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Yes, artificial intelligence can help Netflix personalise your viewing recommendations, but it also has huge potential to positively impact all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Meet the organisations using AI for social good.
Michelin-starred chefs are leaving their jobs to become private chefs for the ultra-rich, where they can make upwards of $14,000 a month
On jobsinchildcare.com, an international professional childcare jobs board, one recent posting stands apart from the ads for nannies and tutors: A Russian-speaking family in Monaco is looking to recruit a Michelin-starred chef to its household.
Inside the star-studded beach club turned luxury waterfront villa on the French Riviera that's currently on sale for $12.5 million
La Garoupe is a luxury waterfront villa located in Cape d'Antibes on the French Riviera.
In its heyday, the beach-front residence was a resort popular among the likes of Edith Piaf and JFK.
This iconic location on the French Riviera is accustomed to the limelight. But as Cannes emerges from pandemic shutdown, the tiny town is honoring its own inhabitants. Submerged up to 5 m below the sea, about a 15-minute ferry ride from Cannes off the coast of Île Ste.-Marguerite, the newly minted Underwater Eco-Museum features a series of towering sculptures of local residents, including a 7-year-old student and an elderly fisherman.
I'm an avid cruiser and now's the best time to go. Ships are only a third full, dining reservations aren't competitive, and everything was above and beyond sanitary.
Retired couple Sheila and Ed Davies say their recent 8-day trip with Viking River Cruises was a great way to ease back into vacationing.
Sheila Davies is a retired gas industry professional based in Northumberland, England.
She and her husband Ed recently took an 8-day cruise on the Viking Venus off the coast of the UK.
Here's what their trip was like, as told to freelance writer Chrissie McClatchie.
Good for the Earth and our health at a time when plant-based alternatives are moving mainstream, it's easy to appreciate the growing popularity of the unassuming chickpea.
The chickpea has long held an important place in southern French cuisine
Over the last 12 months, seven tonnes of chickpeas have passed through Nadia Sammut's kitchen in southern France. The protein-packed legume has been milled into flour and kneaded into bread, pulsed into milk and chilled as ice-cream, and even fermented...
‘Green is the new glam’: How Monaco is using its bitter oranges to lead the charge on sustainable luxury
The 12 tons of bitter oranges harvested from Monaco’s streets in early February have been washed, peeled and juiced, but, much like in the principality itself, space is still at a premium inside La Distillerie de Monaco. A dozen or so waist-high stainless steel fermenting tanks crowd around the four-metre high copper still, the first vintage of Philip Culazzo’s small-batch eau de vie, which has been ageing for 30 months.
“Come smell it,” he says, beckoning me over to one he has opened. “That...
Executive Ismail Akalay is someone who thrives on a challenge. “I’ve always been handed those difficult-to-manage projects or situations, and that’s what has defined my career,” he tells The CEO Magazine.
But after 33 years with the same company, Managem, he had reached a point where he felt there was nothing left to achieve. “I had practically seen and done everything,” he says.
One mild October morning in Bensheim as The CEO Magazine speaks with acting Sanner Group (Sanner) CEO Johannis Willem van Vliet, the barometer hovers at 20°C. “I’m told we have the best climate in Germany,” he smiles.
The pretty chocolate-box town lies at the edge of the Odenwald mountain range on the Rhine plain. It’s a location that favours winemaking, especially the riesling for which the country is famous. On paper, wine and plastics for pharmaceutical packaging may have little in common.
When Panu Porkka took his place on Verkkokauppa.com’s (Verkkokauppa) Board of Directors in 2017, its Founder, Samuli Seppälä, knew he had found exactly who would succeed him in the CEO role. “He told me that I was the first person he’s wanted to hand the torch on to,” Panu says.
Philippe Chave admits it wasn’t a given that he would join the family business. “I had to feel I was ready for it,” the executive says. To prepare, he travelled far from Switzerland, his country of origin and the home of PX Group – the group of companies in the metallurgy and tools industries founded by his father – to Taiwan and China.
At the beginning of this year, Bitcoin guru Xolali Zigah took to the stage in Davos to present on cryptocurrencies at the 50th World Economic Forum, the annual invitation-only event attended by politicians, CEOs and other influential figures.
Soon after his appearance in Switzerland came an invitation to the Forbes Finance Council, an organisation for select senior-level financial services executives and leaders. It’s been a busy four years for the French alternate investment expert.
The billionaire CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey is one of the last tech-gods of Silicon Valley. But the boy from Missouri, who generates as many headlines for his lifestyle as his leadership, never wanted to be an executive or entrepreneur. All he ever wanted to do was code.