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AI can now tell your boss what skills you lack—and how you can get them

Coursera is unveiling a new machine learning tool to show companies what skills their employees are acquiring from its classes and their level of expertise.


Meet the guy with four arms, two of which someone else controls in VR

These robotic limbs could someday help people work together when they’re far apart.


This new blockchain-based betting platform could cause Napster-size legal headaches

Augur lets people bet on events and pays whoever gets it right—so of course they’re wagering on the deaths of Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.

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