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Overcoming Over-Testing: Why companies need to re-train staff how to think

Testing has a lot of value. It’s convenient. It’s replicable. It gives clear data on colorful charts. It seems there’s a test for everything these days, and kids – as well as adults - are focused on passing rather than the joy of learning. For many decades now, testing has been the ‘norm’ of our… Continue reading Overcoming Over-Testing: Why companies need to re-train staff how to think

Facebook recalls AI that created own language

Original Article: http://www.pcgamer.com/facebook-kills-ai-that-invented-its-own-language-because-english-was-slow/ Some wonderful things are in development because of advances made in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. At the same time, there is perhaps an uncomfortable fear that machines may rise up and turn against humans. Usually the scenario is brought up in a joking matter, but it was no laughing manner to… Continue reading Facebook recalls AI that created own language

Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English

World-leading experts agree that it's increasingly important to give employees and yourself opportunities to advance in your foreign language and general communication skills. Here's an excerpt: Adopting a global language policy is not easy, and companies invariably stumble along the way. It’s radical, and it’s almost certain to meet with staunch resistance from employees. Many… Continue reading Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English