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How to protect humans in a fully automated society

People have been worried about machines taking jobs for a very long time. As early as 1930, John Maynard Keynes was warning about the new scourge of technological unemployment, which he termed as “unemployment due to our discovery of means of economizing the use of labor outrunning the pace …

Is Tony Romo already the greatest TV analyst in US sports?

Tony Romo has already been linked with coaching roles due to his sharp-eyed analysis. Photograph: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images After last weekend’s AFC Championship Game, in which Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to victory over MVP front-runner Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, the internet was abuzz with …

Sports: Lessons for Managers

“Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.” -Bill Bradley, former pro basketball player and United States senator. When scholars discuss what makes a great business leader, they often turn to sports as the ultimate …

County Board of Education responds to grievance

Barbour County Board of Education members responded to an employee’s grievance during the Jan. 14 meeting, denying a salary adjustment for one of the transportation department’s employees. Board members voted four to one against the salary adjustment for Larry Smith, whose jobs with the county school system covers …

Today in sports history

Fidel Castro, the communist leader of Cuba for almost 50 years who pitched for the University of Havana, was ejected from a winter league game for beaning a player, 68 years ago Jan. 22. He’s at the plate in this 1962 photo. – The Associated Press 1857 — National …