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  • April 12, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    It’s going to be a beautiful weekend We can already feel it Kick things off with the roundup! Chinese Scientists Have Put Human Brain Genes In Monkeys—and Yes, They May Be Smarter As if we weren’t worried enough about artificial intelligence outsmarting us humans, now we’ve gotta watch our backs for...

  • April 5, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday to all! We hope this week’s stories will help put you in a positive mindset, so you can let go of perfectionism and use criticism to your advantage Of course, we’ve also got stuff about how technology is reshaping our world, from “algoraves” to unfunny robots DJs Of The Future Don't Spin...

  • March 29, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Well, would ya look at that—we’ve hit Friday again Ease into your weekend with some reflection on weighing job opportunities, surviving crunch-time at work, and using drawing to improve your memory And more! Should You Always Strive to Work at the Most ‘Prestigious’ Places Well… There’s a tricky...

  • March 22, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Today’s roundup looks to the past and the future, including a nearly obsolete office staple of yesteryear and one provocative example of a human-computer mindmeld The World’s First Genderless AI Voice is Here Listen Now Voice assistants developed by tech giants like Google and Apple default to a female...

  • March 15, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Our thoughts are with the people of New Zealand following the tragedy in Christchurch We stand against hate and are incredibly sad that more innocent lives have been lost to ignorance With that, we bring you a very somber news roundup New Quantum Physics Experiment Suggests That Reality Isn't Objective We’re...

  • March 8, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Thanks for stopping by to read this week’s news We’ve got work advice for you, whether you are weighing the benefits of self-employment, feeling a mid-career crisis, losing friends after a promotion, or staring down a desk full of clutter And don’t miss your opportunity to get hired for a job doing whatever you...

  • March 1, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday and welcome to the month of March! This week’s roundup includes a look at technology being developed to hack your brain and the inventions a tech luminary thinks will help create a better future In the meantime, quit obsessing over your mistakes! Managers, Coaches Adjust To Get Most Out Of...

  • February 22, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    We’re giving robot news a break this week and focusing on the human brain instead Put on some soft music, get comfy, and sleep your way to learning(sort of)! This Is the Fastest-Growing Six-Figure Job in America — and it Doesn't Require a Degree There’s a reason people flock to Udemy to learn how to make...

  • February 8, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    So much to dig into this week Of course, we’ve got robots-at-work stories, but we’ve also got advice for those who don’t want a promotion as well as advice for those who’ve gotten the promotion but without a raise If you can make it to the end, we’ll help you settle your distracted mind White-Collar...

  • February 1, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    We hope you had a great week, but it couldn’t have been any better than the one we just spent here at Udemy Employees from around the world converged in San Francisco for our annual company retreat to plan and strategize for the year ahead Among the highlights was our first-ever Udemy Women’s Summit Meanwhile,...

  • January 25, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday to all This week’s roundup brings you the dark side of shorter work weeks, relief from email overload, the latest in self-flying planes, and fitness tips to boost your work day ‘It Isn’t Nirvana’: How Four Founders Managed A Four-Day Workweek A shorter work week sounds like a viable idea in...