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How Boston Consulting Group's vision of a 'bionic workplace' can help companies build a seamless and resilient hybrid model

BI Graphics The "bionic company" combines tech with the "flexibility, adaptability, and comprehensive experience of humans" to create a "superhuman enterprise." Getty Images BCG's "The Bionic Company" envisions a workplace where tech combines with human adaptability. It's one model for the future of the post-pandemic company considering going hybrid or fully remote. It involves tech being a main focus, bucking traditional leadership, and giving employees autonomy. This...
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Experts warn finance giants risk 'sleepwalking into discrimination' with the hybrid work models they're planning

Many employees may find themselves splitting their time between office work and remote work. JGalione/Getty Images Financial institutions such as KPMG and Lloyd's of London are turning to a hybrid working model. Kevin Hogarth, KPMG UK chief people officer, told Insider staff will work differently post-pandemic. But experts told Insider that firms may "be sleepwalking into discrimination" by adopting hybrid working. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 restrictio...
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Many big companies are planning to use a hybrid-working model. Some say they may 'be sleepwalking into discrimination.'

Many employees may find themselves splitting their time between office work and remote work. JGalione/Getty Images Financial institutions such as KPMG and Lloyd's of London are turning to a hybrid working model. Kevin Hogarth, KPMG UK chief people officer, told Insider staff will work differently post-pandemic. But experts told Insider that firms may "be sleepwalking into discrimination" by adopting hybrid working. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 restrictio...
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Autonomous vehicle pioneers Karl Iagnemma and Chris Urmson are coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

Long before the multimillion-dollar acquisitions and funding rounds pushed autonomous vehicles to the top of the hype cycle, Karl Iagnemma and Chris Urmson were researching and, later, developing the foundations of the technology. These pioneers — Iagnemma coming from MIT, Urmson from Carnegie Mellon University — would eventually go on to launch their own autonomous vehicle startups in an aim to finally bring years of R&D to the public. That task isn’t over quite yet. Urmson, who is co-founder a...
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Meet Shyamli Badgaiyan!!!!! Student of Harvard Business School who raised $160,000 to support India

With the COVID-19 cases skyrocketing every day, we are seeing more and more people coming forward to help each other, to assist, and offer help in every possible way. Many countries from around the world are coming forward to support India amid a huge shortage of medical supplies.  Likewise, a student of Harvard Business School is among those who did not just sit back and watch India suffering. But with all the Josh, she quickly raised more than $160,000 with the help of other students from 2...
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Overcoming tab overload

A research team at Carnegie Mellon University recently completed the first in-depth study of browser tabs in more than a decade. They found that many people struggle with tab overload, an underlying reason being that while tabs serve a variety of functions, they often do so poorly.
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Focused ultrasound enables precise noninvasive therapy

New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Bin He demonstrates that noninvasive neuromodulation via low-intensity ultrasound can have cell-type selectivity in manipulating neurons.
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Duolingo can’t teach you how to speak a language, but now it wants to try (techcrunch)

Duolingo has been wildly successful. It has pulled in 500 million total registered learners, 40 million active users, 1.5 million premium subscribers and $190 million in booked revenues in 2020. It has a popular and meme-ified mascot in the form of the owl Duo, a creative and engaging product, and ambitious plans for expansion.There’s just one key question in the midst of all those milestones: Does anyone actually learn a language using Duolingo? “Language is first and foremost a social, relatio...
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Duolingo can’t teach you how to speak a language, but now it wants to try

Duolingo has been wildly successful. It has pulled in 500 million total registered learners, 40 million active users, 1.5 million premium subscribers and $190 million in booked revenues in 2020. It has a popular and meme-ified mascot in the form of the owl Duo, a creative and engaging product, and ambitious plans for expansion.There’s just one key question in the midst of all those milestones: Does anyone actually learn a language using Duolingo? “Language is first and foremost a social, relatio...
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How a bot-fighting test turned into edtech’s most iconic brand, Duolingo

Luis von Ahn, an entrepreneur who has dedicated his career to scaling free education, has probably annoyed you more than once. In fact, you’ve likely been annoyed by his work dozens and maybe hundreds of times over the years. A decade before he co-founded the whimsical and language-learning app Duolingo, one of the most popular education apps in the world with over 500 million downloads and 40 million active users, he was building the technology that would become CAPTCHA, those human-annoying bu...
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Tarantulas: How 120-million-year-old creatures conquered the globe

Scary-looking tarantulas actually prefer to keep to themselves and stay in their burrows. Their sedentary nature makes a puzzle of their presence in so many places around the world.Researchers discover that this is because they've been around a very long time and rode drifting continental land masses to their contemporary positions.Whenever a movie script calls for the protagonist to be menaced by a spider, central casting typically places a call to a tarantula wrangler. Tarantulas, or therapho...
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What to do if you didn't get into graduate school

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider The pandemic led to record-breaking college applications, including graduate school. Rejection can be hard to cope with, even if you've decided against going to grad school. We outlined what to do if you want to apply again, find a different career path, or take a break. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The pandemic saw a record-breaking number of college applications. With ...
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What to do if you didn't get into medical school

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Med school applications during the pandemic were at an all-time high. On top of dealing with burnout, some applicants must now cope with rejection. We outlined what to do if you want to apply again - or pursue a different career path. Alyssa Powell/Insider Applying to medical school is a notoriously stressful process, requiring a great GPA, strong MCAT scores, sterlin...
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What to do if you didn't get into law school

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider 2021 saw a 20% increase in law school applications compared to 2020. After all that work and competition, dealing with law school rejection can be really hard. We outlined what to do if you want to apply again - or pursue a different career path. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Applying to law school is no picnic - it involves rigorous studying for the LSAT, an impeccable perso...
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Taking down human traffickers through online ads

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and McGill University have adapted an algorithm first developed to spot anomalies in data, like typos in patient information at hospitals or errant figures in accounting, to identify similarities across escort ads. The algorithm scans and clusters similarities in text and could help law enforcement direct their investigations and better identify human traffickers and their victims, said Christos Faloutsos, the Fredkin Professor in Artificial Intelligence...
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Fast brainwave oscillations identify and localize epileptic brain

Professor Bin He's team at Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, has discovered that fast oscillations in scalp-recorded electroencephalography can pinpoint brain tissues responsible for epileptic seizures.
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Time-Lapse Video Reveals Humanity’s Impact on the Earth Since 1984

Google has worked with experts at Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab to develop a time-lapse feature within Google Earth, which allows you to see firsthand the changes to our planet since 1984. In the biggest update to Google Earth since 2017, you can now see our planet in an entirely new dimension — time. With Timelapse in Google Earth, 24 million satellite photos from the past 37 years have been compiled into an interactive 4D experience. Now anyone can watch time unfold and witne...
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Founder of Adobe Dies at Age 81

Long-time Slashdot reader sandbagger brings the news that Charles 'Chuck' Geschke, the co-founder of Adobe, had died at the age of 81. The company started in co-founder John Warnock's garage in 1982, and was named after the Adobe Creek which ran behind Warnock's home, offering pioneering capabilities in "What you see is what you get" (or WYSIWYG) desktop publishing. Gizmodo reports: "This is a huge loss for the entire Adobe community and the technology industry, for whom he has been a guide...
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Adobe Co-Founder and Inventor of PDFs Charles Geschke Dies at Age 81

Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of the leading software company Adobe who invented PDFs, died Friday at age 81, the company said in a statement.Read more...
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Can an iPhone be hacked? A breakdown of common hacks and cyber hygiene best practices

To avoid being hacked, make sure you stay away from suspicious links and spam messages. Neil Godwin/Future via Getty Images Your iPhone can be hacked in various ways, although iPhones are safer than Androids. Experts say the best way to stay safe from hacks is to be vigilant of strange links or sketchy apps and to only give out information when necessary. Poor battery life and sluggish performance can be indicators of an iPhone hack. You might need to restore your iPhone to factory setting...
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Google Earth Now Shows Decades of Climate Change in Seconds (slashdot)

Google Earth has partnered with NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service, and Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab to bring users time-lapse images of the planet's surface -- 24 million satellite photos taken over 37 years. Together they offer photographic evidence of a planet changing faster than at any time in millennia. Shorelines creep in. Cities blossom. Trees fall. Water reservoirs shrink. Glaciers melt and fracture. From a report: "We can objectively...
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Feasability of Deploying Over 10 Terawatts of Space Based Solar

Zachary Manchester of Carnegie Mellon University has received a phase 1 NASA NIAC grant and will study how to create mechanical metamaterials to design lightweight deployable structures with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Google Earth Now Shows Decades of Climate Change in Seconds

Google Earth has partnered with NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service, and Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab to bring users time-lapse images of the planet's surface -- 24 million satellite photos taken over 37 years. Together they offer photographic evidence of a planet changing faster than at any time in millennia. Shorelines creep in. Cities blossom. Trees fall. Water reservoirs shrink. Glaciers melt and fracture. From a report: "We can objectively...
Tags: Google, Tech, Eu, Nasa, Earth, Timelapse, Google Earth, Usgs, Carnegie Mellon University, Rebecca Moore, Copernicus Climate Change Service, Cities blossom Trees


These 3 sectors are set to boom on the back of Biden's massive infrastructure spending plan, Morgan Stanley says

President Joe Biden has framed his infrastructure plan as a means of strengthening democracy and undermining autocracy. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Biden has proposed around $4 trillion in infrastructure spending in two separate plans. Morgan Stanley laid out three sectors set to benefit from the spending in the "Thoughts on the Market Podcast." The healthcare, clean energy, and cement/steel sectors were the investment bank's top picks. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 T...
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Time flies in Google Earth’s biggest update in years

For the past 15 years, billions of people have turned to Google Earth to explore our planet from endless vantage points. You might have peeked at Mount Everest or flown through your hometown. Since launching Google Earth, we've focused on creating a 3D replica of the world that reflects our planet in magnificent detail with features that both entertain and empower everyone to create positive change.In the biggest update to Google Earth since 2017, you can now see our planet in an entirely new di...
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CMU teaches its snake robot to swim

The snake robot has been something of an institution in the Carnegie Mellon robotics labs. Every time I visit the school, the biomimetic robot has seemingly learned a new trick. This week, the school announced it has added swimming to the list. Testing actually began last month in one of CMU’s pools, with the snake robot outfitted with new housing designed for underwater navigation. Work on the project began last July. “I’m surprised that we made this robot work as fast as we did,” professor How...
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Carnegie Mellon's Snakebot Takes to the Water

Looking like a cross between an oboe and a squid from the matrix, Carnegie Mellon University’s Hardened Underwater Modular Robot Snake (HUMRS) is a sight to behold. Created by researchers Howie Choset and Matt Travers, the project is part of the university’s Biorobotics Lab in the school of Computer Science.Read more...
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Unlocking richer intracellular recordings

A forward-thinking group of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia has identified a flexible, low-cost, and biocompatible platform for enabling richer intracellular recordings.
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BJ's Wholesale president and CEO Lee Delaney dies aged 48

Lee Delaney BJ's Lee Delaney, President and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died Thursday at age 48. He's presumed to have died of natural causes, the company said. Delaney joined BJ's in 2016 and is remembered as a "brilliant and humble leader," the company said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lee Delaney, President and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died Thursday at age 48 of "presumed natural causes," the company said Friday."We are shocked and profoundly ...
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BJ's Wholesale president and CEO Lee Delaney dies at age 48

Lee Delaney. BJ's Lee Delaney, president and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died on Thursday at age 48. He's presumed to have died of natural causes, the company said. Delaney joined BJ's in 2016 and is remembered as a "brilliant and humble leader." See more stories on Insider's business page. Lee Delaney, president and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died Thursday at age 48 of "presumed natural causes," the company said Friday."We are shocked and profoundly saddened by th...
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