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At 'Future of Human Kind' Conference, Warnings that Robots Will Really Take Over Most Jobs

Some of the richest, smartest and most powerful humans have an important message for the rest of us as they convened this week to discuss pressing global issues: the robots are coming. 545 more words


This Gorgeous Yacht Combines Old-School Looks With Aerospace Tech

In the world of luxury yachts, it’s hard to stand out as particularly cool, high-tech, or attractive. But this Turkish-built 55-footer caught our eye with its lovely combination of old-school woodworking and sophisticated hull composition. 276 more words


Small-business insurers need to fortify agent value to ward off online disruptors

Sam Friedman, Insurance research leader, Deloitte Services LP, May 4, 2016

While a growing number of small-business insurers are testing the waters of direct-to-consumer sales over the Web, others not yet interested or ready to fully commit to such a transformation should start raising the value of their traditional agency channel so they can avoid losing market share to emerging online competitors. 1,002 more words

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WATCH: Snapchat Love Story Goes Viral At Wisconsin College

By Sarah Carroll

Screw The Notebook! This Snapchat love connection is the most compelling story line of the century!

It all began when a University of Wisconsin-Madison college student, nicknamed Mystery Girl, spotted a very attractive guy on the college’s Snapchat story. 182 more words


Modern Lud: How I Cope with the Rise of Technology

I am a Luddite, or at least on the Luddite spectrum. I drive a stick shift. I write in cursive. The only thing I dread more than a software update is a hardware update. 788 more words

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Earls backtracks on move away from Canadian beef

Earls restaurant chain and the Alberta beef industry have reached a truce, but Earls president Mo Jessa said his company remains committed to offering nothing but hormone and antibiotic-free beef to its customers. 726 more words

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Lagos state joins Nigeria's oil producing state

Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited, a wholly-owned indigenous firm and operator of the OML 113 offshore Lagos, on Tuesday announced the commencement of production of crude oil from an offshore field located in OML 113 in the western part of Nigeria in the Dahomey Basin. 99 more words