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Can robots replace the farmer in the broiler house?

Researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute evaluated the feasibility of using commercially available robotic systems to perform growout house management tasks.

Europe and Greece: Managing Expectations and Driving Reform

As the euphoria of victory subsides and reality sets in, Greece's new far-left Syriza government confronts the daunting task of trying to strike a balance between the demands of its political base to end austerity and creditors wanting payment. Show More Summary

A VC Reveals 3 Life Hacks That Make Him More Efficient

There are few things worse than sitting through a tedious office meeting thinking about all of the more worthwhile tasks you could be doing. Brad Feld, co-founder and managing director at Boulder, Colo.-based firm Foundry Group, has a few hacks that could help you make the most of your work day. Show More Summary

How Hard Would It Be To Document Your Job?

Efficient management relies on well-understood and well-documented processes, but the reality in many workplaces is that crucial tasks are often only fully understood by a single employee. If you were to quit your job tomorrow, how many processes would have to be documented so that someone else could take over your role? More »      

5 Mistakes the Miami Dolphins Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

Entering general manager Dennis Hickey’s second offseason as the Miami Dolphins’ key personnel decision-maker, the pressure couldn’t be higher. He’s faced with the task of cleaning up after recent free-agency splurges have failed toShow More Summary

Spoilers For ‘The Bachelor’ 2015 Season, Episode 4: Muddy Challenge For Chris Soules And Ladies

A handful of Chris Soules’ bachelorettes have a big task ahead of them in Monday’s episode of ABC’s The Bachelor 2015 season. One group date manages to combine wedding dresses with mud and Chris admits he wants a girl who can get a little dirty. Show More Summary

Task management app Any.do arrives on the Mac

Task manager Any.do is now available as a native Mac app. Previously available on desktop as a Chrome extension, Any.do lets you sync and maintain your to-do list across your devices. The Mac app includes many features of the mobile version, including voice entry, auto-suggest, and real-time list collaboration. Show More Summary

Special Libraries Association Series on Tasks for Modern Info Pros

The SLA (Special Libraries Association) published a report in 2013 called The Evolving Value of Information Management that identified 12 key tasks that information professionals must develop. The President of the SLA and other association...Show More Summary

5 Mistakes Washington Redskins Can't Repeat in 2015 Offseason

Tasked with rebuilding a Washington Redskins franchise that's been mired in mediocrity for much of owner Daniel Snyder's tenure in D.C., new general manager Scot McCloughan has his work cut out for him. In the past seven seasons, the Redskins have just one playoff berth. Show More Summary

Best Apps for the Modern Entrepreneur

Small businesses are incredibly difficult to manage, and only the people who have undertaken this task know how time-consuming and tiring it actually is. Thankfully, we live in a modern world and nowadays we can rely on hundreds of tools and services that can help us organize our business better, and achieve better results. Show More Summary

5 Biggest Changes the Chicago Bears Must Still Make This Offseason

It's been a productive offseason for the Chicago Bears so far. They found their new general manager, and the coaching staff is starting to round into form. Even after checking off some key tasks, major moves and decisions remain. Taking...Show More Summary

"For someone on the maker’s schedule, having a meeting is like throwing an exception. It doesn’t..."

“For someone on the maker’s schedule, having a meeting is like throwing an exception. It doesn’t merely cause you to switch from one task to another; it changes the mode in which you work.” - Paul Graham, Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule  (h/t Leslie Poston)

Workestra Turns Your Mobile Push Notifications Into Organized Tasks

A new application called Workestra for iOS, Android and Windows Phone turns your push notifications from various apps and services into tasks you can “snooze” or mark as done. The idea is to offer a more inbox-like tool for managingShow More Summary

IntelliTask

An alternative Windows version to the famous Task Manager

Lakes Defend US Build Requirement of Jones Act

An effort to remove the U.S.-build requirement from the Jones Act is being soundly rejected by Great Lakes Maritime Task Force, the largest labor/management coalition

What’s the Best Way to Spend 30 Minutes of Your Time on Social Media Marketing? by @kevanlee

Social media management can be a full-time job, and even for those who do social along with any number of other tasks, social media marketing can still take 10 or more hours every week. So what would you do if you only had 30 minutes...Show More Summary

Ryan Grigson's moves have Colts on brink of Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Grigson was a 39-year-old, bright-eyed, first-time general manager who faced a task that would have been considered tough for those with years of experience when he took over the Indianapolis Colts in 2012. The Colts were coming off a 2-14 record. Show More Summary

Diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis

This practice parameter document was created by a joint task force in allergy and immunology and is available as free full text (HT to Life in the Fast Lane).For a little background here is one of my earlier posts on anaphylaxis. And...Show More Summary

The Prodigy – “Nasty” Video

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Back in the late ’90s, the Prodigy managed the difficult task of translating the new and alien sounds of rave music into thundering stadium spectacle that we dumb American kids could understand. I saw them seven or eight years ago, the last time they were trying to sell that spectacle to Americans, and they were [...]

Smartsheet integration with Office 365 highlights the ‘opening up of Microsoft’

The cloud-based Smartsheet streamlines the kind of project/task management found in Microsoft Project -- yet here it is integrated with Office 365. In at least some ways, this isn't your father's Microsoft.

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