing Licenses

Atlas

Atlas Certified powers Nursume in verifying nurse credentials and resumes in order to help stand out in a rapidly evolving marketplace Atlas announced its partnership wi…

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Evolving Healthcare Regulations & Policy in a Post Pandemic World 08 Jan

Evolving Healthcare Regulations & Pol...

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From disaster privileging to credentialing by proxy and beyond, COVID-19 has profoundly affected medical staff services professionals’ (MSSP) operations and obligati…

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The Brontosaurus Is Back 19 Oct

The Brontosaurus Is Back

Atlas

Decades after scientists decided that the famed dinosaur never actually existed, new research says the opposite This one is personal.  Brontosaurus is a great name 'thu…

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The great challenge of delivering virtual health services across all 50 states 13 Oct

The great challenge of delivering virtual ...

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Internal Talkspace memo illustrates challenge of delivering virtual mental health services in 50 states Thanks @CNBC for shining a light on virtual health, represented…

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Interview from Duke University with our CEO, David Johnson 03 Oct

Interview from Duke University with our CE...

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Tell us about Atlas Certified. How did you decide to start it? What did you learn from your previous venture? My first startup, Atlas Digital Solutions (2005), continue…

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2020 Must-Read DSCSA Resource Guide | Atlas Certified 06 Sep

2020 Must-Read DSCSA Resource Guide | Atla...

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Developing Unified Traceability for Prescription Drugs in the US The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), signed into law in November of 2013, contained a number of d…

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Atlas Certified:  We solve the problem of trust 04 Sep

Atlas Certified: We solve the problem of ...

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A great friend linked this image from the Aspen Institute, which represents a big part of the problem that we are trying solve. As a society, we are relying more and more…

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Change is coming for College…can the universities evolve before the extinction event? 26 Aug

Change is coming for College…can the...

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The Economy has been evolving to on-demand and skill-based (the Atlas team has been telling you) so Google's new 'career certificate' program could be the tipping point f…

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15 Start-Ups Changing How Employers Attract, Hire, & Retain Top Talent 25 Aug

15 Start-Ups Changing How Employers Attrac...

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DisruptHR Comes to Raleigh, Finds Thriving HR Tech Start-Up Community 15 Start-Ups Changing How Employers Attract, Hire, & Retain Top Talent https://www.linkedin.…

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What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce? 11 Aug

What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bo...

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All the credit to @ QauntaMagazine for a great article and space thought piece below - right in the nerdy wheelhouse for the Atlas Team.  Enjoy. Detailed computer sim…

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The Great Re-Hiring: Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape 23 Jul

The Great Re-Hiring: Post-COVID-19 Job Lan...

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  The first laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States was reported on January 22, 2020. As the virus began to spread, state governments respon…

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For some parents, day care feels risky. For others, reopening couldn’t come sooner. 17 Jul

For some parents, day care feels risky. Fo...

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Inside Arcadia Children's Daycare in the Bronx, New York, bright rubber circles have been placed on the floor to teach toddlers about social distancing. Doorknobs, sinks …

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Why Verifying on Expiration Date Anniversary Isn’t Enough 08 Jul

Why Verifying on Expiration Date Anniversa...

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Despite sufficient verification at the start of every hire or on expiration date anniversary, a license holder could lose their license at any given moment, such as one A…

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Atlas Certified & The Skills-Based Executive Order plus understanding “Reality” is constructed by your brain 28 Jun

Atlas Certified & The Skills-Based Ex...

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The President signed an executive order to start "Prioritizing assessments over degrees will move the workforce away from the idea that you have to have a college degree …

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A Fake Pharmacist, 745,000 Prescriptions and a $7.5 Million Settlement for WALGREENS 07 Jun

A Fake Pharmacist, 745,000 Prescriptions a...

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And last week, The New York Times reported that pharmacists at Walgreens, Rite Aid and CVS said that understaffed and chaotic workplaces made it difficult to perform th…

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SpaceX to launch astronauts — and a new era of private human spaceflight 27 May

SpaceX to launch astronauts — and a new ...

Atlas

The Crew Dragon capsule is set to be the first commercially built craft to take people to orbit. On Wednesday, if the weather in Florida cooperates, two NASA astro…

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Atlas & Bunker 18 May

Atlas & Bunker

Atlas

Our team is excited to announce our partnership with Bunker to help protect patients and our healthcare heroes.  https://vault.buildbunker.com/atlas-instant-verifica…

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Facts4Food. Real kids providing facts, kindness & food to those in need… 22 Apr

Facts4Food. Real kids providing facts, kin...

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Especially on Earth Day, I try to watch Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot, which reminds us to be kind to Earth but also each other. My kids started https://thefacts.facts4fo…

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Big Ideas from Super Collide 22 Apr

Big Ideas from Super Collide

Atlas

Big Ideas (reposted from Super Collide) Some ideas are transcendent. They can change how we understand ourselves and our place in the universe. The age of the earth (4…

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Musk, Mars and Glass Domes (Earth Day) 22 Apr

Musk, Mars and Glass Domes (Earth Day)

Atlas

If it wasn't already clear that Elon Musk has considered virtually every aspect of what it would take to colonize Mars, it is now. As part of his Reddit AMA session, the …

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Roadmap to End Aging 19 Feb

Roadmap to End Aging

Future

Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely a disease — and a curable one at that. Humans age in seven basic ways, he says, all of which can be aver…

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How compliant is your contingent workforce? 18 Feb

How compliant is your contingent workforce...

Atlas

The IRS 20-Factor Test. The DOL’s revised compliance guidelines. The Uber lawsuit. Suffice it to say, there’s a lot going on with regards to labor compliance in the f…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks there’s a ‘very high’ chance the universe is just a simulation 12 Feb

Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks there’s a...

Future

We trust the scientists around us to have the best grasp on how the world actually works. So at this year's 2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate at the American Museum of…

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Scientists prove it’s possible to build a DNA computer 02 Feb

Scientists prove it’s possible to bu...

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Scientists at the University of Manchester reveal new super-fast form of computer that ‘grows as it computes’; a new type of self-replicating computer that uses DNA t…

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27 Jan

Holding up the Gig

Atlas

  The team at Atlas Certified is quietly becoming the support structure for the on-demand / Gig economy. The largest service companies and their customers, pr…

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NC Attorney General’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2019 23 Jan

NC Attorney General’s Top 10 Consume...

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Thanks to Josh Stein and the NC AG office for article information and linked    The Atlas team is actively addressing 3 out of the top 10 for the safety of co…

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22 Jan

Atlas Certified Licence Verification and M...

Atlas

  Atlas Certified is well on its way to setting the standard for automated verification, and ongoing monitoring, of critical and represented credentials. Gr…

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17 Jan

Agile Workforce: Skills are more Specializ...

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Agile Workforce: Skills are more Specialized In honor of National Small Business Week,  Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small b…

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15 Jan

The 33 Top Artificial Intelligence (AI) Re...

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Human Resources AI Recruiters Applicants and employees expect custom experiences tailored to their unique needs as they apply for a new job, choose the right benefi…

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14 Jan

OIG / State Medicaid Exclusion: History a...

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Understanding the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) exclusion list is essential to your path towards 100% compliance and better employee monitoring for healthcare H…

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08 Jan

3 Trends in the On-demand / Gig Economy

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Mobile’s becoming increasingly important. Technology’s quickly reshaped the way we live our lives. Nowadays, we can book a trip, order groceries or shop for a new …

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The Spirit of Space (and new adventures) 02 Jan

The Spirit of Space (and new adventures)

Atlas

As a serial entrepreneur, I try to expose myself to new technology, science and ideas as much as possible. Every now and then I am asked to do something outside my exper…

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Atlas Certified selected for the IBM Global Entrepreneur program 26 Dec

Atlas Certified selected for the IBM Globa...

Atlas

We are excited to announce that Atlas Certified was selected as a promising startup for the IBM Global Entrepreneur program! IBM is committed to helping technology start…

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The Revolution will be Freelanced Part II 18 Dec

The Revolution will be Freelanced Part II

Atlas

Following up on a previous post, please find below an article detailing the shift in the American workforce by our great friend, Christopher Gergen (and Stephen Martin). …

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Thanks for the heads up, Stephen Hawking!  Humans may have only 1,000 years left on Earth… 17 Nov

Thanks for the heads up, Stephen Hawking! ...

Future

“Although the chance of a disaster to planet Earth in a given year may be quite low, it adds up over time, and becomes a near certainty in the next thousand or ten thou…

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Living in the Matrix? 11 Oct

Living in the Matrix?

Future

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people are convinced that we are living in a computer simulation. And now they’re trying to do something about it. At…

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The Notorious RBG’s Advice for Living 05 Oct

The Notorious RBG’s Advice for Living

Future

Not a typical post about Atlas, technology or the future but we like smart, interesting people so enjoy: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Advice for Living By RUTH BADER GINSB…

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Multiplanetary Species? 27 Sep

Multiplanetary Species?

Future

Elon Musk discusses the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. The technica…

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Atlas Badges for LinkedIn, Blogs and Online Resumes 01 May

Atlas Badges for LinkedIn, Blogs and Onlin...

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Atlas Certified Badges for LinkedIn, blogs and online resumes are now available to pre-verify, manage and represent licenses and certifications! Why verify your licenses…

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The ability to judge what is true and what is not…Science in America 22 Apr

The ability to judge what is true and what...

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Incredibly important for our future (climate change, vaccines, space exploration, etc.)... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MqTOEospfo Pale Blue Dot always worth an…

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Harnessing Revolution:  Creating the future workforce-today 08 Feb

Harnessing Revolution: Creating the futur...

Atlas

Accenture recently posted a study on the future of work, specifically focusing on automation, up-skilling / education and therefore, strengthening the talent pool to addr…

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The Revolution will be Freelanced Part III 24 Jan

The Revolution will be Freelanced Part III

Atlas

From NPR A new NPR/Marist poll finds that 1 in 5 jobs in America is held by a worker under contract. Within a decade, contractors and freelancers could make up half of t…

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The Revolution will be Freelanced 20 Nov

The Revolution will be Freelanced

Atlas

A great friend linked this image from the Aspen Institute, which is the motivation behind Atlas Certified. http://atlascertified.com/ Built For The On-Demand Economy …

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Gig-Pharma?  Even pharmaceutical companies are leveraging on-demand labor to meet demand and fuel growth 12 Aug

Gig-Pharma? Even pharmaceutical companies...

Atlas

Atlas Certified is already working with Fortune 100 companies from contractor referral (electricians, plumbers) to professionals (accounting, finance) to healthcare …

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How Often Should Exclusions Lists Be Checked and Why? 14 Jun

How Often Should Exclusions Lists Be Check...

Atlas

How often should exclusion checks be done? The OIG recommends that Exclusion checks are performed prior to employment and on at least a monthly basis after. Individuals/…

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Atlas Certified Licence Verification and Monitoring in the Accounting Industry 06 Jun

Atlas Certified Licence Verification and M...

Atlas

Atlas Certified is well on its way to setting the standard for automated verification, and ongoing monitoring, of critical and represented credentials. Growing the portfo…

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How Credential / Skill Verification Mitigates Risk in A Growing On-Demand Economy | Atlas Certified 01 Jun

How Credential / Skill Verification Mitiga...

Atlas

  Technology is causing some dramatic shifts in the workforce and work economy. With each quarter that passes fewer employees are staying loyal to a single job, c…

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Agile Workforce: Skills are more Specialized 16 May

Agile Workforce: Skills are more Specializ...

Atlas

Agile Workforce: Skills are more Specialized In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small busin…

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Mass. Mental Health Center Sued For ‘Unlicensed’ Staff 04 May

Mass. Mental Health Center Sued For ‘...

Atlas

Mass. Mental Health Center Sued For 'Unlicensed' Staff On Tuesday, Attorney General Maura Healey sued a mental health center in Massachusetts for providing unlicensed pa…

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HR Heroes: The Top 51 Influencers in Human Resources | Atlas Certified 18 Apr

HR Heroes: The Top 51 Influencers in Human...

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HR Heroes: The Top 51 Influencers in Human Resources | Atlas Certified   HR can be a very consuming career, and sometimes you just need to step back from putting out…

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LinkedIn CEO on the Future of the Workplace 23 Feb

LinkedIn CEO on the Future of the Workplac...

Atlas

Interview with CEO of LinkedIn, Jeff Wiener. Specifically interesting is the first few minutes and minute 29 +, which talks a lot about industry trends, skills (50,000…

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Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship interview with our CEO, David Johnson 20 Feb

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship in...

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Serial entrepreneur David Johnson '98 created @Atlas_Certified to respond to a changing industry and workforce http://ow.ly/GDP1308accN David Johnson ’98 has al…

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Freelancers Are the New Cloud Computing & Automation, Displacement and The Spectre of Uselessness 19 Jul

Freelancers Are the New Cloud Computing &#...

Atlas

The article, Freelancers Are the New Cloud Computing, continues on the trend that fulfilling specific skills (freelancers) is the future of our economy and the crux of th…

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Technology is disrupting everything 28 Mar

Technology is disrupting everything

Industry

I spent a good part of my day yesterday attending the On-demand Economy conference at MIT. It was an interesting if somewhat academic look at the changes facing us as ind…

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Elon Musk launches Neuralink to merge the human brain with AI 27 Mar

Elon Musk launches Neuralink to merge the ...

Future

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is backing a brain-computer interface venture called Neuralink, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company, which is still in the ea…

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Hubble’s Successor 22 Nov

Hubble’s Successor

Future

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiHG-hzeOnM Telescope That ‘Ate Astronomy’ Is on Track to Surpass Hubble Credit - Dennis Overbye @ NYT http://www.nytim…

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IBM’s Watson Opens up in the Fight Against Cancer 18 Oct

IBM’s Watson Opens up in the Fight A...

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Whether leveraging computing power or advances in immunotherapy‎, I am optimistic that we will continue to see incredible strides in curing cancer. IBM's Watson is t…

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Elon Musk says the future of AI is in linking it to our brains 25 Sep

Elon Musk says the future of AI is in link...

Future

Following the accidental explosion at SpaceX on Sept. 1, company founder Elon Musk has been relatively quiet. But an interview posted this week gives us more insight into…

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Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer treatments 19 Sep

Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer...

Future

Google isn't the only tech giant hoping that artificial intelligence can aid the fight against cancer. Enter a Microsoft Research machine-learning project, dubbed Hanover…

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Black holes responsible for first gravitational wave 13 Sep

Black holes responsible for first gravitat...

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In February, scientists at the LIGO observatory made history when they announced the first ever detection of gravitational waves. These ripples in the fabric of space-tim…

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Self-Driving Ubers Just Hit the Streets in Pittsburgh 13 Sep

Self-Driving Ubers Just Hit the Streets in...

Future

It might seem too cool to be true, but the first photos of self-driving Ubers are starting to pop up in Pittsburgh. The autonomous taxi service was sighted in the City…

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Microsoft launches data science degree to plug skills gap 10 Sep

Microsoft launches data science degree to ...

Industry

Microsoft has unveiled a new degree program as it looks to address the “significant skills gap” that exists in the field of data science. Announced at its Worldwid…

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In defense of the Uber-ization of everything 09 Sep

In defense of the Uber-ization of everythi...

Future

I recently posted on Facebook a short rant about digital transformation for established enterprises. The skinny is that there are endless amounts of why and barely no opi…

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The sun won’t die for 5 billion years, so why do humans have only 1 billion years left on Earth? 08 Sep

The sun won’t die for 5 billion year...

Future

In a few billion years, the sun will become a red giant so large that it will engulf our planet. But the Earth will become uninhabitable much sooner than that. After abou…

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Real solutions for on-demand worker 05 Apr

Real solutions for on-demand worker

Industry

This past year will be remembered as the year of the on-demand economy. For many people, especially those outside of Silicon Valley, it seemed to come out of nowhere. On…

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