No one knew retired firefighter ‘Captain Bob’ was struggling with PTSD. Now his peers are learning the signs

A cultural shift in the understanding of how PTSD can affect first responders hasn’t necessarily reached people who have retired from careers as police, paramedics and firefighters. The union representing firefighters in Richmond is working to change that.

Looking for a Job? Meet Your Machine Learning Interviewer

OZY and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to take a deeper look at how businesses can impact society for the better. Enjoy the rest of our special series here. Houston had a problem. In 2016, Houston’s petrochemical industry had countless job positions that were unfilled. And at the same time, a number of the city’s residents […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Daniel Osbourne furious after learning about Sinead's cancer

Coronation Street’s newest married couple, Daniel Osbourne (played by Rob Mallard) and Sinead Tinker (Katie McGlynn) are about to go through an incredibly difficult time.  The seamstress is currently battling cervical cancer alone, after deciding she didn’t want to tell Daniel. Last week, she was left with some seriously tough decisions to make once she […]

Fast.ai launches fastai v1, a deep learning library for PyTorch

Fast.ai today announced the full 1.0 release of fastai, a free, open-source deep learning library that runs on top of Facebook’s PyTorch framework. The project has been under development for 18 months and launches the same day as PyTorch 1.0, which includes deeper integrations with Caffe2, ONNX, and a series of integrations with cloud provide…Read […]

17 Very Best Learning Apps Out There to Help You Advance Your Career

Do you want to learn a new skill or make a shift in your career? Learning apps are the solution. Lifelong learning is not a fad. With the emergence of search engines more than a decade ago, information has never been easier to accumulate. Learning apps have quickly become a go-to method of enhancing or […]

We’re learning more about which carbs you should never cut from your diet

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Several new studies suggest that people who eat a moderate amount of carbohydrates live longer than people on both low-carb and high-carb diets.  That doesn’t mean you should gorge on white bread and cake. Instead, researchers are discovering that people who eat more plant-based foods of all kinds, including carbs, have some […]

How This Learning Style Quiz Can Help You Make the Most of Your Life

A textbook definition of learning styles is “characteristic cognitive, effective, and psycho-social behaviors that serve as relatively stable indicators of how learners perceive, interact with, and respond to the learning environment.”((Am J Pharm Educ.: Learning Styles: A Review of Theory, Application, and Best Practices))That’s a fancy way of saying that different individuals interact with their learning […]

How to Train Your Brain to Crave Lifelong Learning (And Why It’s Good)

I am in love with lifelong learning. It was not always that way, however.To be perfectly honest, I used to think that the only way to learn was in school. And I was not always a big fan of “conventional learning”, unless it was a course that really interested me.It was not until I expanded […]

15 best-selling courses on CreativeLive, a learning site for creative types — covering everything from color theory for designers to how to photograph a wedding

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Online courses pose an opportunity for cheap, impactful learning. CreativeLive is the go-to site for creatives with more than 1,500 classes taught by 650+ industry-leading experts. Classes are as low as […]