Jenny Leverson

270 Flips | 16 Magazines | 25 Likes | 6 Following | 2 Followers | @LulaEDU | Health Policy & Education Writer, Advocate, & Bleeding Heart who believes that EDUCATION is & always will be the great equalizer

Goldman recommends cybersecurity stocks in anticipation of midterm-meddling fears

The prospect that the coming midterms in the U.S. could be tampered with by an outside force is one of the biggest fears facing election watchers. It …

S&P 500

Consumer Reports: Energy drinks may mislabel caffeine amounts

Many popular energy drinks often mislabel the amount of caffeine in them, if they even label them at all, a new Consumer Reports study claims.<p>A …

FDA investigating 13 deaths tied to 5-hour Energy

Officials are investigating several cases including 13 deaths that may be tied to 5-hour Energy products, the Food and Drug Administration confirmed …

Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as high risk as tobacco

Some of Canada's biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use, and the changes are having a major impact on regular …

The Legend of Nintendo

For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in …

Defending Privacy, Supreme Court Says Warrants Generally Are Necessary to Collect Cell Phone Data

WASHINGTON — In a major statement on privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the government generally needs a warrant to collect troves of location data about the customers of cellphone companies.<p>“We decline to grant the state unrestricted access to a wireless carrier’s …

John Roberts

ByteSize Blockchain Intro

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

Waymo, Fiat Chrysler expand autonomous vehicle plans

Waymo, formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, is preparing to roll out more than 62,000 autonomous Chrysler Pacifica hybrid …

Choice Paralysis - Too Much of a Good Thing - Extra Credits

Blockchain Games - Can Blockchain Technology be a Game Mechanic? - Extra Credits

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Uber, Waymo in talks about self-driving partnership: Uber CEO

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is talking with Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit Waymo about using its technology on Uber's ride-hailing app, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Wednesday, signaling a possible thaw in relations between the …

Oxytocin, vasopressin flatten social hierarchy and synchroniz…

<b>Oxytocin, vasopressin flatten social hierarchy and synchronize behaviors</b><p><i>Oxytocin's effects on human social behavior aren't clear. Some studies reveal significant positive changes, yet others show none at all. In many animals, from rodents to non-human primates, it's a different story: Oxytocin has been proven to increase positive social behaviors and attention paid to others, and reduce negative social behaviors like threats and vigilance. Such findings typically derive from work that includes</i> …

GM and Softbank are putting $3 billion into self-driving cars

Japan's Softbank is pouring more money into the future of American cars.<p>Softbank will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors' autonomous vehicle efforts, months after it took a large ownership stake in Uber.<p>GM announced it is also investing $1.1 billion in the joint effort. CEO Mary Barra said the …

Autonomous Cars

Oil prices are falling fast. Here's why

What a difference a week can make.<p>Oil prices surged to their highest level in over three years last week, and strategists were marveling that prices had shot up so quickly. Now prices are slumping.<p>US crude oil futures have dropped by nearly 10% to trade around $66.50 per barrel, down from about $73 …

Oil

Programmers are having a huge debate over whether they should be required to behave respectfully to each other

Last week, a software engineer publicly quit a very popular open-source project, setting off a firestorm of debate within the programming world.<p>Programmers are arguing about whether they should have to agree to a community code of conduct that requires them to behave respectfully.<p>They are also …

Codes of Conduct

Joe Hernandez on LinkedIn: “Announcing our partnership with 1871…

Announcing our partnership with 1871 with an incredible event on April 10th showcasing some of Chicago's best entrepreneurial talent. Short …

We already know blockchain’s killer apps

It wasn’t too long ago that Silicon Valley scoffed at cryptocurrencies. All over coffee shops in Mountain View and Menlo Park, you heard the same …

Football Players Thrive Off Of Endorsement Deals

August 14, 2015<p>Signing your first NFL contract is an important moment<p>The professional sports salary that many people dream of but only a select few …

Statutes & Interactive Map

In the United States, the Right of Publicity is a state-based right, and therefore each state can determine the parameters of recognition of the …

Healthcare made up 26% of January's data breaches

February 02, 2018 | Print | Email<p>Of January's 116 total data breaches, healthcare accounted for 31 of them, or about 26.7 percent, according to the …

How focusing on the customer (not the competition) brought us over 1 million new signups in a year

Last February, we launched a new product version.<p>We had spent nearly all of 2016 revamping a core feature and we were excited about what we’d …

UNICEF Asks Gamers to Mine Cryptocurrency for Syrian Children

Mining<p><b>The invention of cryptocurrency is a revolution in modern finance but it has far reaching implications in many other fields as well. For</b> …

RG3 surpasses Luck in early endorsements

The battle between No. 1 draft pick Andrew Luck and the guy who was selected right behind him, Robert Griffin III, hits the field today as the …

Robert Griffin III Claims He Turned Down Offers From Cardinals and Ravens

Former Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin has not signed with any team since being released by the Cleveland Browns in March, but he told ESPN that …

Robert Griffin III Guides the Browns to their First Win of 2016! | NFL Week 16 Player Highlights

Robert Griffin III 'came pretty close' to playing in 2017 | NFL Live | ESPN

RG3 believes he’s the Texans’ answer at quarterback

Robert Griffin III has gone a step further than venting on Twitter.<p>Speaking with the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday, the former No. 2 draft pick …

5 Easy Ways to Get Sued Over Online Content & Social Media

I’ve been writing digital content since the universe of online content consisted of forums on CompuServe and AOL. A lot of things have changed since …