IAI Announces 2018 Elite Training Day Event Dates

first_imgThe International Association of Interviewers (IAI) has recently announced that false confession expert, Dr. Saul Kassin, will be the keynote speaker at IAI’s annual Elite Training Day event, to be held in Chicago April 11–12, 2018.“We are very excited to have such a renowned expert speak at our annual Elite Training Day,” said Wayne Hoover, CFI, IAI executive director. “False confessions are a real concern in our industry, and we are confident Dr. Kassin will provide relevant, captivating content to the professional interviewers and interrogators attending this year’s event.”Saul Kassin is a distinguished professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and Massachusetts professor emeritus at Williams College, in Williamstown, MA.- Sponsor – He received his Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut. He later served as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Kansas; taught at Purdue University; served as a US Supreme Court judicial fellow, working at the Federal Judicial Center; and was a postdoctoral research fellow and visiting professor at Stanford University.Dr. Kassin is author of Psychology (Prentice Hall, 4th edition) and Psychology in Modules (Pearson Custom Publishing). Along with Steven Fein and Hazel Markus, he is also lead author of Social Psychology (10th edition), published by Cengage Learning. He has published numerous research articles and book chapters and has co-authored or edited various scholarly books, including: Confessions in the Courtroom, The Psychology of Evidence and Trial Procedure, The American Jury on Trial: Psychological Perspectives, and Developmental Social Psychology.Elite Training Day is among the main events of the year in the interview and interrogation community, where leading experts from across the globe gather for training and networking opportunities. Developed by IAI, this event features a dedicated focus on honing the skills of the interviewer.To find out more about Elite Training Day 2018 visit http://certifiedinterviewer.com/the-iai-advantage/elite-training-day/.Take advantage of the early bird pricing and register here. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

Google’s Self-Driving Car is Just the Beginning

first_imgGoogle announced this weekend that it has developed a car that can drive itself. A small fleet of the vehicles has logged more than 1,000 miles of entirely automated driving and 140,000 miles of driving with only occasional human intervention.It’s a development of historic significance: few events have changed the experience of life on earth as much as last century’s proliferation of hundreds of millions of automobiles. The automobile was a revolution in personal autonomy, but it came with great costs. Now we’ve entered an era when that personal autonomy will become automated and some of the automobile’s costs could be mitigated as a result. As a technologist, I find it helpful to understand the emergence of the fabled self-driving car as a convergence of three trends: the Internet of Things, Big Data and Real-Time Technology. Those trends are poised to go far beyond a self-driving car.Above: Video by Robert Scoble.The Internet of ThingsThe personal automobile was invented near the end of the 19th century and popularized throughout the 20th – approximately 600 million now traverse a world of roads. There is 1 car for every 11 people on earth, but sometimes it’s hard to remember that – they can seem so ubiquitous. As widespread and significant as they are, though, automobiles themselves have been to date relatively unconnected to each other. They are big, dumb, fast-moving hunks of metal. Essential, in fact, to keep apart from one another as they hurtle down the highway.“Your car should drive itself,” Google CEO Eric Schmidt foreshadowed in a public statement last week, days before the Google self-driving car was unveiled. “It’s amazing to me that we let humans drive cars. It’s a bug that cars were invented before computers.”The instrumentation and networking of previously offline objects, like cars, buildings, roads and more, may represent the next big stage in the evolution of technology. A network-connected car in particular – primarily navigated by artificial intelligence able to leverage a world of data hosted in the cloud – promises big gains in safety, efficiency and quality of life for everyday drivers.This product illustrates the potential for what’s called the Internet of Things in a big way, but it should be understood in the context of the much larger trend. “Trying to determine the market size of the Internet of Things is like trying to calculate the market for plastics, circa 1940,” says Georgetown University Communication, Culture & Technology professor Michael Nelson, the former director of Internet Technology at IBM, and the former director of Technology Policy with the Federal Communications Commission, in a February report by The Hammersmith Group. “At that time, it was difficult to imagine that plastics could be in every-thing. If you look at information processing in the same way, you begin to see the vast range of objects into which logic, processors, or actuators could be embedded.” Related Posts Tags:#Analysis#NYT#web marshall kirkpatrick Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Big DataHow is Google able to drive a car? In part because its software has access to an incredible amount of very detailed data: maps of the world, speed limit information, live video of a car’s surroundings, sharp computer vision analysis of what that live video contains and big-picture data about an emerging network of cars in motion on the road.Multiply that by not just one car, but countless cars throughout our roads and you’ve got a whole lot of data being processed. Where there are network-connected devices, there are waves of data made available. Where there is big data, there are opportunities for pattern analysis, rational decisions and recommendations based on that data. It’s hard to know whether Google’s self-driving cars ought to be called recommendation technology based on big data, or whether this is going beyond recommendation and into directive commands. Big data is, in large part, about decision making. A Google self-driving car will make it easier to make decisions about the important parts of driving by automating the parts that don’t require human decision-making.As Michael E. Driscoll wrote this spring,“…as information generating processes become more frictionless — as humans have been excised from information read-write loops — the velocity and volume of data in the world is increasing, and at an exponential rate…“As the Big Data stack matures, tools that help manage the workflow from data to analytics to visualizations, and ultimately to decisions, will be critical. Someday, creating and sharing a data analysis through a web dashboard should be as easy as writing a blog post. Until that day, there’s plenty of work to keep us data scientists well-employed.”Or managing the data through automobile navigation, as the case may be. It’s not hard to imagine new, self-driving automobiles competing in the market based on their navigation algorithms or the ways they enable human drivers to relate to all the rich data made available by sensors and cameras on cars.Real-Time DataThe real-time Web has been mistakenly characterized as nothing but a stream of Tweets and Facebook updates.Just as real-time automated trading has changed the stock market forever, real-time delivery of big video and sensor data to and from the cloud and the car on street will change driving forever. Accident avoidance is the most-obvious example, but there are others. Google spokespeople have talked about car-sharing programs that drive cars to the location of a would-be user on command, avoiding the inefficient use of valuable parking spaces in every neighborhood. Presumably those vehicles could predict where they are most likely to be needed, based on real-time data about existing behavior.Ultimately, though, real-time will be most evident when you’re in the car and it makes decisions based on surrounding circumstances as they unfold.HistoryThe point is, trends like the Internet of Things, big data and real-time data are poised to impact the human experience in many different ways. Their convergence in the sci-fi scenario of self-driving cars is the example that will be most evident to everyday people.The consequences of such a technology on the psychology of autonomy, the ecology of transportation and urban planning and the million-plus lives lost every year due to human negligence behind the wheel, will be profound.Even more profound, though, will be the spread of these same technology trends throughout our lives. Beyond our cars, automation and real-time analysis of data-rich environments could change the human experience in many, many ways in the relatively near future. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

Read/Write Daily: Streets of the Future

first_imgRelated Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Today’s theme is the streets of the future. Google wants to build self-driving cars, but we haven’t even figured out our own human-powered transportation. Our vehicles are advanced, but our infrastructure and our fuel sources lag behind.We’re catching up, though.Car companies are starting to demonstrate some bold future concepts. Check out Ford’s 2013 model car tech system and Audi’s ambitions for connected cars.But in the meantime, parking is broken. It’s inefficient, and cities are flailing around trying to fix it.This UCSD professor was able to fight his way out of a $400 traffic ticket with a mathematical proof.Researchers have found a deep decline in walking among Americans, and Will Oremus thinks there might even be a political divide in walking habits.Matthew Yglesias highlights the reason electric cars are so expensive, and it’ll sound familiar to smartphone watchers: batteries. jon mitchell A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…center_img Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#Internet TV#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

Fang blennies wield a painless venom with a strange history

first_img Fangs on a fish are strange enough, but even weirder is how one toothy group—fang blennies—defends itself from attackers. A new study shows their venom doesn’t inflict pain when tested in mice, unlike the often-excruciating stings of other poisonous fish. Instead, blenny venom causes the victim’s blood pressure to plunge by almost 40% for a short time, which in the wild might slow down a would-be predator (like grouper fish) long enough for the tiny blenny to escape. Even more interesting is how this strange venom—which shares building blocks with the venom of scorpions and cone snails—came to be. When scientists built a blenny family tree using DNA from 11 species, they discovered another surprise: Unlike most venomous animals, which evolve their venom before developing specialized injection tools, the fang blennies evolved their needles before their venom, the researchers report today in Current Biology. After they developed their distinctive enlarged canines, one branch evolved venom glands and turned those teeth into grooved venom-delivery tools (above). The result is possibly the only venomous bite in the animal kingdom that evolved for defense instead of catching a meal.Sign up for our daily newsletterGet more great content like this delivered right to you!Country *AfghanistanAland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBolivia, Plurinational State ofBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos (Keeling) IslandsColombiaComorosCongoCongo, The Democratic Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCote D’IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland Islands (Malvinas)Faroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard Island and Mcdonald IslandsHoly See (Vatican City State)HondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIran, Islamic Republic ofIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKorea, Democratic People’s Republic ofKorea, Republic ofKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People’s Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyan Arab JamahiriyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacaoMacedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic ofMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMoldova, Republic ofMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorwayOmanPakistanPalestinianPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalQatarReunionRomaniaRussian FederationRWANDASaint Barthélemy Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Martin (French part)Saint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint Maarten (Dutch part)SlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan MayenSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyrian Arab RepublicTaiwanTajikistanTanzania, United Republic ofThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuela, Bolivarian Republic ofVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishWallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabweI also wish to receive emails from AAAS/Science and Science advertisers, including information on products, services and special offers which may include but are not limited to news, careers information & upcoming events.Required fields are included by an asterisk(*) By Patrick MonahanMar. 30, 2017 , 12:00 PM Fang blennies wield a painless venom with a strange historylast_img read more

a month agoBarcelona defender Gerard Pique: Preseason tour has hurt us

first_imgBarcelona defender Gerard Pique: Preseason tour has hurt usby Carlos Volcanoa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona defender Gerard Pique has criticised their preseason tour after victory over Villarreal.Barca first travelled to Japan before heading off to the United States over the summer.”The pre-season hasn’t helped us,” Pique said after the win over Villarreal.”There were a lot of trips. But we’re Barcelona and have no excuses.”We have to win. The result today was very good.”Barcelona are already adrift in the table, but Pique explained that the win was necessary to prevent them falling further behind.”It was important to win so we didn’t disengage from the top teams,” he added.”With both goals, we pulled back a bit.”The important thing was to get three points.” About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Video: Check Out This Awesome Courtside Footage Of Pat Connaughton’s Incredible Block vs. Butler

first_imgPat Connaughton has incredible block vs. Butler.One of – if not, the – plays of the NCAA Tournament, thus far, was made by Notre Dame senior forward Pat Connaughton during the Fighting Irish’s third round game vs. Butler.With less than two seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied, 55-55, Connaughton swatted a game-winning 3-point attempt by Kellen Dunham. It was an incredible play that ultimately allowed Notre Dame to defeat the Bulldogs in overtime and reach the Sweet 16. The play was spectacular on TV, but it’s even more impressive with this new courtside footage. Check it out: Notre Dame is set to face Wichita State in the Sweet 16 in Cleveland on Thursday. The Fighting Irish will likely need another big performance from Connaughton to advance.last_img

Eddie Redmayne to Narrate Audiobook Of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find

first_imgAudible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced that the Hogwarts library book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by J.K. Rowling as Magizoologist Newt Scamander and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, is available for the first time as a digital audio book, and can be preordered now.Featuring six new beasts, a new foreword by Newt Scamander, and elaborate sound design, the recording will be released by Pottermore on March 14, 2017. Visit audible.com/FantasticBeasts to order the audiobook in advance.Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been an approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since its publication. Newt Scamander’s masterpiece is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books – the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail. Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist.This essential companion to the Harry Potter stories has been revised by JK Rowling, bringing the original classic up to date with new content that reflects the exciting developments in her Wizarding World, with the release of the movie event of 2016, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which was inspired by the original edition of the book.“Before I was cast in the film, David Yates told me about Newt and this textbook. I found it so funny and so enchanting and really wittily written. But it wasn’t until I started reading it out loud for the audiobook that I realized how tricky and poetic J.K. Rowling’s use of sounds and language can be. There are some really great tongue twister words in here! Occasionally, I had to stop recording just because I was incapable of saying the words without either laughing or getting my tongue in a muddle. I enjoyed the challenge and hope listeners can sense that in my narration,” said Redmayne, who starred as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the 2016 film inspired by the original edition of this Hogwarts library book.“We are thrilled to offer Audible listeners, the most voracious readers there are, the opportunity to enjoy a brilliant performance of yet another essential component of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World seamlessly through the Audible service. We look forward to bringing even more listeners to this richly imagined universe through our effortless and affordable service,” said Andy Gaies, Audible Chief Content Officer. “Ever since we first made the Harry Potter series available on Audible in 2015, they have been consistently among the highest rated, most downloaded, and most listened to audiobooks in our store.”Pottermore will make a proportion of the proceeds from this audiobook available to Comic Relief and J.K. Rowling’s own international charity Lumos, charities which help some of the world’s most vulnerable children and young people, to help them have a better life.Pottermore, the digital entertainment, news and e-commerce company from J.K. Rowling, is the publisher of the Harry Potter digital audiobooks. The Pottermore Shop, the company’s digital retail arm, will continue to sell the Harry Potter digital audiobooks.Audible, the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, invented and commercialized the first digital audio player in 1997, and has since been at the forefront of the explosively growing audiobook download segment. Audible members downloaded an average of more than 17 books over the course of the year. Two thirds of new Audible members are first-time audiobook buyers.last_img read more

Mens hockey Buckeyes use four firstperiod goals to crush visiting Sun Devils

Sophomore defenseman Tommy Parran attacks the net versus Robert Morris on Nov. 4 at the Schottenstein Center. Credit: Alexa Mavrogianis | Lantern Photo EditorThe Ohio State men’s hockey team (11-4-4) found the back of the net four times in the first period en route to a 6-1 blowout victory over visiting Arizona State (7-17-1). Senior forward and captain Nick Schilkey netted two goals for the Buckeyes, while sophomore forward Miguel Fidler, junior forward Kevin Miller, senior forward David Gust and freshman forward Ronnie Hein all added a goal a piece.The win marks the third in its last five games for OSU, who now own a 4-3-1 record at the Schottenstein Center this season.“Anytime you can go out there and score six goals, you’re doing something right,” coach Steve Rohlik said. “I was real happy with our start. It’s nice to go out there and kind of play downhill right away.”Gust opened the scoring for OSU just five minutes into the first period for his 12th of the year, with assists from junior forward Luke Stork and freshman forward Tanner Laczynski. Two minutes later, the Buckeyes capitalized on a 5-on-3 advantage as sophomore forward Mason Jobst and redshirt junior defenseman Matt Joyaux found Schilkey, who buried his 16th of the year on the power play to double the Buckeye lead.The Buckeyes, who were ranked second in the nation for first-period goals coming into the matchup, are now 12-2-2 when scoring first this season. Fidler and Miller added goals before the horn, and the Buckeyes entered the first intermission with a comfortable 4-0 lead.The key statistic of the night for the Scarlet & Grey was its success on power plays, racking up three goals on five attempts. Rohlik said that his guys were in position to score on these opportunities, and that winning the fight on the man-advantage proved to be crucial once again.“It’s nice to win the special teams battle,” Rohlik said. “Most times when you win the special teams war, you win the game — and tonight we came out on top of that.”Senior goalie Christian Frey quietly notched 35 saves on the night between the pipes for OSU. However, the Sun Devils’ got on the board with 11:32 left in the second period when freshman defenseman Brinson Pasichnuk powered a blueline slapshot past Frey on the Arizona State power play.Despite that, Rohlik praised the play of his goalie in the game, and said that he is a vital piece to the success of this team.“He’s our best player. He makes everyone look a lot better when he’s making those saves,” Rohlik said. “When you give up that many uneven rushes, and that many chances, it’s nice to have a guy back there that’s in the zone. But we don’t need to put him on the spot like that like we did tonight.”With 4:09 left in the second, Gust centered a pass to Schilkey, and the captain wristed a one-timer past substitute goalie Joey Daccord to extend the Buckeye lead on the power play with his second of the night. It was his 17th of the season and fourth in his last two games.Even on shots heading into the third and final period, ASU had opportunities to get back into the game, but OSU cushioned its lead. Hein added his name to the score sheet with 3:07 left in the period. Sophomore forward Freddy Gerard and freshman defenseman Gordi Meyer recorded assists on the goal.Schilkey had the chance to record his second hat trick of the season on a shot in the third period, but saw his opportunity denied by the crossbar. The senior said that although he didn’t his third goal of the game, the result is what is truly important.“I had plenty of chances (to get a third goal), but any time you score two goals, it’s good — and to put six up there as a team was great,” Schilkey said.With another matchup with the Sun Devils on tap for Saturday, Gust said that he anticipates Arizona State will bring more physicality to the second game right out of the gate.“They’re a big physical team, so I think they’re going to bring that (toughness) for a full 60 (minutes) tomorrow,” he said.Puck drop from the Schottenstein Center for the second clash of this series is set for 2 p.m. read more

Sane laughs off Man Utd links That wont happen

first_imgManchester City winger Leroy Sane dismissed the idea of ever joining rivals Manchester United by claiming he’s on the “right side”The Germany international has become the bookmakers’ favourite over the past week to become Jose Mourinho’s latest recruit at United.But Sane insists there is no chance of that happening ahead of next Sunday’s Manchester derby.The 22-year-old even found the idea hilarious and laughed out loud while denying the rumour.“That won’t happen! That won’t happen!” said Sane, according to MEN.Daniel Fark, Norwich City, Premier LeagueDaniel Farke, From mid-table in the Championship to the Premier League Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Norwich City manager, Daniel Farke, has taken his team from the middle of the table in the English Championship to play with the big boys in the Premier League.Asked if he meant this year or ever, Sane replied: “That won’t happen at all. I am really happy here and I’m on the right side!”The 2017/17 PFA Young Player of the Year has only made five starts in nine Premier League appearances this season.However, after City’s 6-1 thrashing of Southampton on Sunday, Sane has now recorded three goals and assists.Before facing United though, Pep Guardiola’s side must host Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Wednesday.last_img read more

De Gea relishing Liverpools challenge

first_imgThe clash between Liverpool and Manchester United remains e biggest game in English football, according to goalkeeper David de Gea.The Spanish shot-stopper will reclaim his position in United’s starting line-up after Sergio Romero played in United’s FA Cup win at Chelsea.De Gea who is experienced in derby games having featured in the Madrid derby between Atletico and Real believes that United versus Liverpool in England is the most keenly contested tie.“It’s the biggest game in England,” De Gea told the club’s programme United Review and cited on Sky. “It’s a very special game, for the fans, the club, and the players and, above all, when it’s at Old Trafford, it’s always even more of an occasion. It’s just a massive game“We aim to enjoy and, of course, we’ll be trying our best to win it!”De Gea says he was aware of the magnitude of Sunday’s fixture even during his time in Spain.“When I was in Spain, you always used to hear talk of the big rivalry and the huge game, or Clásico, between Manchester United and Liverpool,” he said.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“You have two very big clubs, and it’s a game to really savour.”This man has kept 99 clean sheets in the Premier League. If he manages to get 100, he’ll be the 15th different goalkeeper to do so and the 7th for the same club.Clean Sheet against Liverpool @D_DeGea. Please!!! 🙏🏻🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/VKupdmgiDh— TJ (@UtdTalha) February 23, 2019De Gea will be aiming to deny Mo Salah from scoring his first league goal against United and possibly goal number 50 that would make him the fastest player to attain that figure.“You don’t just focus on the one player,” he added.“They have got a good side with some good players individually. You prepare like you would for any other game, knowing that you are up against a very good side with some top players.”last_img read more