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Money Editor — Reuters

I don't ask a lot of questions. I demand a lot of answers. I'm the Money editor at Reuters and host of Money Clip. Any views expressed are my own.

Computer Scientists Find Bias in Algorithms — Computer scientists have created algorithms to run all kinds of tests on big hauls of data. Powerful learning algorithms, like those that can predict septic shock, improve crop yields, and filter college and job applications, supposedly remove human error and bias. However, algorithms may be more human than we think.
Sep 25, 2015

RT @bradleyvoytek: "Computer Scientists Find Bias in Algorithms." Important for data scientists to keep in mind!

What Women Breadwinners Want — Women are the breadwinners in four out of 10 American families, and nearly 95% of women will be their family's primary financial decision maker at some point in their lives.

What do breadwinning women want? More help, less stress — But with this added financial responsibility comes tremendous stress, according to a new study of breadwinning women from the Family Wealth Advisors Council, a national network of independent wealth management firms. The group's survey of more than 1,000 working women finds that women are spread too thin when it comes to their familial and financial duties.
Aug 21, 2015

.@LaurenYoung Amen sister! What do breadwinning women want? More help. Less stress. via @Reuters

Aug 21, 2015

RT @dianebrady: .@LaurenYoung Amen sister! What do breadwinning women want? More help. Less stress. via @Reuters

Aug 21, 2015

Hear, hear!: What do breadwinning women want? More help, less stress via @Reuters

Aug 21, 2015

40% of working women feel pressure to downplay breadwinning status My Q&A for @ReutersMoney

Aug 21, 2015

28% of married/committed women say their parents disapprove of their breadwinner role @laurenyoung for @ReutersMoney

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The Dark Side of Steganography — The complicated mess of code in image, voice, video and even electrocardiogram data provide the perfect carrier for hidden messages. At the Network Security Group at Warsaw University of Technology, in Poland, Wojciech Mazurczyk disguises data the same way cybercriminals do in order to beat them at their own game.

YOUR MONEY-Money tips from history's richest man — By Lauren Young NEW YORK Aug 4 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have nothing on Jacob Fugger, a German financier during the Renaissance who monopolized the silver business, became the banker of kings, convinced the papacy to legalize moneylending and paved the way for today's bond market.
Aug 06, 2015

RT @GetHappyMango: Money tips from the history's richest man. You may be the next one! via @LaurenYoung

Confessions of a Serial Dog Lover — I have an abnormal love of dogs. At least that's what a former boyfriend told me when he broke up with me. ( see the video evidence.) Which is funny, since I didn't have a four-legged friend of my own at the time, and I still don't have one today.

Money tips from history's richest man — At the height of his career in the 16th century, Fugger (rhymes with "cougar") accumulated a fortune amounting to a significant portion of Europe's economic activity. And, yet, few people have ever heard of him. A new book about Fugger, "The Richest Man Who Ever Lived," includes the money lessons for investors.
Aug 06, 2015

Who was the richest man who ever lived? My Q&A with the author of a new book on Jacob Fugger

Aug 06, 2015

Learn about Fugger-onomics in @Steinmetz_Greg book "The Richest Man Who Ever Lived" via @LaurenYoung #Renaissance

Aug 06, 2015

RT @RichardLeong2: Learn about Fugger-onomics in @Steinmetz_Greg book "The Richest Man Who Ever Lived" via @LaurenYoung #Renaissance

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What Do You Do With an Old Supercomputer? Crush It Like a Rusty Car! — Several new supercomputers are slated to go online within the next two years, including the highly anticipated 2017 Summit system, which will be located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. But when Summit fires up, Titan, the number two ranked U.S.
Aug 01, 2015

No country for old supercomputers: They get crushed like junkyard cars.

Genomic Data Growing Faster Than Twitter and YouTube — In the age of Big Data, it turns out that the largest, fastest growing data source lies within your cells. Quantitative biologists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, in New York, found that genomics reigns as champion over three of the biggest data domains around: astronomy, Twitter, and YouTube.
Jul 10, 2015

Scientists estimate that 100 million to 2 billion human genomes will be sequenced by 2025:…

Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82% — The next time you're flailing your arm out to a sea of taxi cabs during rush hour, imagine an automated car swinging right up to the curb to pick you up. With Google, Uber, Nissan, and robo-taxi start-up Zoox planning to infiltrate the taxi industry with the self-driving cars, cab driver may become a career of the past.
Jul 06, 2015

RT @IEEESpectrum: Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82% - Autonomous vehicles would make cities greener and drivers les...

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Oct 05, 2015

RT @NickKristof: A milestone: For the first time,the share of world population living in extreme poverty drops below 10 percent…

Oct 05, 2015

RT @JeanChatzky: Before you tie the knot, here are 5 things you need to know about your soon-to-be spouse's finances: @USAToday

Oct 05, 2015

87% of consumers say price will be prime factor in deciding what to buy this holiday season

Oct 05, 2015

I am so sorry to hear this: @dallasnews personal finance columnist Pamela Yip dies at 59

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