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For many millennials, one job is not enough to make ends meet

For many millennials, one job is not enough to make ends meet

Finance
While the side-hustle is a popular way to make extra money, for many millennials it may be more of a necessity than a choice. Taylor Rondestvedt, 25, said she would not have been able to afford all of her expenses without working on the weekends at a Swedish bakery in Manhattan and also teaching swimming lessons. The money from her former job as an editorial intern at a food magazine would not have covered her rent, phone bill, student loans, groceries and the occasional social event. “I had to have at least one more job,” she said. Two meant she had more financial flexibility. After a year, she got a full-time po...
Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Business
Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM's Brexit plan.In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM's plan would "probably kill" any trade deal with the US.Mrs May wants to negotiate a UK-US deal with Mr Trump, who is visiting Britain as president for the first time.Meanwhile, a number of anti-Trump protests are due to take place.At one demonstration in Parliament Square, a giant inflatable of Mr Trump as a baby has been launched into the air. Some pro-Trump events are also planned.In his interview with the Sun, Mr Trump also said that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - who disagrees with the PM on Brexit and resigned this week - wou...
Putin: Ready to meet Trump on arms race, rejoin G8

Putin: Ready to meet Trump on arms race, rejoin G8

World
June 10 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he wants to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump over the concerns of a new arms race and supports another suggestion by Trump to return to the G8. Putin's comments come as Trump's relations erode with key allies, including lashing out Saturday at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who expressed opposition to Trump's trade policies at the conclusion of the summit in Canada. Trump and Putin are in an opposite situation. "I agree with him, and to have a meaningful discussion, our ministries of foreign affairs and experts should get involved and work closely together, and of course a meeting in person is necessary," Putin said to reporters at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Qingdao, China. In April, the Whit...
Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Technology
Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the world. When a "normal" algorithm generated by artificial intelligence is asked what it sees in an abstract shape it chooses something cheery: "A group of birds sitting on top of a tree branch." Norman sees a man being electrocuted.And where "normal" AI sees a couple of people standing next to each other, Norman sees a man jumping from a window.The psychopathic algorithm was created by a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as part of an experiment to see what training AI on data from "the dark corners of the net" would do to its world view.The software was shown images of...