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Cognitive bias cheat sheet

Information overload, lack of meaning, the need to act fast, and how to know what needs to be remembered for later.<p>Great, how am I supposed to …

What Has The Internet Ever Done for HR?

<i>“All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health,</i> …

Personal Data

Singapore explores virtual browsers following SingHealth data breach

Health Ministry is piloting the use of quarantined servers as part of efforts to "reduce the number of potential attack points", following last …

Cybersecurity

Go deeper: The industries that are hiring, and the ones that aren't

Although 213,000 U.S. jobs were added in June, some industries are struggling to keep up with job availability more than others, according to the …

Employment

AI in HR: A Real Killer App – JOSH BERSIN

Hype and expectations for AI are now sky high. We will soon be talking to our computers; drones will deliver our groceries; our cars will drive …

AI helps grow 6 billion roaches at China's largest breeding site

If your worst nightmare is to be trapped in a room with six billion roaches flying around you, here's the bad news.<p>With the help of artificial intelligence, folks at a Chinese pharmaceutical company are breeding cockroaches by the billions every year, South China Morning Post reported Thursday. …

Goldman Says Internet Firms' Next Big Fight Will Be in Indonesia

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says the next battle for technology companies will be fought in Indonesia, because of the Asian country’s huge population, …

Indonesia

Lenovo's VR camera with Daydream is now available for pre-order

The virtual reality camera Lenovo created in partnership with Google is now available for pre-order, a few weeks before its release on May 4th. Online inventory monitoring app The Tracker has spotted the Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream page on Amazon, where you can now reserve one for $300. The …

Virtual Reality

WhatsApp co-founder joins call to #DeleteFacebook as fallout intensifies

Facebook’s troubles entered a fourth day with a rising chorus of people – including the co-founder of WhatsApp – joining the #DeleteFacebook movement as the Federal Trade Commission was reported to be investigating the company’s handling of personal data.<p>Momentum gathered behind the #DeleteFacebook …

Privacy

Morgan Stanley is looking to staff up its stock-research unit with crypto talent

Morgan Stanley appears to be stepping up its game when it comes to cryptocurrency.<p>The Wall Street giant's three most recent job postings for equity-research positions on LinkedIn say "knowledge of cryptocurrency is a plus." The associate/analyst positions are for three separate coverage areas …

Morgan Stanley

Roundup Of Machine Learning Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2018

• Machine learning patents grew at a 34% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2017, the third-fastest growing category of all patents granted.<br>• International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that spending on AI and ML will grow from $12B in 2017 to $57.6B by 2021.<br>• Deloitte Global predicts …

Machine Learning

Many graduates earn 'paltry returns' for their degree

<b>Many graduates receive "paltry returns" for their degrees despite racking up £50,000 in debt, says the chairman of the Education Select Committee.</b><p>Robert Halfon will say in a speech on Monday, that between a fifth and a third of graduates take non-graduate jobs, and that any extra returns for having …

Higher Education

Singtel to spend up to $413 million to nudge up stake in India's Bharti Telecom

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) said it would spend up to $413 million on shares in India's Bharti Telecom, lifting its stake slightly in the holding company for Bharti Airtel to just under half.<p>"While there are currently headwinds in India, we take a long-term view of …

Malaysia, Singapore launch new trade link to boost liquidity

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia announced plans on Tuesday for a new trading link between their stock markets by the end of the year that will help lower trading costs and encourage cross-border investments.<p>FILE PHOTO: An SGX sign is pictured at Singapore's stock exchange …

Study: 6 in 10 Americans have heard about Bitcoin

While crypto may be obvious to us overlords of digital media, awareness of all facets of cryptocurrency still belongs to a small – but growing – minority. In a large scale survey by SurveyMonkey and the Global Blockchain Business Council, 5,000 responded to an extensive poll about the popularity …

Microsoft boss: World needs more computing power

<b>The world is rapidly "running out of computing capacity", the head of tech giant Microsoft has warned.</b><p>Satya Nadella said at the World Economic Forum in Davos that superfast quantum computers were needed to solve some of the most difficult problems.<p>Mr Nadella cited the quest to create a catalyst …

Artificial Intelligence

Stripe is giving up on bitcoin as a payment method

By the time the transaction is done, the price of bitcoin could have changed.<p>Stripe, which four years ago said it would become the first major online payments platform to accept bitcoin for payments, is ditching the idea.<p>The company said Tuesday that the cryptocurrency had almost become a victim of …

Where the super rich store their money, and where everybody else does

Last month, President Donald Trump reportedly floated a potential new campaign slogan: “How’s your 401(k) doing?”<p>Fair enough... the stock market has …

Stock Markets

Wealthy millennials aren’t investing their money

Millennials with money in the bank are big on saving—but they’re not so eager to invest.<p>A new report from Merrill Edge, a retail banking division of Bank of America, which surveyed over 1,000 affluent Americans, paints a portrait of a young generation that prides itself on thrift. <b></b>More than a third …

Investing

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Linux creator slams Intel for crappy Meltdown/Spectre patches

Intel’s had a (mostly) crappy start to the year, thanks to the revelation of Meltdown and Spectre, two major security flaws affecting a wide range of its processors that are present in hundreds of thousands of devices around the world. It’s working to release fixes for them, but Linux creator Linus …

Linux

Google expands network with new data centers, subsea cables

Google is expanding its existing cloud network with new data centers this year and new subsea cables in 2019, the search giant said Tuesday in a blog post.<p>It will add data centers to five regions in 2018, including Montreal and the Netherlands in the first quarter, followed by Los Angeles, Finland …

Facebook is shutting down M, its personal assistant service that combined humans and AI

‘We learned a lot,’ company says<p>Facebook M, the text-based virtual assistant that used human workers to train an artificial intelligence system, is ending the human-assisted part of the service after two and a half years. The human-enhanced version of M, which was available through a bot on …

Chatbots

AT&T pulls out of deal to sell Huawei phones in the US

AT&T has backed out of a deal with Huawei to sell the company's new flagship smartphone in the US, as reported by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> and independently confirmed by <i>The Verge</i>. Huawei was set to announce the partnership this week at CES 2018 before AT&T canceled the arrangement at the last minute; …

Online graphic design startup Canva is now worth $1 billion

Canva is Australia's first unicorn of 2018, after raising $40 million (AUD$50.9 million) to push the design startup's value over $1 billion.<p>Now …

San Francisco

Report finds GOP tax plan benefits top 1 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new GOP tax plan delivers a big tax cut to the wealthiest Americans while some in lower tax brackets would end up paying more, according to an analysis Friday from prominent nonpartisan researchers.<p>The plan being touted by President Donald Trump as the biggest tax cut ever …

Income Inequality

China's 'naked loans' force female students to bare all in return for more cash

Anger over dodgy internet loan sharks demanding nude photographs from borrowers, which they threaten to publish online if payments are late<p>Shady internet lenders in China are reportedly coercing female college students to provide nude pictures of themselves as collateral – a loan-for-porn scheme …

How Driverless Cars Will Take Over Roads, Hearts And Minds

Most drivers fear driverless cars, but those fears will subside as autonomous features debut in cars piloted by humans, a panel of transportation experts agreed in Chicago Friday. The driverless takeover will be so gradual, they suggested, we’ll hardly notice it.<p>“I think what we’re likely to see in …

Stanford Business School professor says many great leaders are inauthentic liars

In his book,"Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time," he assailed the leadership industry for spinning a false narrative about what truly makes a good leader.<p>"Leaders don't need to be true to themselves; in fact, being authentic is the opposite of what they should do," he …

Leadership

How a Fake Business Built an Awesome Online Reputation

In today's digital world, consumers are able to form a perception of a business long before they set foot in the door. But you may want to think twice before basing your opinion of a business solely on its online reviews.<p>Kashmir Hill said she built an awesome online reputation for the Freakin' …