Category Archives: Business

Scooter Libby’s Pardon: In This White House, Loyalty Trumps The Law

This is not what ethical leadership looks like, Donald Trump. Not that you care.
This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.

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How 10 Billionaires Faced Failure (Infographic)

Success doesn’t come easy.

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Source:: Entrepreneur

Alice In Putin’s Wonderland: How Russia’s AI Assistant Compares To Siri And Alexa

The assistant, launched by a company with ties to the Kremlin, is exploding in growth and is not encumbered by any privacy or regulatory concerns.
As artificial intelligence technology gets smarter and smarter, our concerns about user privacy keep growing. We’re asking why Amazon’s Alexa is laughing at users, whether Alexa can testify against you in court, and how Apple’s Siri can read your hidden messages out loud to other users. And Facebook’s privacy issues are getting so bad, the company has put its own plans for a smart speaker on hold.

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Source:: Fast Company

I’m An Expat Scientist Coming Home To Stop Trump’s War On Science

Top climate scientists are accepting President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation to move to France. This U.S. researcher in Australia is going the other way.
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How To Turn Conflict Into A Communication Tool

Many people try to avoid conflicts at work. But if you know the right way to lodge an objection, it can actually smooth the way for better communication.
Last year, I was working with leaders who had recently joined an Israeli company. One of them said to me, “Anett, I used to work for a Midwestern company, and now I’m working for a company that yells and pounds the table in meetings–you can even hear it on the phone! What do I do?”

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