Chris Lee

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Americans Are Having Fewer Babies. They Told Us Why.

Americans are having fewer babies. At first, researchers thought the declining fertility rate was because of the recession, but it kept falling even as the economy recovered. Now it has reached a record low for the second consecutive year.<p>Because the fertility rate subtly shapes many major issues …

Demographics

Why A.I. Experts Are Dismissing Basic Income as a 'Cute Tech Hack'

The mood has markedly shifted.<p>The hunt is on for solutions to the problem of automation and job loss, and a radical solution may be required now more …

Income Inequality

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Cryptocurrency Manipulation Study Is Underwhelming

Anyone seriously interested in this new market should read the paper, not as an authoritative last word, but as a plausible account backed by some data.<p>University of Texas at Austin finance professor John Griffin and graduate student Amin Shams just posted a paper suggesting that cryptocurrency …

How did Lenovo go from high-flyer to failure so fast?

Lenovo was once a rising star of the mobile industry, seemingly with the capabilities and budget to be as successful in the smartphone market as in the laptop game. Nobody thinks that anymore. Lenovo’s market share struggles to register on any metrics, and it’s acquisition of Motorola looks like a …

上班族聚餐選吃到飽、每天喝珍珠奶茶...負擔得起的平價奢侈,背後是貧窮的悲傷

有一次搭計程車,我才說要到某某大樓,司機馬上回我,他知道,是XX路399號!哇,這麼厲害?難不成這位司機能夠記得了全台北市每棟大樓的門號?他嘿嘿笑兩聲之後回答:「399吃到飽,好記!」當然,現在沒有399這個價碼,不少飯店老早一路衝向2,000元大關。不過,吃到飽,仍然是台灣餐飲業的傳奇!食物堆得像 …

Kim Jong Un Makes Trump’s Day with Giant Envelope

We don’t know what was in the letter, but it’s definitely yuge.<p>On Friday, President <b>Donald Trump</b> was presented with a letter from North Korea’s <b>Kim Jong Un.</b> It’s huge. Literally huge, that is. The contents of the letter have yet to be revealed to the public. But as Trump posed with senior North …

Donald Trump

The record-low birthrate offers yet another sign that millennials are economically screwed

Would you have kids if you were drowning in debt?<p>The birthrate in the United States is the lowest it’s been in 30 years, we recently learned, and the decline is spreading across age cohorts. In the past, the explanation for this was straightforward: As women gained greater access to educational and …

從一張照片中,「年輕」的中國看到了美國的衰退 - 紐約時報中文網

上海——有些中國人在華盛頓上週舉行的貿易談判中看到了消除他們心中痛苦的百年惡魔的東西。<p>上週四,中國代表與美國國會議員見面後,一張從會議長桌的一端拍攝的照片開始在中國受歡迎的社群媒體微博上流傳。與這張照片一起傳到網上的是一張1901年的照片,那是清朝官員和殖民主義列強的代表簽署條約、結束義和團運動的照片,義和團運動是一場反對外國在中國的影響的暴力起義。<p>在那張在北京拍攝的老黑白照片中,來自西方的代表與清朝的年老使節形成了鮮明的對照。<p>但在最近在華盛頓拍攝的照片中,美國人看上去更老些。<p>廣告<p>廣告

St. Louis Federal Reserve Says Bitcoin Is 'Like Regular Currency'

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has provided some high-profile validation for a core premise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. A blog post …

RSS 不是臉書演算法解藥,我們真正需要的是垂直閱讀與實踐

或許我取這樣的題目很奇怪,因為長期追蹤電腦玩物的讀者,都知道我是一個 RSS 閱讀工具優先的使用者。<br>所謂「 RSS 閱讀工具」,用功效來說就是自己訂閱自己喜歡的資訊來源,在一個統一閱讀器上接收與閱讀,完全客製化最適合自己的內容。<br>早在 2015 年,那時大多數人可能覺得 RSS …

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Framing

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

Physics made the atomic bomb and chemistry created nerve gas. Today, computer scientists need to confront the weaponization of their work.<p>“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry …

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

Privacy

If you’re over 40 and work, you’re in for some big surprises

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Boomers and Gen X-ers: Your working world is in for major disruptions between now and …

Retirement

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

These are the best apps for tracking your crypto portfolio

Rule of thumb for the majority of people looking to invest their earnings is to put money in quality, high-dividend stocks and other low-risk assets …

Apps

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

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In Australia, Staying Loyal to Taiwan Can Mean Losing a Job

SYDNEY, Australia — During her second week waitressing at a barbecue restaurant in Sydney, a customer asked Yating Yang if she was Chinese. “No, I’m Taiwanese,” she said.<p>Her boss, who was from mainland China, never gave her another shift.<p>Man-Tzu Tuan said her loyalty test came even sooner: on her …

China

Austin tech workers saw the biggest jump in salary last year

Austin tech workers made $202,000 on average, adjusted for cost of living, the highest in the U.S.<p>Tech workers in Austin saw the sharpest salary increases, making 7 percent more on average last year than they did the year before, according to new data released today by Hired, a job search …

Los Angeles

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Why Kodak's Bitcoin Scheme Is a Scam You Should Avoid

Just like your friend from college who won’t stop posting about it on Facebook, Kodak is really into cryptocurrencies. During CES 2018, the company …

Bitcoin Mining

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Rise of the robots: There won't be enough work to go around, fmr. Apple CEO says

In 10 to 15 years, robots will be able to write better computer code than even the most skilled coders today, according to former Pepsi president and Apple CEO John Sculley, a development that is representative of the growing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce.<p>“AI is foundational …

Here's What You Absolutely Need to Know Before Buying Bitcoin (and It Has Nothing to Do With the Price)

You're probably missing the most profound feature of Bitcoin.<p>You're probably here because, like most people, you've been ignoring the Bitcoin phenomenon over the last few years. Whether it seemed too far-fetched or you just didn't get it, you never felt like it was worth the time.<p>You're also here …

Bitcoin

Forget Bitcoin: IOTA Just Partnered With 5 Brand-Name Companies on a New Project

Is blockchain-based data sharing about to become the next big thing?<p>We're just three weeks from turning the calendar on 2017, but cryptocurrency …

A new kind of trust is transforming our lives

Ten years ago, the cryptocurrency bitcoin did not exist.Which makes it stunning that today, the value of a bitcoin now hovers around $10,000, or …