Life will soon be like ‘Her’ — and we’ll fall in love with AI

With each passing day, we’re using artificial intelligence for a variety of purposes and jobs. It has penetrated almost every industry and is helping them become innovative, develop authentic tools, and build strategies towards a sustainable future. Researchers are eagerly exploring new use cases of artificial intelligence that have the power to radically transform societies around us. But as we develop intelligence artificially, will be there a room for this AI to rewire us as humans? Artificial intelligence has come a long way since its inception. We are at the brink of a massive change where world leaders are constantly… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama’s healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady: healthier school lunches. The new rules allow for looser rules regarding fruits and vegetables served, and provide for a la carte meal options. Those in favor say the rules are aimed at reducing food waste, while critics say the new rules allow for loopholes that will result in less healthy meal options. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories. Friday, January 17, marked former First Lady Michelle Obama’s 56th birthday. It was also the day that the US Department of Agriculture… Read More

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A mysterious and deadly virus from China could have infected 35 times more people than official totals, scientists warn

Concerns are mounting over a new, potentially fatal, respiratory virus that is spreading in Wuhan, China. Chinese officials said Saturday that 45 people have contracted the virus, four more than the last figure released. According to scientists in London, this is likely far fewer than the real total. Using statistical modelling, the academics from Imperial College London suggested the true number of infected people is somewhere around 1,723 as of January 12. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories. Scientists have warned that official totals from Chinese authorities of how many people have been infected with a deadly and little-understood new virus could be out by a factor of… Read More

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Lev Parnas and Michael Cohen are right to think working for Trump was like being in a cult, according to a cult expert

In an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Thursday night, former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas said working for Trump was “cult-like.” An expert on cults said he’s right. Steve Hassen, author of “The Cult of Trump” and a former cultist himself, told Insider that aspects of Trump’s circle meet the technical definitions of a cult. Trump’s own personality traits — like feeling beyond reproach, twisting the truth, and ignoring dissent — track to those of other cult leaders, he said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rudy Giuliani’s associate Lev Parnas and President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer lawyer Michael Cohen described working for the president as like being in a cult.… Read More

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The Migration Driven by Developed Countries

LAGOS—About a year ago, Dolapo Oni appeared to have it all. He was the head of energy research for a pan-African bank in Nigeria’s biggest city, had a healthy (and growing) amount of savings and investments, and ran an e-commerce business on the side. He even liked his local gym. Then he resigned and moved with his family to Canada, eventually getting a job as an investment associate in a wealth-management firm in Calgary. His previous employer in Lagos promoted someone to replace him soon after, but, like Oni, he quit and moved to Calgary. This time, rather than search for another replacement, the bank disbanded the energy-research team. In… Read More

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A Week In Little Rock, AR, On A Joint Income Of $240,000

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a Product Development Manager working in Tech who makes $240,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on HelloFresh. Occupation: Product Development Manager Industry: Tech Age: 33 Location: Little Rock, AR My Salary: $108,000 Husband’s Salary: $132,000 +15% annual bonus My Paycheck Net Amount: $2,783 Husband’s Net Paycheck: $3,928 Gender Identity: Woman Monthly ExpensesMortgage: $2,398.50 (principal/interest/taxes/insurance) Student Loans: $0 (both of our parents paid for school) My Car… Read More

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