SoundExchange reports, payments due soon On February 2nd the groundhog best known as “Punxsutawney Phil” will be plucked from the comfort of his underground lair and ceremoniously asked to “predict” the end of winter. Of course, this tradition was memorably portrayed in the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day” in which Bill Murray’s Phil Connors relives a … Continue Reading
Telling a joke is always a risk, especially when you're facing an unfamiliar audience in a business setting, such as an interview. However, taking a stab at humor might be the best decision you can make. Researchers from the HarvardShow More Summary
AI is here to stay. Indeed, its acceptance in business will accelerate as time goes on as the systems get ever-more clever and independent.
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Chris Edwards The purpose of Senate confirmation hearings should be to ensure that nominees are qualified and will faithfully serve the public. But in practice, senators press their parochial concerns and browbeat nominees to fall into line. Show More Summary
Elaine sent this photo of the snow-covered mountains in the Reno area. Beautiful! Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to Geosciences-BBoard@att.net with the word “subscribe” in the subject line and the email address will be added to Elaine's email...
Dear Commissioner Pai: Congratulations on your likely nomination to become Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. For the good of everyone in the country, I hope you will lead the Commission with decorum, pragmatism and collegiality, no matter how real your prior grievances. Show More Summary
Businesses in London will trial Ford’s plug-in hybrid vans; New York City Department of Sanitation tests DME-powered Mack Trucks.
Prices under emissions trading schemes have been low to date. Sometimes this may be because systems are new, but the EUETS is long established and needs to demonstrate that it can now produce adequate prices.
Debates about the merits of biofuels have been going on for at least a generation. My favorite clip from the early, oil-crisis era ethanol push was Nicholas Wade's article, "Oil pinch stirs dreams of moonshine travel," published by Science in June 1979.
Canada’s Prime Minister made a statement recently, that caused some problems in parts of Canada. The comment – “We need to phase out fossil fuel…” has raised strong opposition in Alberta, the province that has largely powered the Canadian economy in recent years, based almost entirely on fossil fuel.
It was bound to happen, and apparently it has: utility-scale solar-generated power, certainly in sunny parts of the world, appears to be cheaper than wind and both are cheaper than fossil-fuel generated power, writes Fereidoon Sionshansi, president of Menlo Energy Economics and publisher of the newsletter EEnergy Informer.
Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, discovered this week that it takes more than a glib turn of phrase to run a major federal agency. He comes to the job with very big shoes to fill. His two immediate predecessors were PhD scientists. Steven Chu was the recipient of a Nobel Prize in Physics. Ernest Moniz, based on his expertise, helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal.
A new set of leaders today enter the White House. As they consider measures to enhance roads and bridges, they also should focus on America’s electricity infrastructure. By focusing on investment, efficiency, and markets as their policy foundation, the U.S. will have a world-class electricity system that will advance our economy into the 21st century.
In the wake of Fukushima, researchers at Rice University have discovered how to remove radioactivity nuclear waste from water — in a move that could purify hundreds of millions of gallons of contaminated water.
The Women’s March, Los Angeles – Something Happened Here Herman K. Trabish, January 23, 2017 (Exclusive to NewEnergyNews) Three-quarters of a million people took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Saturday to celebrate women’s rights. Show More Summary
Although you prepare for a week ahead of your job interview, you can't help but make some mistakes. To ease your own nervousness about making mistakes during your next interview — and maybe to have a good laugh — take a look at some of these strange answers given in a 2016 survey administered by CareerBuilder. Show More Summary