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Intelligent Choices

AI will only get more powerful. Will we be ready for it?

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Feeling Wired?

High-tech pieces promising peace often come with mixed reviews.

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Model Behavior

Your machines might have a better vision for your business than you do.

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Back to Work

With all the texting, desk work, and cramped airplane travel that a demanding tech job requires, it’s no wonder so many backs and necks are suffering.

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Bias Cut

How do you prevent unconscious prejudice about gender or race from stopping your company from hiring the best person for the job? Find out more.

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So Long, Sleeping Pills

Business travelers know jet lag is a drag. But new research published in the Journal of Physiology shows that adjusting to a new time zone could in the future be as easy as adding eye drops.

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Water, Everywhere

A new device developed by scientists could solve the world’s water scarcity problem by “harvesting” water from the surrounding air.

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Smell Ya Later

With scent-dispersing machines nearby, participants chose brief wafts of smells to add to their text messages.

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I, Robot Farmer

Kyoto, Japan–based SPREAD is employing robots to help feed people.