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2018-02-23 01:00:35| Fast Company

The race is on to develop electronics that explode, melt, liquify, evaporate, or otherwise self-destruct on command. Here’s why. The old Mission Impossible TV series was 1960s cool. But star Peter Graves never told us how those recorded messages were able to “self-destruct in five seconds.” Neither did Tom Cruise.Read Full Story

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2018-02-23 00:07:17| E-Commerce Times

Disruptive innovations expose longstanding needs and signal that there's a solution at hand -- one that usually is less expensive than the status quo. The lower-cost aspect makes adoption inevitable and disruptive. Document management is like that. Decades ago, many enterprises found that the cost of capturing documents as electronic images vastly improved on costly file cabinet systems.

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2018-02-23 00:07:17| CRM Buyer

Disruptive innovations expose longstanding needs and signal that there's a solution at hand -- one that usually is less expensive than the status quo. The lower-cost aspect makes adoption inevitable and disruptive. Document management is like that. Decades ago, many enterprises found that the cost of capturing documents as electronic images vastly improved on costly file cabinet systems.

Category: E-Commerce
 

2018-02-22 22:09:41| E-Commerce Times

As beneficial as AI can be, it has its dark side, too. That dark side is the focus of a new 100-page report. AI will be used by threat actors to expand the scale and efficiency of their attacks, it predicts. They will employ it to compromise physical systems and to broaden their privacy invasion and social manipulation capabilities. Novel attacks are to be expected.

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2018-02-22 18:59:28| Fast Company

Snap released its Form 10-K, detailing the company’s financials for 2017. There’s a bunch to digest in the lengthy document, but one thing certainly sticks out: CEO Evan Spiegel’s compensation. According to the tax form, Spiegel’s total compensation was $637,790,892. This includes a salary of $98,078, “other” compensation of $1,079,925, as well as a one-time … Continue reading “Evan Spiegel gave himself a $637M stock award” Snap released its Form 10-K, detailing the company’s financials for 2017. There’s a bunch to digest in the lengthy document, but one thing certainly sticks out: CEO Evan Spiegel’s compensation.Read Full Story

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2018-02-22 18:40:46| Fast Company

The culture war rages on at Google. James Damore, who penned the infamous anti-diversity memo, finally slapped Google with a lawsuit last month. Now, another former engineer, Tim Chevalier, is suing Google, accusing the tech giant of firing him for advocating for diversity efforts and criticizing Damore’s memo. Chevalier, who identifies as queer and transgender, reportedly … Continue reading “Now an ex-Googler critical of James Damore’s memo is suing Google for getting fired” The culture war rages on at Google. James Damore, who penned the infamous anti-diversity memo, finally slapped Google with a lawsuit last month. Now, another former engineer, Tim Chevalier, is suing Google, accusing the tech giant of firing him for advocating for diversity efforts and criticizing Damore’s memo.Read Full Story

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2018-02-22 18:16:05| Knowledge@Wharton

Indias economy is poised to rebound. But realizing the potential requires a smoother absorption of big structural reforms, revived private investment and stable oil prices, say experts.

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2018-02-22 18:15:50| Fast Company

Author Roxane Gay tweeted that she’s down to write the script. Warner Bros. and DC Comics, you’d be wise to take her up on it. Joss Whedon announced he’s stepping down as the writer and director of Warner Bros.’ Batgirl project.Read Full Story

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2018-02-22 18:09:45| Knowledge@Wharton

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recounted his unlikely ascent to the top job and how the software giants culture is changing, during a recent talk at Wharton.

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2018-02-22 18:06:58| Fast Company

The Nature Conservancy is playing “let’s make a deal” with the Seychelles government. The NGO helped the island nation trade debt for dolphins, according to the Guardian, in what is being hailed as the first-ever debt-swap deal for marine protection. With help from a team of backers, the Nature Conservancy, back in 2016, helped the Seychelles convert … Continue reading “Trading debt for dolphins? It seems to be working here” The Nature Conservancy is playing “let’s make a deal” with the Seychelles government. The NGO helped the island nation trade debt for dolphins, according to the Guardian, in what is being hailed as the first-ever debt-swap deal for marine protection.Read Full Story

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