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In Defense Of Facts
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4 'Smart' Objects That Earned The Name
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How to Make Predictive Analytics Work for Your Business
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Education Robot Fight Club
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The 5 Traits You Need to Dominate Any Industry
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We Shouldn’t Dismiss People Who Deny Facts
IT’S EASY TO DISMISS PEOPLE WHO believe things that are factually incorrect—that vaccines cause autism, for example, or that climate change isn’t real. But if we really want to change how they think, we need to take an honest look at what’s driving t
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10 Business Tools to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100
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- Dec 12 20161 minute
Building The Workforces Businesses Need
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The Moon May Be Formed From Many Tiny Moons
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- Nov 14 20161 minute
Why Physical Things Matter in a Digital World
IF SILICON VALLEY HAD ITS WAY, ALL humans would have abandoned analog products by now. We’d be consuming music from the cloud (instead of on tapes or discs), reading stories online (instead of in books) and sketching notes and designs on battery-powe
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ROBOTS HELP MECHANICS IDENTIFY FIXES.
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'The Lean Startup' Author Shares His Latest Advice
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- Sep 19 20162 minutes
How Peace—finally—came to Reign Throughout the Western Hemisphere
CHURCH BELLS RANG IN THE SMALL towns of Colombia at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 29. The tolling marked the official start of a cease-fire that was years in the making and the end of a war that had dragged on for decades. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colo
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When To Upgrade From IT Staff To CIO
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- Nov 25 20163 minutes
Does Trump Know More Than The Scientists Do?
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- May 1 20161 minute
4 Common Sayings in Business Translated -- Finally!
Business is full of clichés. Three successful entrepreneurs turn all that "blah blah blah" into a real advantage.
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The Best Way to Dispose of Old Gadgets
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- Oct 17 20163 minutes
Importing Business Lessons From El Norte
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Don't Just Build a Business -- Build a Business With Soul
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This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
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How Will Trump Use Science To Further His Political Agenda?
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- Dec 27 201610 minutes
Are Climate Scientists Ready For Trump?
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A Drone for Every Job Site
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- Jun 1 20164 minutes
A Head of STEAM
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- Dec 1 20167 minutes
The Psychological Trauma Of A Multi-Generation War
Colombian children have never lived in a world where their country was not fighting. Now, as peace finally seems probable, the nation is grappling with the mental-health fallout from the conflict.