Three former Google employees believe that artificial intelligence could be the secret to making you happier at work. Their startup, called Humu, uses machine learning to parse through employee data and then 'nudges' workers to help them improve in areas that might make their work lives better, according to the New York Times. Nudges are delivered to employees via emails or text messages and are expected to motivate employees around small tasks, with the eventual goal of improving the broader organization as a whole. Scroll down for video Three former Google employees believe that artificial intelligence could be the secret to making you happier at work via their startup, called Humu, that's based in California Humu was founded in 2017 and now counts 15 companies, both big and small, as its customers, according to the Times. It's based around a 'nudge engine' that encourages people to make decisions based on what's in their best interest, instead of … [Read more...] about Can an AI keep you happy at work? Ex-Google team reveal software that ‘nudges’ workers with messages throughout the day
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A headset that helps track your sleep, a smart cat bowl and a motorised suitcase are among some of the innovative gadgets going on display at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week. The largest technology convention in the world is taking place in a conference hall in Las Vegas, showcasing a mix of aspiring tech companies' innovations and a small handful of gems from established names. Members of the media were given a sneak preview of some of the stars of the show at a 'CES Unveiled' event, held ahead of its official opening tomorrow. CES is one of the biggest dates in the tech industry calendar and is expected to draw more than 180,000 visitors hoping for a chance to see the kind of tech likely to dominate the coming year's agenda. Scroll down for video CES is one of the biggest dates in the tech industry calendar and is expected to draw more than 180,000 visitors hoping for a chance to see the kind of tech likely to dominate the coming … [Read more...] about A sleep tracking helmet, facial recognition bowl that will only feed YOUR cat and a $600 ‘voice-controlled’ piece of wood: Just some of the weird and wonderful gadgets unveiled at this year’s CES
They are hailed as the gadgets that will revolutionise our lives – or those of our pets. But just how many of us will consider these hi-tech innovations as must-haves is open to question. They range from a toothbrush that can clean your teeth in ten seconds to a feeding bowl that can recognise your cat and send pictures of it eating. Other gadgets on show this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas include ‘walking’ emergency vehicles that could be deployed in rough terrain in areas devastated by earthquake or flood. Then there is a hand-held wand that takes close-up pictures of the face and applies tiny amounts of make-up serum to cover any imperfections such as broken veins or age spots. And, in a sign of the times, there are even sex toys that link to your Amazon Alexa or Apple Watch devices. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Moment hoverboard explodes into flames while charging inside... Meghan will insist on being called a 'co-parent' … [Read more...] about Back tooth the future! Brush that cleans teeth in 10 seconds heads up gadgets at the CES tech fair in Las Vegas (alongside a smart cat bowl)
The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. This year 100 Women is asking: What would the future look like if it were driven by women?From the architect planning to rebuild her destroyed city in Syria, to Nasa's project manager of the Mars helicopter, many on the list are at the cutting edge of their fields. They give us their vision of what life will look like in 2030. Others, such as the "ghost" politician defying the mafia, and the footballer battling misogyny, are using their extraordinary personal experiences to blaze a path for those who follow. The BBC's 100 women of 2019 You can filter the list using the categories below Precious Adams US Ballet dancer preciousagram Precious Adams spent so much time dancing round the living room at the age of eight, that her mum signed her up for dance lessons. By the age of 16, she had won places at three of the world's most prestigious ballet schools, including the … [Read more...] about BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?