How to spot a deepfake —and prevent it from causing political chaos
The “fake news” of 2016 is so passé. This year, fake video and audio clips generated by artificial intelligence (AI) are the new looming threat that could sway voters in the upcoming U.S. presidential election. Last week, voters in New Hampshire’s presidential primary received a robocall in which President Joe Biden seemed to be discouraging them from participating in the election. “Voting this Tuesday only enables the Republicans in their quest to elect [former President] Donald Trump again,” the recording said. Only the call wasn’t actually recorded by Biden—it was a deepfake, a form ...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 29, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

I've spent 20 years studying how to raise successful kids
As a psychologist, I've spent nearly 20 years studying how to care for and raise good humans. The overlooked skill I always teach new parents is how to build inner efficacy. Inner efficacy is an individual's belief in their own capacity to do what it takes to meet their goals. Self-esteem might… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Think for yourself if you want AI to teach you how to code
Feature Learning how to program is perhaps now easier than ever with AI, though the tools that suggest or generate source code for you have to be used wisely. Programming requires patience and persistence, especially at the start of the learning process when nothing makes much sense. The rules for…#featurelearning #githubcopilot #visualstudio #davidmalan #harvarduniversity #openai #google #bard #rubber #register (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Millionaires Habits” Won’t Make You Rich, That’s What Will
Have you ever opened a book to learn something, only to realize that it will be full of bullsh*t? This happens to me often when I try to read a modern finance book. Those pages are full of hope and motivation, but they don’t teach you… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Tied to Improvements in Poststroke Motor Aphasia
FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2024 -- Acupuncture may improve language function in patients with poststroke motor aphasia, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in JAMA Network Open.Boxuan Li, from the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How GE ’s CEO Larry Culp ditched mediocre manufacturing and engineered a legendary turnaround
It was early December in Lynn, Mass., and Katahira-san, GE’s star ambassador of lean manufacturing, was performing a teach-in. The location was a GE defense jet engine plant where the spry Japanese-born consultant was headlining a kaizen (or “continuous improvement”) event. Walking the factory…#lynn #mass #katahirasan #larryculp #yukiokatahira #culp #greatbreakup #gehealthcare #gevernova #geaerospace (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers' New Radio Show On EWTN Helps Listeners Connect Their Everyday Lives With Biblical Teaching
IRONDALE, Ala., Jan. 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- (EWTN) – Fans of Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers refer to him as the "Dynamic Deacon," and anyone who tunes into "Beacon of Truth," his new radio show, will immediately understand why. (Airs 4 p.m. ET, beginning Monday, Feb. 5 on EWTN Radio. Find EWTN Radio…#irondale #ala #ewtn #haroldburkesivers #dynamicdeacon #beaconoftruth #ewtnradio #deaconharold #ewtnradiogeneral #jackwilliams (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Life
From the outside, it looked as though Adam Alter was gliding along. At 28, he had earned a doctorate in psychology from Princeton and soon afterward landed a job as a tenure-track professor at the N.Y.U. Stern School of Business. But he felt stuck. Preparing to teach while simultaneously doing…#adamalter #newyorkcity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sure, why not? Now there's a'Stanley cup' for babies
Goo goo. Gaga. Baby wants Stanley cup. We're teaching 'em young to join the latest trends. Fisher Price / handout Goo goo gaga. Baby want Stanley cup. Give baby Stanley cup! Goo goo gaga! Like it or not, people care about Stanley cups. Which is why Fisher-Price just came out with a new toy aimed…#stanleycup #fisherprice #stanley #target #amazon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A millennial who quit teaching to be a full-time Uber and Lyft driver made $36,000 in 8 months
Aaron Lavender quit teaching to drive full-time for Uber and Lyft, but he said driving was better as a part-time gig. Aaron Lavender Aaron Lavender gave up teaching in 2022 to work as a full-time Uber and Lyft driver. But he said ride-hailing is more profitable and sustainable as a part-time gig.…#aaronlavender #uberandlyft #colorado #lavender #uber #californiauber #tesla (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wednesday assorted links
1. Short speed climbing video. 2. On David Graeber. 3. Vincent Geloso on the Piketty controversies. 4. Morgan Stanley values Tesla. 5. Guyana has the world’s highest oil reserves per capita, by far. 6. $2500 Macmillan teaching innovation award. And $2500 student award. The post Wednesday assorted…#davidgraeber #vincentgeloso #piketty #tesla #guyana (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berklee College of Music Inclusive Teaching and Learning Capsule
This initiative, designed to provide Berklee faculty with the resources to teach students of every level and ability, is the first of its kind in performing arts higher education (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 24, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Education Source Type: news

Chair quits after trust admits £90m deficit
The chair of a major teaching hospital trust has quit after the organisation saw its deficit double in size. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 24, 2024 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Consent Is Needed Even for Training: Ethicist Consent Is Needed Even for Training: Ethicist
Art Caplan discusses the need for consent from patients who undergo exams when conscious or under anesthesia, even at teaching hospitals.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Effectiveness of video modeling in teaching earthquake and postearthquake evacuation safety skills for children with autism - Kurt O, Cevher Z, Kutlu M.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of video modeling to teach safety skills during earthquakes and postearthquake evacuation to children with autism. Three male children with autism, aged 9-10  years, participated in the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news