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  • July 13, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Big weekend for World Cup soccer May the best team win! In the meantime, check out the roundup We start with how “pseudo-AI” is being used today and wrap it up with how people in the last century imagined science and electronics of the future The Rise Of 'Pseudo-AI': How Tech Firms Quietly Use Humans To Do...

  • July 6, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    It’s the first news roundup of July, and we are feeling the heat! We’ve got a long read about the inventor of the internet, a tennis champ's relaxation secret, and a few words about imprecise words Plus, happy Aphelion Day! “I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-lee, The Man Who Created The World Wide Web, Has...

  • June 29, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Another Friday has rolled around, so it’s gotta be roundup time Check out today’s stories about transitioning successfully after a promotion, showing your true feelings at work, robots working the grill, and more Algeria’s Answer to Cheating on School Exams: Turn Off the Internet To be clear, the internet...

  • Enough With The Millennial Bashing

    If you are like me, you’ve come across countless articles attempting to demystify the millennial generation for their workplace colleagues Maybe you have formed certain perceptions of who these people are and what makes them tick Or maybe you can’t figure them out at all Either way, the odds are good that...

  • June 22, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    How has your week been One of the highlights around Udemy was the release of an original research report about millennials at work, which is included in today’s roundup, along with the latest on how technology is messing with humankind IBM Unveils System That ‘Debates’ With Humans Artificial intelligence...

  • 2018 Millennials At Work Research Report

    The odds are good that there’s a millennial sitting—or standing—at a desk near you right now Or maybe you are one yourself That’s because millennials are the largest generation currently active in the workforce We focused our latest research on understanding how millennials feel about their school-to-work...

  • June 15, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Hope everyone’s had a fabulous week and stayed reasonably productive, despite the irresistible pull of FIFA World Cup football We’re injecting some learning into this sports extravaganza by sharing an article in today’s roundup that will help make you a more informed spectator Plus, some other goodies Next...

  • June 8, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    You’ve reached Friday! Check out the roundup, then ease into your weekend Ted Dabney, a Founder of Atari and a Creator of Pong, Dies at 81 We note the passing of the man who created one of the first video games, Pong, “a simple yet beguiling game in which short vertical lines bat a ricocheting dot back and...

  • June 1, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Welcome to June! Today we look at one business expert’s annual roundup of internet trends and a report on how teens are using the internet Plus: the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat at a spelling bee More Than Half Of World Population Now Uses The Internet This annual slide deck from venture capitalist...

  • “Cop Gone Yogi” Uses Online Teaching to Help People Find Healing

    Who doesn’t love a good story of self-reinvention We’ve certainly seen our share among Udemy students and instructors alike There’s the Brazilian lawyer who became an app developer, the Egyptian civil engineer who pivoted to sports management, the New York actor who turned into a startup CEO, and many more...

  • May 25, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    No royal weddings this weekend, but it is a holiday in the US, which means an extra day for learning! If you need extra encouragement, our roundup includes a collection of advice from graduation speeches and a column making the case for having a hobby The Best Career Advice From This Year’s Graduation...