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Interesting items on the web (October 2019)

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The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your consideration.

Art by the Numbers

At the National Museum of Mathematics, origami helps bridge the gap between art and math and finds the beauty in both.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of The New York Times via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2JSRFfo

The Future of Work: How New Technologies Are Transforming Tasks

the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab has engaged in a first-of-a-kind research that sheds new light on the reorganization of tasks within occupations by analyzing 170 million online job postings in the US between 2010 and 2017. The research reveals how tasks are transforming and what the implications are for employment and wages.

You can download the full report, published on the website of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2PQiHYK

Scientists Demonstrate Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans

We humans have evolved a rich repertoire of communication, from gesture to sophisticated languages. All of these forms of communication link otherwise separate individuals in such a way that they can share and express their singular experiences and work together collaboratively.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of Scientific American via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2NGSNUq

Why Reading Is the Most Intelligent Thing You Can Do

The only way to become smarter, no matter what you study or where you are, is to read. What few people tell us, however, is why reading plays such an integral role in developing our intelligence, problem-solving, and analytical skills, and our ability to understand others with alacrity.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of Inc. via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2WMCV77

GPS is going places

You’d probably be surprised at all the things that GPS — the global positioning system that underlies all of modern navigation — can do.

Read the whole article, published on the website of Knowable Magazine via the following link:

https://ibm.co/2WPv74r

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