Why we should not fear calling people ‘resources’

For some, referring to people as resources doesn’t sit comfortably – they feel it dehumanises individuals and undervalues the qualities that make them unique.

Who’s Afraid Of Superhumanity?

When I was eight I determined it my destiny to be one of the X-Men, a superhero born with extraordinary abilities. It seemed there were many bad things I could stop if only I were stronger, faster, smarter. To make a positive difference in the world, I had to be better.

The On-Demand, Sharing And Gig Economies Never Existed, So Stop Pretending They Did

Words are impactful. They may not break your bones, as the saying goes, but they do guide the way we all think, debate, decide and act. When it comes to the words we use to define our industry — the one commonly referred to as the “on-demand,

A Conversation on Future Urbanism, Tech Hubs

It was a really interesting selection of panelists with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, former New York City director of planning Amanda Burden and Zappo’s CEO Tony Hsieh, who has been struggling to revive downtown Las Vegas,

Your Fitness App Is Making You Fat

Fitness apps are all the rage. An explosion of new companies and products want to track your steps and count your calories with the aim of melting that excess blubber. There’s just one problem — most of these apps don’t work. In fact, there is good reason to believe they make us fatter.

How Nigeria Stopped Ebola

HughPickens.com writes Pamela Engel writes that Americans need only look to Nigeria to calm their fears about an Ebola outbreak in the US. Nigeria is much closer to the West Africa outbreak than the US is,

Road to Zero: Sierra Leone’s Struggle to Rid Itself of Ebola

The worst of the Ebola epidemic may be over but the World Health Organization has declared that life in Sierra Leone, as in other Ebola-affected West African countries, can only return to normal when transmission of the virus ceases and cases drop to zero. Unfortunately,

I’m a Librarian Who Banned a Book. Here’s Why.

In the library world, access to information is a human right, not to be tampered with or controlled in any way.Read more...

The Story Behind Steam’s 'Framerate Police'

Not all PC games run at 60 frames per second, and for some people, that’s a big problem.Read more...

How to Prevent Your Anger From Spiraling Out of Control

Anger fuels aggression, but it doesn’t always have to cause a flare-up. When properly managed, it can actually serve a productive purpose. Here are some practical tips to help you better manage your anger.Read more...

Why Is Facebook Page Reach Decreasing? More Competition And Limited Attention

Every Page on Facebook wants everything they post shown to every follower. But people only read a limited amount of News Feed per day. There simply isn't room for everything, and the competition for feed space is intensifying.

AI fails: why AI still isn’t ready to take your job

Howard Williams, marketing director at Parker Software, explores how recent artificial intelligence mishaps show that AI still isn’t ready to take our jobs just yet.

A GDPR storm is coming – are you prepared?

If you aren’t GDPR compliant you’re likely to be in some serious trouble in the next few months.

Amazon to add 1,000 UK jobs

Northern England, namely Manchester, is getting its first Amazon office.

Apple reportedly set to ditch Intel for Arm hardware

If it happens, it will happen in 2020 or 2021, new reports claim.

Scrutiny on the data supply chain

In the data supply chain, businesses within the financial services space need to understand and to audit what happens to the data across the process.

BlackBerry vs Facebook – a David vs Goliath conundrum

Earlier this year, BlackBerry sued Facebook in the US for infringement of multiple patents, relating to various aspects of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram.

Know your audience – the people behind the data

Developing a deep understanding of customers behaviours and preferences is the key to unlocking your data potential says Stuart Robb, CEO and founder of Equiniti Data.

Facebook is not your friend! Encryption holds key for data privacy

Facebook is not your friend. It’s a money-making machine, and it makes money by collecting and commercially exploiting your data. No one should be surprised when that data can be used to manipulate our thoughts.

UK targeted Isis with cyber warfare

GCHQ disrupted communication and operations with ongoing cyber-attack.

Santander launches blockchain-based international payments

New system allows for European transfers to be completed in one day and will soon be available in the UK.

30美元一小时,数据科学家的收入是否太低?

数据分析要求越来越高,数据科学家成为企业的硬需求,成为很多人羡慕的高薪阶层,然而大量的数据科学家正在培养中,凤毛麟角的他们逐渐向经济适用型发展,30美元一小时的收费标准更是让人大跌眼镜。

大众点评:从“差点死掉”到走出“创业绝望谷”

一年之前,外界认为大众点评已经日薄西山,但如今,转型后又重获认可。

Compromise Will Shape The Wearables Market

Just as fitness apps and wearables are gaining real traction, the introduction of Android Wear is giving consumers their first maybe-viable smartwatches. In the coming months and years,

NPD :2014年Q1全球平板设备出货量为5600万台

由于受PC更新周期、Windows XP过渡缓慢,2014年第一季度平板设备的出货量为5600万台,年增长率首次出现下滑情况。部分顶级平板产品销售惨淡,对此NPD预测2014年全球平板出货量将达到2.85亿台。

New Microsoft ad shows why the Surface is the best tablet for the NFL

Maybe relying on the NFL to market the Surface itself wasn't the best idea Microsoft has had - especially with the whole "iPad" fiasco. However, with a new commercial, Microsoft has taken showing exactly how the Surface is used by the NFL teams and players into its own hands.

旧爱不能忘 虐完两款新机继续虐iPhone 5s

威锋网讯,就在 iPhone 6 和 iPhone 6 Plus 被“虐”得很严重的时候,外国的媒体们却依然不忘拿起手中的 iPhone 5s 来继续他们的一年来的测试工作。近日 WIRED 就继续进行他们 Battle Damage 系列的跌落测试。  

三星收购步伐加快 不断拓展新业务

三星电子公司长时间以来依靠在自己的实验室开发新技术来推动创新,并通过新技术进入新产品领域。但是,最近该公司收购步伐明显加快,业务不断得到拓展。在过去,该公司实施的收购还显得小心谨慎,步伐缓慢。

动眼看:F-35C Lightning II 完成首次航母上的捕捉降落

Lockheed Martin 正在开发的 F-35,不是早就试过在航空母舰上降落了吗?不是,大家可能记错早前在两栖突击舰降落的 F-35B 型号了。首先,两栖突击舰不是航母,没有蒸气发射系统,而且 F-35B...

MyBatis学习总结(八)——Mybatis3.x与Spring4.x整合 - 孤傲苍狼

一、搭建开发环境1.1、使用Maven创建Web项目 执行如下命令:mvn archetype:create -DgroupId=me.gacl -DartifactId=spring4-mybatis3 -DarchetypeArtifactId=maven-archetype-webapp -....

Obama says 'climate change can no longer be denied or ignored' in pre-Earth Day video

U.S. President Barack Obama used his weekly address to focus on Earth Day, an annual event that recognizes the importance of protecting nature and our environmentBut the relatively laid-back vibe of the video, released Saturday,

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