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Almost every new and disruptive technology arrives with a fanbase claiming it will revolutionize life on Earth. Artificial intelligence is no different
Almost every new and disruptive technology arrives with a fanbase claiming it will revolutionize life on Earth. Artificial intelligence is no different

Just another disruptive technology? The future of Artificial Intelligence

By By Rohit Talwar - CEO - Fast Future
May 14, 2018 - 10:40am

The tech worker is on the front lines of a major breakthrough in work productivity and business performance: artificial intelligence (AI). The role of AI in the future of almost every industry is practically a given.

Sequoia’s real forté is highway cruising. The V8 engine is a paragon of smoothness, versatility and flat-out raw power
Sequoia’s real forté is highway cruising. The V8 engine is a paragon of smoothness, versatility and flat-out raw power

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia is upscale with a practical nature

By By Ted Laturnus - Driver Seat editor - Troy Media
May 14, 2018 - 10:05am

More than once over the years, I’ve wondered why people buy full-size SUVs. Behemoths like the Ford Expedition, Chevy Suburban, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia and so on. Nine times out of 10, I reasoned, people don’t need a vehicle of this size and never really use it to its full potential.

Strategies you can use to avoid the swamp of unproductive meetings
Strategies you can use to avoid the swamp of unproductive meetings

How to keep meetings positive and focused on the outcome

By By Faith Wood - Columnist - Troy Media
May 10, 2018 - 10:09am

Do your days feel like one unproductive meeting after another … and another?

Have you noticed how often people get bogged down in the same issues you talked about the last time you got together? You ask yourself: “Why are we going over the same ground again and again?”

Students must develop mastery over technique before they can experiment, if the experiment is to have any shape or meaning
Students must develop mastery over technique before they can experiment, if the experiment is to have any shape or meaning

Remembering memorization, the cornerstone of learning

By By Robert Price - Columnist - Troy Media
May 9, 2018 - 3:16pm

The smartest man I’ve ever met had a mind like a high-definition camera. Everything he viewed played on his mind with crystal clarity.

He memorized the baseball statistics in the morning paper. A guilty pleasure, he said.

London’s National Gallery exhibit offers rare glimpses into the artist’s examination of the play of light on human structures
London’s National Gallery exhibit offers rare glimpses into the artist’s examination of the play of light on human structures

Discovering Monet’s lifelong fascination with architecture

By By Mike Robinson - Columnist - Troy Media
May 7, 2018 - 1:14pm

One of the great things about being a retired museum and art gallery CEO is that you know most of the basic tricks of the trade. For instance, you can get a very quick gauge of an exhibition’s successes and high points by talking with the gallery security staff.

Stop in Giverny at least for a few hours to wander among Monet's gardens and you'll feel like you've entered one of his paintings
Stop in Giverny at least for a few hours to wander among Monet's gardens and you'll feel like you've entered one of his paintings

Giverny and Monet's Gardens

By Troy Media
May 7, 2018 - 1:07pm

If you love Impressionist paintings, why not plan a visit to Giverny, in France, and see Monet’s garden, flowers, pond and bridges for yourself?

It’s been said the Impressionist art movement acquired its name from one of Monet’s paintings called “Impression, Sunrise.”

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