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Virtual reality goes to work, helping train employees 8.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the virtual world, cashiers are taught to show greater empathy, mechanics learn to repair planes, and retail workers experience how to deal with armed robbery.
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Baltimore's Reinvention Can Start Right Now. But What Would Success Be? | Opinion 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Any criteria for success must focus on the lives of Baltimoreans.
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Bipartisan meetings, informal conversations seek common ground on Minnesota's energy future 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Conversations on Minnesota’s next moves on clean energy have continued this summer despite the lack of any significant policy agreements during the legislative session.
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Newsletter: A crackdown on China hits U.S. academia 22.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Chinese students and scholars feel targeted, and universities feel the pinch, amid the Trump administration's crackdown on Beijing.

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Congress Must Fight Academic Espionage to Protect American Jobs—and Our Security | Opinion 29.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
China and other foreign nations are trying to steal U.S. technology and research through American higher education, but Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Francis Rooney have introduced a bill to stop them.
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A Beautiful World: How an ancient transcript can help today 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Bhagavad Gita may be 2,500 years old, but it contains wisdom that comes in useful at the grocery store.
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Experts Warn China's Technology Could Spread Authoritarianism Globally 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
At least 46 countries worldwide have adopted China's surveillance technology.
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Building a Company Isn't for the Faint of Heart 9.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Louis Bookoff knew when he was a student that he wanted to make an impact. He never thought he'd end up building a company from the ground up.
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An International Student's Struggle Led To A Startup 1.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
After moving to the United States for college, I struggled to find the right person to ask for help.
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The 10 Best Hospitals in the World 20.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The hospitals on our list are all world leaders in health care, but these are the very best—the top 10, according to Statista's panel of doctors, medical professionals and administrators across four continents
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We can't let China become the global leader in artificial intelligence 4.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

This July marks the 50th anniversary of an audacious technological achievement: Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon. Since that moment, the United States has been the undisputed leader in all things high-tech.

But America’s dominance could be coming to an end. China aspires to be No. 1, and...

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UNICEF And ETHDenver Explore Blockchain For Good 17.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
At ETHDenver, UNICEF Ventures will prototype its recently developed positive action token with the Bounties Network.
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Scientists race to make pot like booze — drinkable 9.2.2019 LA Times: Business

People who drink alcohol typically learn the hard way how much is too much — usually in their teens or early 20s. As adults, they’re not interested in learning the same hard-knocks lesson about cannabis.

This is the challenge for an industry seeking to win over new or inexperienced users as legalization...

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Faced with widespread unemployment, deaf people create their own businesses 13.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Deaf people struggle with high unemployment. So they are creating their own "deaf ecosystems" and pushing employers to better accommodate them.
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How America’s Bluest State Can Be a Model for the Other 49 3.12.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom shakes hands with an election night crowd after he defeated Republican John Cox to become 40th governor of California in Los Angeles.  In the 2018 “blue wave” that flipped the House of Representatives, California flipped the most. Of the  seven target  congressional races in the state, all seven were won by Democrats. Orange County—a key launching pad for the anti-government ideologies of the modern Republican Party—will now be represented in Congress entirely by Democrats. Democrats also won every statewide office and will enjoy super-majorities—sufficient to pass tax legislation—in both state houses. (They’ll hold at least 60 of the 80 Assembly seats and 29 of the 40 in the Senate.) Golden State progressives may be permitted a brief moment – well, maybe a long weekend – of celebration. After all, the state that gave the nation Ronald Reagan, tax-cutting frenzy, and anti-immigrant hysteria now seems to have a Democratic advantage locked-in; even ...
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The future of learning? Well, it's personal 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Personalization is a huge ed-tech buzzword, but not everyone agrees on what that means or if it's a good thing.
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Corporate turnaround specialist gives Mayo Clinic $200 million 13.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jay Alix, a corporate turnaround specialist who serves on the board of Mayo Clinic, is donating $200 million to the medical school, which will be renamed the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in his honor.
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Mounds View amateur radio store prepares to sign off 21.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
After more than 30 years of selling radio equipment, dispensing advice and serving as a hub of the wireless hobby across the Midwest, owners Dan and Maline Fish say they're retiring and preparing to pull the plug on Radio City, their store in Mounds View.
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Toddlers like winners, but how they win matters 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In recent years, scientists have devised experiments to show that babies and young toddlers not only notice the social interactions happening around them, but also actively evaluate them.
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Breaking Up Big Tech Is Hard to Do 23.7.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Innovation depends on large companies’ teams and shared technologies.
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