Think You Are Getting a Job Flipping Burgers: Guess Again

No longer will they say, “He’s going to end up flipping burgers.” Because now, robots aretaking even these ignobly esteemed jobs. Alpha machine from Momentum Machines cooks up a tasty burger with all the fixins. And it does it with such quality and efficiency it’ll produce “gourmet quality burgers at fast food prices.” With a…… Continue reading Think You Are Getting a Job Flipping Burgers: Guess Again

ALISON— A Trove of 400 Free Online Job Training Courses

ALISON— A Trove of 400 Free Online Job Training Courses in Education, Online Courses, Technology How many of us have taken an online course to learn a new language? My guess is, a lot. How many have used the web to find a recipe? Even more. But as handy as those skills are, will they…… Continue reading ALISON— A Trove of 400 Free Online Job Training Courses

Your Next Job Could be a Music Spotters to Feed the Machine

In Digital Era, Music Spotters Feed a Machine   Jim Wilson/The New York Times Charles Slomovitz is a “music sourcer” for Shazam, a company whose popular application identifies the name of songs being played. By JENNA WORTHAM Published: February 13, 2011 on NYTimes.com SAN FRANCISCO — Sure, Shazam, the popular music-spotting cellphone application, can identify…… Continue reading Your Next Job Could be a Music Spotters to Feed the Machine