0 Have your say Taking regular exercise seems to be the best advice we can get from medical practitioners and health to optimise our chances of good health in our golden years. Many experts preach 30 minutes a day. This can range from a brisk walk to a High Intensity Interval Training session. Some say that aerobic exercise like cycling, spinning and good old “legs, bums and tums” will do the trick. But the latest wisdom to keep us alive longer and in good spec lies in a tougher form of exercise. It is called resistance training. And it ain’t cheap...There is a multitude of gyms to choose from. All the usual suspects that are not “manned”, but have personal trainers on board to help you, if you are willing to pay. These are fairly inexpensive membership gyms at around £15 a month. For those who like fully employed staff who actually say hello to you and make sure you have a towel, you can expect to pay £50 and … [Read more...] about Jim Duffy: Getting fit in your 50s costs an arm and a leg
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Log In Technology | A.I. Is Learning From Humans. Many Humans. Artificial intelligence is being taught by thousands of office workers around the world. It is not exactly futuristic work. At iMerit offices in Kolkata, India, employees label images that are used to teach artificial intelligence systems. Credit Credit Rebecca Conway for The New York Times Supported by ByCade Metz Aug 16, 2019 BHUBANESWAR, India — Namita Pradhan sat at a desk in downtown Bhubaneswar, India, about 40 miles from the Bay of Bengal, staring at a video recorded in a hospital on the other side of the world. The video showed the inside of someone’s colon. Ms. Pradhan was looking for polyps, small growths in the large intestine that could lead to cancer. When she found one — they look a bit like a slimy, angry pimple — she marked it with her computer mouse and … [Read more...] about A.I. Is Learning From Humans. Many Humans.
By Brittany De Lea Published March 07, 2019 Economic Indicators FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video California to require public companies to have female board of directors FOX Business’ Hillary Vaughn reports on California’s new law aimed at closing the gender gap by requiring publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors. Unless companies make a determined effort to change their priorities, women will continue to face difficulties advancing within the workplace for years to come. Continue Reading Below A new study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value and Oxford Economics, which polled 2,300 male and female executives and professionals across the globe, found that the gender gap in leadership ranks could exist until 2073 unless companies make a concerted effort to prioritize the advancement of women. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... THE GENDER PAY GAP MAY BE … [Read more...] about Gender gap in business leadership could exist for another 50 years: Study
By Kevin Smith | [email protected] | San Gabriel Valley TribunePUBLISHED: March 1, 2019 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: March 1, 2019 at 8:00 am A growing number of Americans are finding work in the nation’s gig economy, and it’s become something of an equal opportunity employer — at least gender-wise. A new report from Wonolo.com, an online startup that connects underemployed people with temporary work, shows a 50/50 split between men and women gig workers who use its service. The study also reveals a narrow pay gap, with women earning 98 percent of the hourly pay their male counterparts earn. That 2 percent gap falls well below the 20 percent gap that exists across the nation’s entire economy, according to research from the American Association of University Women. A narrow pay gap The average pay for a male Wonolo worker in the gig economy is $14.69 per hour; women are close behind with $14.38 an hour, the company reported. The figures — based on research … [Read more...] about Report: Gig work split evenly between men, women with a 2% pay gap
Black men work inside the Basic Magnesium, Inc. plant in Henderson in this Dec. 3, 1942 photo. A large number of blacks migrated to Southern Nevada from the South during World War II because of jobs. (UNLV Special Collections)Inez Harper at New Revelations Baptist Church during the Fordyce Club's annual Founders Day Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphotoOtis Harris on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphotoBlack men work inside the Basic Magnesium, Inc. plant in Henderson in this Dec. 3, 1942 photo. A large number of blacks migrated to Southern Nevada from the South during World War II because of jobs. (UNLV Special Collections)The Williams family was the first black family to move into Carver Park in Henderson Pictured from left to right: Robert C. Williams, Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams, Theodore, 14, Cleopatra, 13, Roscoe, 9, Calrice, 5, Yvonne,4. (Henderson Public Library)Aerial View … [Read more...] about Henderson plant helped launch Las Vegas Valley’s multiracial evolution