Atlas Certified selected for the IBM Global Entrepreneur program 26 Sep

Atlas Certified selected for the IBM Globa...

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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 sta…

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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.com/…

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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 &#...

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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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LinkedIn CEO on the Future of the Workplace 23 Jun

LinkedIn CEO on the Future of the Workplac...

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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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Harnessing Revolution:  Creating the future workforce-today 08 Jun

Harnessing Revolution: Creating the futur...

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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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Atlas Certified:  We solve the problem of trust 04 Jun

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 mor…

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Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship interview with our CEO, David Johnson 02 Jun

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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The Revolution will be Freelanced 20 May

The Revolution will be Freelanced

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

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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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Technology is disrupting everything 28 Mar

Technology is disrupting everything

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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 ...

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

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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How compliant is your contingent workforce? 18 Feb

How compliant is your contingent workforce...

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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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The Spirit of Space (and new adventures) 02 Jan

The Spirit of Space (and new adventures)

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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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Hubble’s Successor 22 Nov

Hubble’s Successor

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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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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! ...

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“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 th…

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Musk, Mars and Glass Domes 24 Oct

Musk, Mars and Glass Domes

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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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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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Living in the Matrix? 11 Oct

Living in the Matrix?

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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

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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?

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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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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...

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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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Roadmap to End Aging 19 Sep

Roadmap to End Aging

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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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Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer treatments 19 Sep

Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer...

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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...

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

Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks there’s a...

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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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Microsoft launches data science degree to plug skills gap 10 Sep

Microsoft launches data science degree to ...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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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Interview from Duke University with our CEO, David Johnson 10 Mar

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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