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Microsoft's president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech

Microsoft believes that lessons from a liberal arts education are necessary for the proper development of AI. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In their new book “The Future Computed,” Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and research Harry Shum discuss the future of artificial intelligence. They argue that one of “the most important conclusions” they drew was the need for ...

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After one year of Trump, Google CEO Sundar Pichai sounds a lot different about immigration — and that might be a good thing (GOOGL, GOOG)

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Kim White/MSNBC Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company wants to be a constructive voice in the immigration debate. The immigration issue hits very close to home for Silicon Valley tech companies, and Pichais’ comments signal that the industry is rethinking its tactics to fight for the cause. Almost exactly one year ago, Google CEO Sundar ...

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Inside the niche world of equestrian show jumping, the elite sport reserved for the world's wealthiest and most competitive kids

For the lucky few who compete in it, show jumping is well worth the risks.Dan Mullan / Stringer / Getty Images The niche sport of equestrian show jumping has caught the eye of some of the wealthiest people in the world. For those who can afford to take part in competitions, show jumping offers millions of dollars of prize money ...

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Romney 2020? Republicans speculate that Romney's likely Senate run is the start of something much bigger

Mitt Romney. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Republicans are speculating that 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney could use a Senate seat to launch himself into a much more powerful position. Some, including Utah’s governor, believe he could become the next Republican leader in the Senate. But others think he may challenge Donald Trump for the presidency in 2020, or making a third ...

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Congress appears deadlocked as government shutdown enters Day 2

Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer haven’t spoken personally since Friday. Yuri Gripas/Reuters The federal government entered the second day of a partial shutdown on Sunday. So far, leaders from both parties have been unable to get close to a deal to reopen the government. It looks like the shutdown could stretch well into the week. As the federal government enters ...

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A former Netflix exec has a simple algorithm for figuring out whether you should leave your job

Deciding when to quit your job is a big career decision. Take some stress out of it with advice from Patty McCord, pictured. Devi Pride Patty McCord is a former chief talent officer at Netflix. Now she runs her own consulting business. McCord’s new book is “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.” She devised an algorithm for figuring ...

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In the battle for the future of voice computers, Google is moving fast — but Amazon is still moving faster (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

Google’s booth was hopping at CES 2018, with lines just to get in to many of its exhibits. This little city was designed to show off all the different types of things the Google Assistant can do. Alex Wong/Getty Images Google was aggressively pushing its Assistant at CES 2018, with a marketing blitz and a party with a performance by ...

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The biggest hit song the year you were born

The Beatles.“Beatles For Sale” Each year, one song taps into the hearts and ears of the public on its way to topping the Billboard year-end song chart. Times have changed, though. While rap and R&B have dominated in the 2000s and 2010s, the early days of the chart saw an eclectic mix of hits at the top, including multiple entries ...

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7 signs your body is telling you to switch up the way you eat

If you’re eating half a wedding cake, it may be time to switch it up.CBS You probably spend a lot of time thinking about what you should eat, but did you know that your body can hold all of the answers you need? While the phrase “listen to your body” can feel a bit cliche, your body is constantly trying ...

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Democratic senator calls Trump 'Cadet Bone Spurs' during fiery speech on the shutdown's impact on the military

Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images The federal government is currently in a partial shutdown. As part of the shutdown, the military does not receive full funding. Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a veteran and Purple Heart recipient, blasted President Donald Trump for claiming Democrats are “holding our Military hostage” during the shutdown. Duckworth referenced Trump’s infamous bone ...

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