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Pa Images | Getty ImagesLONDON — British technology executives and entrepreneurs want the next government to focus on promoting skills around the development and use of artificial intelligence and growth-oriented fiscal measures. Upskilling in an AI ageOne thing U.K. tech executives are pushing for is fostering innovation in artificial intelligence and cultivating citizens' grasp on AI-centric skills — across multiple generations. Last month, dozens of business executives, entrepreneurs, and investors signed an open letter stating their support for Labour in the upcoming election. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesSignatories included several influential names in the world of U.K. tech: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Founders Forum co-founder Jonathan Goodwin, and Atom Bank CEO Mark Mullen. Tech bosses CNBC spoke with found themselves unable to point to specific policies and plans from either of the main political parties.
Persons: Rishi Sunak, Sir Keir Starmer, Keir Starmer, Zahra, Salesforce, Einstein, Astro, Matthew Houlihan, Rachel Reeves, Angela Rayner, Leon Neal, Jimmy Wales, Jonathan Goodwin, Mark Mullen, Sunak, Liz Truss, Jeremy Hunt, Danny Lawson, Rishi Khosla, Khosla Organizations: Conservatives, Labour Party, LONDON, it's, Labour, CNBC, Innovation, Cisco, coy, Centre, Getty, Founders Forum, Atom Bank, BAE Systems, Tech Locations: Downing, Salesforce's, Europe, Purfleet, United Kingdom, Ukraine, British, Barrow, Furness, England
Why we need to know what time it is on the moon
  + stars: | 2024-06-01 | by ( Ashley Strickland | )   time to read: +6 min
CNN —It’s easy to take the moon for granted as a silvery orb in the night sky, providing a soft light on most evenings. The new system of measurement that NASA and its international partners need to agree on will have to account for the fact that seconds tick by faster on the moon. But it will be crucial for astronauts living in lunar habitats and scooting around in moon buggies who need to know exactly what time it is. We are familyA digital reconstruction of a Bronze Age woman's face is on display at Scotland's Perth Museum and Art Gallery. And now, researchers know what creates their unusual fur pattern: a mutation affecting a gene called KIT, which controls hair color.
Persons: CNN —, Albert Einstein’s, Butch Wilmore, Suni Williams, Joe Skipper, Chris Rynn, Julius Caesar, Gaul, Ari Kankainen, NASA’s Lucy, Ashley Strickland, Katie Hunt Organizations: CNN, NASA, Boeing, Veteran NASA, Perth Museum, Art, Culture, Kinross, CNN Space, Science Locations: North America, Europe, Southern Hemisphere, Culture Perth, Scotland, Indre, France, Finnish, Petäjävesi, Italy
They’re also going to be communicating with one another or driving their moon buggies while on the lunar surface. Lunar clockworkWhat scientists know for certain is that they need to get precision timekeeping instruments to the moon. Exactly who pays for lunar clocks, which type of clocks will go, and where they’ll be positioned are all questions that remain up in the air, Gramling said. Focke Strangmann/APThe new time scale would underpin an entire lunar network, which NASA and its allies have dubbed LunaNet. But how future astronauts living and working on the lunar surface will experience time is a different question entirely.
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Analysts surveyed by LSEG had expected $2.40 in adjusted earnings per share on $9.37 billion in revenue. It's the first time since 2006 that Salesforce fell short on revenue, according to LSEG data. The company now expects adjusted earnings of $9.86 to $9.94 per share, compared with $9.68 to $9.76 three months ago. Analysts polled by LSEG were looking for $9.76 in adjusted earnings per share and $38.08 billion in revenue. During the quarter, Salesforce started selling its Einstein Copilot assistant sales and customer service reps.
Persons: Marc Benioff, LSEG, Salesforce, Einstein, Slack, Robert Hum Organizations: Economic, Revenue, Professional Services Locations: Davos, Switzerland
CNN —When you’re trying to address mental health symptoms, simply the belief that you can be helped may be an important factor. Symptoms of nine mental health disorders substantially improved under placebo treatment, according to a new review of 90 randomized controlled trials — known as a meta-analysis — totaling 9,985 adult participants largely in their 30s and 40s. “This is the most comprehensive study of placebo effects in psychiatry.”The results are also important for patient treatment, Bschor said. But for disorders that didn’t see as much improvement with placebos — such as OCD or schizophrenia, which is a psychotic disorder — medication may be more necessary. Improvement in absence of medicationThat mental health symptoms improved with placebo treatment may be due to a few potential influences, experts said.
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Einstein's general theory of relativity states that the curvature of space-time causes gravity. But zoom out to enormous scales like clusters of galaxies spanning billions of light years across, and the laws of Einstein's gravity theory appear to change. A 1% adjustment may not sound like a big deal, but it's enough to suggest that Einstein's theory may need a rethink. Now, with this cosmic glitch, there's a new explanation on the table. NASA/CXC/Univ of Missouri/M.Brodwin et al; NASA/STScI; JPL/CalTechThe fact that this cosmic glitch could potentially help astronomers resolve the Hubble tension is a good sign that it may truly exist.
Persons: , Albert Einstein's, Robin Wen, Wen, It's, shouldn't, Niayesh Afshordi, there's, Valerio Faraoni, Faraoni, Claire Lamman, DESI Organizations: Service, Business, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, University of British, ESA, Big Bang, NASA, of Missouri, JPL, CalTech, Bishop's University Locations: University of British Columbia
Using telescopes capable of detecting X-rays, a team of astronomers has for the first time observed this area — called the “plunging region” — in a black hole about 10,000 light-years from Earth. The study’s findings could help astronomers better understand the formation and evolution of black holes. One thing that’s missing from the study is an actual image of the black hole, because it is too small and far away. But another team of Oxford researchers is working on something even better than a picture: the first movie of a black hole. “For example, it can be used to measure the rotation rate of the black hole,” said Reynolds, who was not involved in the study.
Persons: CNN — Albert Einstein, “ We’ve, , Andrew Mummery, ” It’s, Einstein’s, Mummery, , We’ve, ” Mummery, Weiss, Christopher Reynolds, Reynolds, Dan Wilkins, Wilkins, ” Wilkins Organizations: CNN, Royal Astronomical Society, Leverhulme, Peierls, University of Oxford, NASA, Space, JPL, Caltech, Oxford, University of Maryland, College, Stanford University in Locations: United Kingdom, Africa, Namibia, Stanford University in California
A NASA video reveals in stunning detail what falling into a black hole would look like. AdvertisementNASA recently released a series of trippy videos showing what it would look like if you plunged into a black hole. But not just any black hole — a supermassive black hole with 4.3 million times the mass of our sun. That's about the size of the giant black hole that lurks at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Black holes are extreme cosmic environments where gravity, time, and light act differently from what we're used to on Earth.
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Read previewWarren Buffett let slip a slew of intriguing facts and anecdotes during Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting on Saturday. But the Berkshire CEO also warned of higher taxes, teased a potential Canadian investment, and revealed a $500 million gift of Berkshire stock. Cash hoardBerkshire's mountain of cash and Treasury hit a record $189 billion last quarter, and it's likely to swell to more than $200 billion this quarter, Buffett said. Taxing timesThe government will probably raise taxes in the coming years in a bid to balance its budget, Buffett said. Pocket changeBuffett claimed that if he had only $1 million to invest instead of nearly $200 billion, he could earn a 50% annual return.
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In the middle of the afternoon, day will shift to night, as a total solar eclipse touches 15 states. We know now what causes a total solar eclipse. Here are seven times a total solar eclipse has helped advance human science. Culture Club/Bridgeman via Getty ImagesOn March 14, 189 BCE, a total solar eclipse swept over what is now northern Turkey. Corbis via Getty ImagesGemini 12 astronauts Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to see a total eclipse from space.
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New data from the largest 3-D map of our universe suggests we may be wrong about dark energy. One of the driving forces behind that evolution is also one of our age's biggest mysteries in physics: dark energy. Einstein abandoned the idea as his "greatest blunder" in the 1930s, as astrophysicist Ethan Siegal explains, but a constant dark energy would have vindicated him. "If true, it would be the first real clue we have gotten about the nature of dark energy in 25 years," Adam Riess, a Nobel laureate for his co-discovery of dark energy, told Quanta Magazine. "The idea that dark energy is varying is very natural," Paul Steinhardt, a Princeton University cosmologist, told the magazine.
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NASA will launch sounding rockets and WB-57 high-altitude planes to conduct research on aspects of the sun and Earth that‘s only possible during an eclipse. During the 2017 eclipse that crossed the US, NASA and other space agencies conducted observations using 11 different spacecraft and two high-altitude planes. Three sounding rockets will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on April 8 to study the eclipse. During the 2023 annular eclipse, instruments on the rockets measured sharp, immediate changes in the ionosphere. The jets have custom noses that can carry specialized scientific instruments.
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Intermittent fasting diet plans, meal kits, fitness trackers, and biological age tests can all offer something to busy people who want to feel in control. More than one in 10 Americans (12%) tried intermittent fasting in 2023, according to one food and beverage industry-backed survey. The business of intermittent fasting phone apps is blossoming and is on track for more growth in the next five to 10 years. There are many ways to do intermittent fasting — from skipping breakfast to whole days without foodPeople have been fasting for as long as people have been people. AdvertisementThe case against fasting to lose weight and live longerFirefighters in San Diego tried intermittent fasting out during the pandemic, with good results.
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Known as "the Einstein of Wall Street," Peter Tuchman is one of the most famous traders on the New York Stock Exchange. He showed us why coming to the floor of the NYSE still gives traders an edge over people working from home.
Persons: Peter Tuchman Organizations: New York Stock Exchange, NYSE
Pi Day means pizza deals
  + stars: | 2024-03-14 | by ( Ramishah Maruf | )   time to read: +1 min
New York CNN —Pi Day isn’t just about showing off how many numbers you have memorized – restaurants from Burger King to California Pizza Kitchen are offering deals and discounts on Thursday, March 14th. Pi Day has also become synonymous with pizza pie (and other round foods) – here are some deals to round out your celebration. Pizza HutFrom March 12-14, Pizza Hut has been offering a free large one-topping pizza with purchase of a large menu-priced pizza. 7-ElevenLoyalty members can get any flavor large pizza for $3.14 in 7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes stores – limited to one transaction, two per day. Burger KingAs part of its week of breakfast deals, Burger King is offering a free Hershey’s sundae pie with a $3.14 purchase.
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"I'm pretty sanguine, as it all went way, way better than I could have possibly drawn up." Do you have any defining memories of being on set with Guillermo del Toro? It took seven years for del Toro to convince anybody to finance a comic book franchise with me in it. Working with Del Toro is as irreverent an experience as you can get. On whether he’d return for a ‘Sons of Anarchy’ follow-upRon Perlman as Clay Morrow in "Sons of Anarchy."
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Existing drugs could potentially be repurposed for longevity, a leading researcher says. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . But for now, he says, there are some cheap old drugs available that may help make people feel new again. AdvertisementResearching potential anti-aging drugs that are already approved to treat other conditions has some clear benefits over other interventions. Researchers suspect that the same blood sugar-regulating benefits of these drugs can also help stave off many age-related diseases.
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Salesforce announces new AI tools for doctors
  + stars: | 2024-03-07 | by ( Ashley Capoot | In | )   time to read: +2 min
Salesforce on Thursday announced new data and artificial intelligence solutions for health-care workers that could help lessen their burdensome administrative workloads. The first tool is called Einstein Copilot: Health Actions, and it will allow doctors to book appointments, summarize patient information and send referrals by prompting AI with conversational language, according to a release. Salesforce said doctors can use Einstein Copilot: Health Actions to generate a patient summary that includes details like patients' medications, clinical service requests, diagnoses and tests. Salesforce said its Assessment Generation tool will be generally available this summer, and Einstein Copilot: Health Actions will be available for use at the end of the year. All Einstein Copilot features and functionalities are also expected to comply with HIPAA regulations as of this summer, the company added.
Persons: Einstein, Salesforce Organizations: Labor, Google, Amazon Web Services, CNBC PRO Locations: Athenahealth
The man, who is not named in the correspondence in compliance with German privacy rules, reported receiving 217 Covid shots between June 2021 and November 2023. Raising suspicionsAccording to his immunization history, the man got his first Covid vaccine in June 2021. The adaptive immune system is the subsection of the immune system that learns to recognize and respond to specific pathogens when you encounter them throughout your life, Miller said. Last week, the CDC updated its guidance to recommend an additional dose of the current Covid vaccine for people 65 and older. Less than a quarter of adults and only 13% of children in the US have gotten the most recently recommended Covid vaccine, according to CDC data.
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A shift from pensions to 401(k) plans has made workers responsible for ensuring they have enough money to live on in retirement. Most Americans — 79% — now agree there is a retirement crisis, up from 67% in 2020, according to a new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans — 55% — are worried they won't be able to achieve financial security in retirement. Younger investors have a unique opportunity to avoid that dilemma, according to experts who testified at a Senate hearing last week. "Starting earlier obviously makes the math work much better," Dan Doonan, executive director at the National Institute on Retirement Security, said during the Senate hearing.
Persons: Albert Einstein, Dan Doonan Organizations: National Institute on Retirement Security, Finance, Security, Investors, National Institute on Retirement
Eventually it grew, and Hachamovitch expanded and established abortion clinics across the country, from Long Island to Arizona to Texas. AdvertisementAdvocates say that independent clinics — in 2022, Bronx Abortion was one of two in a borough of about 1.4 million people — are essential to providing abortion care. But even in New York, a state that has committed to protecting and supporting abortion rights, independent clinics are at risk. According to the Abortion Care Network, "threats to these clinics are a threat to abortion access overall." But they agree on one thing: At any given moment, a small independent clinic like Bronx Abortion might be forced to shut down.
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As a clinical psychologist, I've spent 14 years teaching people how to regulate their emotions and cope with difficult situations. Here are five things I do when I need to stop overthinking everything:1. Write it outWhen you need to process your feelings or an experience, instead of overthinking, practice expressive writing. Try this exercise over the course of three days: Day 1: Spend 15 to 20 minutes writing about the stress and trauma that is plaguing you. Researchers say it's because writing can help you go deeper into your emotions, while also creating some distance and an end point.
Persons: I've, Reschedule, you'll, Jennifer L Organizations: Magna Cum Laude, New York University, Yeshiva, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, CNBC Locations: New York
A single summer party on Long Island might raise millions of dollars for Southampton Hospital. This facility in Florida would be called the Julia Koch Family Ambulatory Care Center. David Gottesman, known as Sandy, an investor and early acolyte of Warren Buffett’s, was not a creature of Page Six or TV, of divorce settlements, $500 million yachts, Davos or social-media diatribes. According to new research from CASE, an organization for academic administrators involved with fund-raising, $58 billion in charitable giving was turned over to colleges and universities during the 2023 fiscal year. It was the second highest amount on record, and the number of gifts totaling $100 million or more — 11 of them — surpassed the figure in 2022.
Persons: Julia Koch, Ruth Gottesman, David Gottesman, Warren Buffett’s Organizations: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Philanthropy, Southampton Hospital, Care Locations: West Palm, Long, Florida, Sandy, Davos
Estimated to cost at least $3 billion, the project DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment), is led by scientists at the US Department of Energy's Fermilab. AdvertisementCavern excavation at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota began in 2017. The beam will then travel underground for 800 miles to the detectors at the South Dakota Sanford Underground Research Facility. The Sanford Underground Research Facility is located at a former gold mine. Stephen Kenny, Sanford Underground Research FacilityIn 1987, astronomers witnessed a bright supernova exploding closer than any had in about 400 years.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine on Monday announced it received a historic billion-dollar donation to make tuition free. While becoming a doctor has historically been a lucrative career path, many students come out of med school under a mountain of student debt. Nearly 3 in 4 med school graduates have education-related debt when they graduate, according to Bankrate. Public med school graduates leave with an average of $194,558 in debt, while those who attend private schools graduate with an average of $222,899 in loans. "Additionally, it will free up and lift our students, enabling them to pursue projects and ideas that might otherwise be prohibitive."
Persons: Einstein, Yaron Tomer, Albert Einstein Organizations: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Monday Locations: New York, Bronx
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