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SOUND BYTES - June 2017

 

President's Message

by Geoffrey L. Hunt


I am writing my last President’s Message before our annual conference in Atlanta. I hope many of you can attend. Mike Tannen, Executive Director, and his team have put together a blockbuster program. Attendees will have the best opportunity all year to network, gain valuable CEUs, and learn new skills. Don’t miss it.

 




Crossword Puzzle

Wall Street Journal


WATSON & DOCTOR FILL

CAN IBM'S WATSON SOLVE A CROSSWORD PUZZLE?

TRY YOUR HAND AT THE WASHINGTON POST'S FREE DAILY PUZZLES

IBM programmed Watson to play Jeopardy!, but not other games, says Peggy Kidwell, curator of mathematics at the National Museum of American History. Of course, Watson is no dummy—IBM is now training the supercomputer to work with doctors in determining cancer treatments. But another computer program, developed by a computer specialist and frustrated crossword solver named Matt Ginsberg, solves crosswords. He calls it Dr. Fill. Unlike Watson, it has not bested human competition. Yet.


AAERT 24th Annual Conference
Atlanta, GA
June 23-25, 2017

 

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Join us for another fun-filled learning experience
at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria for our next conference.

 

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The Body-Mind Connection

by Anne Pelini, CER, CET


Our lives are filled with so many activities, tasks, and responsibilities. How we prioritize our activities determine what results we live with. A top priority should be to take care of yourself first. Are you taking care of yourself in Body, Mind, and Spirit?



15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

Forbes.com

 

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded their answers into 15 unique ideas.

 

Ideas 1-7 -- Ideas 8-15



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