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Tim Cook Says Learning How to Code is More Important than English as a Second Language

The Apple CEO said coding should be "required in every public school in the world." According to Apple .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 13th, 2017

At The Heart Of A Polish Christmas Ad, A Hard Kernel — And Some Happy Tears

The sweet little story of an aging man learning the English language features a kid, a puppy — and a hopeful take on a journey made by hundreds of thousands of Poles. The sweet little story of an aging man learning the English language features a .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 7th, 2016

In The Battle Of Online Language Learning Programs, Who Is Winning?

Online language programs seem to be growing substantially in users andrevenue. According to one analyst, the worldwidemarket for the digital English learning products (the most popular language)was$2.8 billion in 2015, projectedto grow to$3.8 billion by 2.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 23rd, 2016

AI in Action: Deep Learning Cracks Poker Code (Part I)

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Category: topSource: redinews1 hr. 39 min. ago

AI in Action: Deep Learning Cracks Poker Code (Part I)

How engineers taught a computer to beat poker pros using its "intuition" .....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt10 hr. 24 min. ago

Baby Talk Is a Highly Evolved Language Proving Again That Mothers Know Exactly What They Are Doing

That goofy way you talk to your baby actually has a very important purpose......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 12th, 2017

Deep Dive: There’s a link between CEOs who torture the English language and poor stock performance

Research by S&P Global Market Intelligence connects executives’ comments on conference calls to subsequent stock action. By Phil van Doorn......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2017

One of the only remaining World War II Navajo code talkers has died at 94

U.S. Marine Corps Photo A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico, Navajo Nation officials said. David Patterson Sr. died Sunday in Rio R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2017

Genius grant winner uses AI to seek cancer cure

A computational linguist working to apply machine learning and language interpretation to oncology is one of the recipients of a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program award, commonly known as a “genius grant.”  Massachusetts Institute of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Soon, students can"t opt for German, French as third-language in schools

Three-language formula means students in Hindi-speaking states should learn a modern Indian language, apart from Hindi and English.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

Republicans Hammer Out Child Tax Credit Details

Republicans left out many details from the tax-code outline they released last week, and few are more important for middle-income households than the fate of the child tax credit......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 4th, 2017

13 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people"s ignorance

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/FlickrAll it takes is a single tweet or text for some people to reveal their poor grasp of the English language. Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled dif.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 29th, 2017

How Trump"s Tax Plan Could Hurt Small Businesses

The president's proposal included the most sweeping changes to the federal tax code in decades but left many important questions unanswered......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 28th, 2017

I signed up for an Italki account to see why it"s a leading platform for online language learning

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue fro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2017

These are the 10 most confusing words in the English language

Flickr/Kate BradyWhen you don't know the meaning of a word, there's one obvious place to turn: the dictionary. Naturally, some words tend to co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2017

Conduct official events in "national language", says Harsh Vardhan

Happy that the programme is being conducted in Hindi. It is not a sin to compere in English: Vardhan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 22nd, 2017

Learning to code isn"t just for full-time developers, it can boost anyone"s productivity at work — here’s how

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate par.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2017

10 kitchen gadgets that will get your kids excited about learning to cook

Teaching kids to cook can be fun and safe with tools like nylon knives, safely gloves, animal-shaped peelers.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 20th, 2017

Tim Cook: I"m "personally shocked" there"s even a debate on DACA

CEOs of top U.S. companies have been very vocal this year. But Tim Cook thinks DACA is their most important battle yet......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 20th, 2017

Melania Trump Forces the Removal of Billboard Mocking Her English Language Skills

“Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English," the ads read. The Slovenian law firm that r.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 20th, 2017

Here"s the age you peak at everything throughout life

What are you the best at RIGHT NOW? These are the ages when you peak at everything. From 7 - 8, Learning a new language is easiest. From 9-10, you're least likel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2017