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Google's self-driving car got in the first accident that was truly its fault, but it was going only 2 miles an hour

Google’s self-driving car got in the first accident that was truly its fault, but it was going only 2 miles an hour

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One of Google’s self-driving cars hit a bus in Mountain View earlier this month, marking the first accident in which one of the company’s robotic vehicles appears to be have been at fault.

While Google’s self-driving cars have been in various fender benders over the years, the accidents have until now always been the fault of other drivers or of the human drivers who occasionally take control of the Google cars, according to the company’s previous self-driving car reports. Read More

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Practice for Tough Situations as You’d Practice a Sport Andy Molinsky

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Preparation is one of the most obvious yet most misunderstood aspects of learning soft skills. Imagine you’re heading off to lead a meeting, make an important pitch for your company, or have a difficult conversation. It’s obvious in these situations that you want to prepare yourself for what you’re going to do or say. But what we often miss when learning soft skills is preparing to manage ourselves – especially when we start to feel the stress and pressure of the real-life situation. Read More

Why Sarcastic People Are More Successful

Why Sarcastic People Are More Successful

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Everybody just loves sarcasm. It’s so warm and fuzzy and makes everyone feel nice. So go ahead with those biting quips — they’ll definitely win you friends and admirers!

I’m being sarcastic, of course. Sarcasm, as we all know, might be occasionallyhilarious (and often a pretty great way to vent your annoyance with the world), but it doesn’t exactly seem like a surefire strategy to build alliances and get ahead at work. In fact, most career coaches would probably tell you to avoid it at all costs at the office. Read More

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