Pujaa Rajan, Deep Learning Engineer at Node and Women in AI Ambassador.

Pujaa is a Deep Learning Engineer at an AI-as-a-service startup called Node. Growing up in Nebraska, she loved to read and was the state chess champion. She was first exposed to artificial intelligence when news broke that the first AI computer had beaten a chess grandmaster. She was drawn to natural language processing at Cornell …

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A glass-half-full philosophy: How can managers use Appreciative Inquiry to improve their 1:1 meetings

Managers know how 1:1 meetings go, they’re a necessary part of leading a team. Yet, their mere existence doesn’t guarantee that those meetings are yielding the best results. The problem can be the context in which they are developed, the questions that are asked, the frequency in which they’re scheduled, or, maybe, the problem is …

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The political employee

Last week I read a post on LinkedIn that went viral about a former Facebook engineer who resigned his job for not sharing the political actions of the company. The post gathered more than 40K comments, and from the few I glanced, the one that resonated the most was “Ping me back for a talk …

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This-meeting-could-have-been-an-email feeling intensifies: a tale of zoom-fatigue and technostress.

Though many people were already in the work-from-home mindset even before COVID19, for others it’s a different ball game. Daily tasks are combined with more and more meetings than ever, and now, thanks to technology, those meetings can be had through video calls. Yet, many times though they can be avoided, they’re somehow not, causing …

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“I failed at self-awareness (at first) so you don’t have to”

4 resources to help you improve your self-awareness with Talkit, based on the experience of one of Yerbo’s own collaborators. Hi there! My name is Eugenia, I’m the Wordsmith at Yerbo and I’m excited to share with you what I’ve been getting out of Talkit after using it over time, and even what mistakes I …

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Time to embrace Emotions at Work

For a few years now there’s been research done towards the importance of emotions and the impact that they have in work environments, such as in the worker’s motivation to perform different tasks, in their health and wellbeing: both theirs and their teams’; and it can of course impact in their performance, production, and creative …

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