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Computer Scientists Find Bias in Algorithms

spectrum.ieee.org — 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! bit.ly/1LDe1wJ pic.twitter.com/nSDrdbPuXJ

What Women Breadwinners Want

time.com — 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

reuters.com — 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. ow.ly/RaCIr via @Reuters

Aug 21, 2015

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

Aug 21, 2015

Hear, hear!: What do breadwinning women want? More help, less stress reut.rs/1NnNOn2 via @Reuters

Aug 21, 2015

40% of working women feel pressure to downplay breadwinning status reut.rs/1hQjLaE My Q&A for @ReutersMoney pic.twitter.com/bvVEh08Dd9

Aug 21, 2015

28% of married/committed women say their parents disapprove of their breadwinner role reut.rs/1hQjLaE @laurenyoung for @ReutersMoney

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The Dark Side of Steganography

spectrum.ieee.org — 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

reuters.com — 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! ow.ly/QwxsR via @LaurenYoung

Confessions of a Serial Dog Lover

tuenight.com — 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

reuters.com — 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? reut.rs/1MPuA9x My Q&A with the author of a new book on Jacob Fugger pic.twitter.com/JuGec7maSK

Aug 06, 2015

Learn about Fugger-onomics in @Steinmetz_Greg book "The Richest Man Who Ever Lived" via @LaurenYoung #Renaissance reut.rs/1K22TEe

Aug 06, 2015

RT @RichardLeong2: Learn about Fugger-onomics in @Steinmetz_Greg book "The Richest Man Who Ever Lived" via @LaurenYoung #Renaissance reut.rs/1K22TEe

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What Do You Do With an Old Supercomputer? Crush It Like a Rusty Car!

spectrum.ieee.org — 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. bit.ly/1IC3nEB

Genomic Data Growing Faster Than Twitter and YouTube

spectrum.ieee.org — 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: spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/biom…

Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82%

spectrum.ieee.org — 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... ow.ly/311GS2

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Oct 06, 2015

I have been in 4 out of 5 boroughs today (@ Upper West Side in New York, NY) swarmapp.com/c/ks9JQvfBXaC

Oct 06, 2015

RT @JBarrettNYC: Here's a $4.52 reason to walk an extra block to your own bank's ATM: that's now the average out-of-network fee. Ouch. cnb.cx/1LbUmPk

Oct 06, 2015

Hey @philwahba I am driving on the BQE and I just spotted a car with AC/DC FAN plates.But he was driving too fast to get a picture!

Oct 05, 2015

RT @NickKristof: A milestone: For the first time,the share of world population living in extreme poverty drops below 10 percent bbc.com/news/world-344…

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: ow.ly/T256D @USAToday

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