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Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

New on LLRX – LinkedIn 2019 Talent Trends: Soft Skills, Transparency and Trust

Via LLRX.comLinkedIn 2019 Talent Trends: Soft Skills, Transparency and Trust – Global Industry Analyst Josh Bersin addresses critical employee workplace analysis validating people skills as highly rated employer HR and talent requirements. In professions for whom continuous delivery of outstanding customer services using collaborative and dynamic team efforts is the norm, Bersin’s data driven analysis is a benchmark to expand upon organizational mission, vision and values.

New on LLRX – The implications of the difference between facts and knowledge

Via LLRX.com – The implications of the difference between facts and knowledge – Using the foundational paper, Facts or Knowledge? A Review of Private Internal Reports of Investigations by Fraud Examiners, Bruce Boyes succinctly identifies the difference between facts and knowledge to clarify why organizations should engage in knowledge management. Continue Reading

Arsenic and Lead Are in Your Fruit Juice: What You Need to Know

Consumer Reports: “…CR tested 45 popular fruit juices sold across the country—including apple, grape, pear, and fruit blends—and found elevated levels of those elements, commonly known as heavy metals, in almost half of them, including juices marketed for children. “In some cases, drinking just 4 ounces a day—or half a cup—is enough to raise concern,”… Continue Reading

UN launches Cyber Policy Portal

“The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) has just launched a Cyber Policy Portal that serves as an interactive, ‘at a glance’ tool for policymakers and experts. For the first time on a single site, users can access concise yet comprehensive cyber policy profiles of all 193 UN Member States, as well as regional and international… Continue Reading

We analyzed 16,625 papers to figure out where AI is headed next

Our study of 25 years of artificial-intelligence research suggests the era of deep learning is coming to an end – “Almost everything you hear about artificial intelligence today is thanks to deep learning. This category of algorithms works by using statistics to find patterns in data, and it has proved immensely powerful in mimicking human… Continue Reading

Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

Wired: “When hackers breached companies like Dropbox and LinkedIn in recent years—stealing 71 million and 117 million passwords, respectively—they at least had the decency to exploit those stolen credentials in secret, or sell them for thousands of dollars on the dark web. Now, it seems, someone has cobbled together those breached databases and many more… Continue Reading

Report – Alternative legal services providers come into their own as major players

ABA Journal: “The alternative legal services provider market grew approximately 25 percent from $8.4 billion in 2015 to $10.7 billion in 2017 amid growing demand from both corporations and law firms. Released last week, the Alternative Legal Service Providers 2019: Fast Growth, Expanding Use and Increasing Opportunity report from Thomson Reuters found that 87 percent… Continue Reading

First Steps to Writing Your Research Paper

SSRN blog: “Expectations for page and word count aside, the more complex your paper is the more daunting the thought of starting it can be. If you are a career researcher you may have been studying the outcome of your thesis for months, even years. If you are a student, you are likely trying to condense… Continue Reading

Washington Post series on Climate Change across America

Gone in a Generation (stunning photos and research that identify how critical the need for action is right now…the impact of continuing to deny change is everywhere…your home, your community, your state, across your nation) . Across America, climate change is already disrupting lives – “The continental United States is 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than… Continue Reading

NYT Special tribute to extraordinary black men, women who were left out of obituaries when they died

A Design to Bring Life to Death – “A special section in the Sunday paper paid tribute to extraordinary black men and women who were left out of The Times’s obituaries when they died. Its design aims to bring joy to readers:  By Andrew Sondern…”Death is not often a cause for joy. But a special… Continue Reading

Want to Stop Fake News? Pay for the Real Thing

The New York Times – “Facebook and Google have been brutal to the news business. But this primarily reflects a failure of imagination. The tech giants are the world’s best distribution platforms and could be an answer for journalism instead of a grave threat. As readers have shifted to digital sources, the two companies have… Continue Reading