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The Courage to be Yourself. Is Health Care a Right? Betting on AI.

Is Health Care a Right?

It’s a question that divides Americans, including those from my home town. But it’s possible to find common ground.

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Is the Open Office Layout Dead?

Nearly 60 years since their invention, an increasing body of research shows what many already know—open offices are often less than ideal.

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My Incredibly Simple Guide To Stoicism — Learn Wisdom You Can Practically Use

Stoicism doesn’t focus on the negative like modern-day self-help advice does. Stoicism is more a meditative practice that allows us to take the negative feelings we experience, and turn them into thoughts that give us peacefulness and perspective on life.

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This Island Is Not for Sale: How Eigg Fought Back

Small islands have always been objects of desire for a certain kind of man ambitious to rule his own tiny nation. One Hebridean isle asserted its independence, but can its way of life survive?

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Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out By What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About Us

Using code and the web, a data scientist follows two unnamed people and learns just how much our anonymous location data can say about who we are.

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The Massive Hedge Fund Betting on AI

Initially wary of the technology, Man Group was soon persuaded by the returns from algorithm-centric funds.

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What Happened to Myanmar’s Human-Rights Icon?

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya reveals what the world didn’t understand about Aung San Suu Kyi.

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The World According to Dan Brown

Anyone who has read Dan Brown’s work — and with 200 million copies of his books in print, you know who you are — is familiar with his signature technique of inserting little chunks of expository information into the narrative. Among the topics addressed in his latest thriller, “Origin”: the wide-ranging talents of Winston Churchill, the elusive appeal of abstract art, the exciting peculiarities of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral and the latest insane developments in the world of artificial intelligence.

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Time Blocking: Improve Your Focus And Get More Meaningful Work Done

Life can be messy. Most of us juggle a lot of different things at the same time. Even though the simple solution is to stop juggling, it’s not always realistic. Or even needed.

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Navy Returns to Compasses and Pencils to Help Avoid Collisions at Sea

There is little argument, however, that a shrinking Navy is performing the same duties that a larger fleet did a decade ago, and that constant deployments leave little time to train and maintain ships amid their relentless duties.

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The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel

Every generation believes that it must battle unprecedented pressures of conformity; that it must fight harder than any previous generation to protect that secret knowledge from which our integrity of selfhood springs.

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