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Looking for your next non-fiction read? Check out these top science books

These six stories of science and discovery are in the running to win ‘the Booker Prize of science writing’. Six writers are in the running for The Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019. The annual award of £25,000 honours popular science books from around the world, all of which are aimed at non-specialist readers. Seen …

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Latest viral selfie app exposes the racism humans can embed in AI

In showing the data behind the machine, ImageNet Roulette has revealed how human racism and bias can be become embedded in robotic systems. You may have seen screenshots from ImageNet Roulette circulating on social platforms as the latest viral selfie-analyser took off. ImageNet Roulette works a bit differently to the FaceApps, arty doppelgangers, age guessers …

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Career progression for women in science is still being stifled

A new study of more than 500 scientific institutions has found that career progression for women in science is ‘disappointingly low’. With initiatives like Athena SWAN in place today, we’re certainly working towards greater gender equality in the world of science. But according to new research, we still need to up our game in terms of …

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Diverse Companies Produce 19% More Revenue. How Can You Achieve It?

When we talk about diversity at workplace, we generally associate it with a certain race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. It is seen as a narrow view towards diversity in various Human Resource Management courses taught in B-schools. Broadly, diversity is explained as the appreciation of differences at the individual level. It means that when …

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Why Workforce Diversity Matters for Your Business

Have you ever thought of yourself as a role model? Well, you are. When you own one of the country’s 30 million small businesses (a group that accounts for 99.9% of all U.S. businesses and employs 59 million people, according to the SBA), the world is watching you. That’s why it’s so important for entrepreneurs …

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The Fastest Business App Growth in History

Slack has already entered Silicon Valley’s hall of fame as the fastest growing business app. Since its public launch in February of 2014, Slack’s accomplishments include: Accumulating 8 million daily active users (and 3 million of those are paid users) Having the highest conversion rate (30%) among freemium software products Being used (and paid for!) …

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