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Advice you can use in your business and career

The New Tax Act

The voluminous Taxpayers Relief Act of 1997, passed by Congress in late July and signed into law by Bill Clinton, is being hailed as a boon to families, students,...

Home Business Write-Off

It used to be that if you did your book work at home but worked professionally elsewhere (like in a hospital), you wouldn't get a tax deduction. But starting...

Secret Service For Business

The legend goes that Abe Lincoln's last act as President of the United States was to unknowingly start an agency that would eventually protect Presidents from the fate he...

Family Business Tips

When it comes to teaching family business Rutgers University sees things a little differently from the rest of the world: It considers family business to be more of a...

Move Over CD-ROM; Here Comes DVD

DVD (digital video disk) has been hovering on the horizon of multimedia for some time, but its time may be at hand. I think a year...

Barcode Versus Petty Stamps

The post office is inexorably edging every business to use bar codes, says Phil Ballai of Pitney Bowes, and he predicts that the gap between the cost of barcoded...

The Technology Beat: Wireless Confab

Last week the Wall Street Journal ran a 28-page special section on the future of wireless communications. Now the NJIT's alumni association weighs-in with a full-day conference on Tuesday,...

Money In Drugs

Jason Kolbert, a healthcare and equity strategist from Smith Barney, will speak at a Simkus & Ventura Group health care industry seminar on Tuesday, September 23, at 7 p.m....

Workplace Politics

Executive coach Carol S. Morrison waxes etymological when asked about workplace politics. The definition of politics in the dictionary is something of a pejorative term, she says. If you...

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Facial Recognition: In Fast-Growing Field, Glitches Persist

Patrick Grother discusses the “industrial revolution” recently in facial recognition algorithms to the point where some of them are extremely accurate.