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Super funds ponder getting off the tech train – The Australian Financial Review
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Jul 7, 2020 – 6.23pmThe biggest decision facing equity investors at the moment is when to trade out of highly valued tech stocks and back into cyclical companies leveraged to the economy, says the chief investment officer of $180 billion super fund, AustralianSuper.Mark Delaney, who oversees investments for the pension behemoth, told The Australian Financial…

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Here’s Your Magic Wand to Be Measurably Happier
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“Everyone has a “set point” for happiness, just as they do for weight.” —Martin Seligman The world has been pretty challenging lately. Do you, like me, have a list of things you’d like to change? We could start with society, move on to our children, and finish up with ourselves. Do you think you’d be…

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Here’s your magic wand to be measurably happier
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“Everyone has a “set point” for happiness, just as they do for weight.” —Martin Seligman The world has been pretty challenging lately. Do you, like me, have a list of things you’d like to change? We could start with society, move on to our children, and finish up with ourselves. Do you think you’d be…

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Why I Invited A Cow To A Companywide Zoom Call
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By Kate Goodman, Co-President of ATCO, a fully integrated, 4th generation Real Estate firm based in New York City; C200 Member since 2014. I’ve always taken meetings very seriously. Getting together regularly as a team keeps everyone informed and on track, and prevents important issues from slipping through the cracks. In my six years as Co-President of ATCO,…

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This Is The Best Investment You Can Make For Your Career
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Getty For many, the last few months have been an exercise in patience, especially regarding career progress. So much has been placed on hold, stalled and canceled, that it can be tough to find traction and forward movement to reach your goals. Rather than let COVID-related delays get you down, use this time to invest…

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Coronavirus: Never Email Your Social Security Number, I Am Begging You
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The emails started rolling in to me around the same time the government started sending out coronavirus relief payments in April. Some people had questions about the nuances of their tax situation or about navigating the IRS payment information site. Most of the people who emailed me just wanted to know where their money was,…

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Coronavirus: Citizen Science Projects Offer a Model for Coronavirus Apps
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There is a rising concern among Americans about the use and sale of their personal data: for law enforcement purposes, for determining their credit worthiness, and, of course, for advertising. While technology companies have argued that this data collection works to users’ advantage because it makes the content they see more “relevant,” recent research from…

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Coronavirus: In These Factories, Inspector Robot Will Check Your Work
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The UK company P2i adds water-repelling nanocoatings to smartphones and other gadgets. Normally, it flies engineers to its clients’ factories to identify and solve quality-control problems.That’s not an option in a world where flights are grounded, borders closed, and security tightened. So in some plants, P2i now relies on a system that uses artificial intelligence…

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Coronavirus: Covid Drives Real Businesses to Tap Deepfake Technology
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This month, advertising giant WPP will send unusual corporate training videos to tens of thousands of employees worldwide. A presenter will speak in the recipient’s language and address them by name, while explaining some basic concepts in artificial intelligence. The videos themselves will be powerful demonstrations of what AI can do: The face, and the…

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Coronavirus: Coronavirus: ‘Deadly masks’ claims debunked
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Image copyright NurPhoto This week, face masks became mandatory on public transport in England, and changes to the use of face coverings in hospitals were introduced.The BBC’s anti-disinformation team has been investigating misleading claims about the health risks of face masks. Here is a look at some of the most widely seen examples on social…

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The Nest Egg Portfolio: Averaging Down On Eurocommercial Properties
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Introduction The Nest Egg Portfolio is still suffering from dividend suspensions, and although some cash dividends are still being paid out (with almost 700 EUR coming in in the past two months), the incoming cash flow is not as high as I had hoped for and anticipated on. It’s also interesting to see more companies…

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Is There a Way to Cure or Prevent Nightmares?
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Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, Shutterstock) Giz AsksGiz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything and get answers from a variety of experts.Are you spending your sleeping hours getting chased down endless hallways by men with enormous claws for hands? Shrieking in pain as wolves chomp your legs? Re-experiencing various traumatic incidents…

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The Human Quest for Meaning and the “New Normal”
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Source: Greg Plom/Pixabay The practice of mindfulness to advance personal growth, promote health and well-being, manage stress, build resilience, increase engagement, and improve performance has been receiving increasing attention in academia, in everyday life, and at work. Against the backdrop of the inevitable, yet still unknown, transition to some kind of “new normal” in the aftermath of…

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HIIT For The Mind: 15 Minutes To Supercharge Your Workday
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Gym rats know the power of HIIT—high-intensity interval training. Those all-out, repeated blasts of activity seem daunting, but those who try it swear by it, often telling anyone within earshot that they’ve never felt so strong or alive. There’s a HIIT for the mind too, says Alister Gray, an executive leadership consultant and mindset coach…

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