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Why I wouldn't want my daughter to work in Silicon Valley

Do we want a tech world defined by compassionless jerks?<p>I've written before about the toxicity of the Silicon Valley/San Francisco cult of …

How does big data work

Simplistically speaking, big data starts with data that is already collected, or is being generated or a combination of both. Which is collected and …

How Researchers Use Social Media To Map The Conflict In Syria

Not long ago, for techPresident, I wrote an article on “Using Data and Statistics to Bring Down Dictators“. While researching for the article, I got in touch with Jay Aronson, the founder of Carnegie Mellon’s Center for Human Rights Science. He pointed me to the work of another scholar, called …

'Fed Up' Film Examines Food Industry, Childhood Obesity

"Fed Up," a film that received a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the sugar industry and its effect on the health of …

Pentagon Withholds Internal Report About Flawed $2.7 Billion Intel Program

The Army has spent years defending a multibillion-dollar intelligence system that critics say costs too much and does too little. A new internal …

Semi-secretive CIA-backed data company to shun IPO, for now

A semi-secretive, but widely watched data analytics firm partially backed by the CIA has decided against going public, for now.<p>A source at Palantir …

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<i>Written by Jill Corleone, RDN, LD; Updated March 15, 2018</i><p>If you’re eating healthy foods, you want to get the most nutrition out of every bite, and that includes the vitamins. Making a few tweaks here and there may help improve your body’s absorption of both fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins. …

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40 Eats: The dishes every Washingtonian must try in 2014

In the three years that we've compiled Washingtonians' favorite dishes, we've described burgers, tacos and Pop-Tarts with all sorts of flowery adjectives. "Funky" has never been among them.<p>This year, several chefs reached for that word to describe the unique sour, salty and sweet mashups that …

We Are the Founders of Asana, and This Is the Story Behind the App

Trying to manage large projects with your team can sometimes feel like juggling while defusing a bomb. It's tough to keep everyone on the same page …

The Most Dangerous Man In Bitcoin Isn’t A Criminal

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has busted Wall Street insiders and dark web drug dealers. Now he’s setting out to do what Marc Andreessen, the Winklevoss Twins, and cryptocurrency nuts can’t: clean up bitcoin.<p>Preet Bharara tells the hotel ballroom full of bankers. “I could either come around, or you …

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Where Have All the Lobbyists Gone?

It was 4 o’clock in the afternoon, and I found myself hanging around the House-side entrance to the Capitol building, hoping to interview lawmakers …

These 6 Technologies Will Make or Break Every Information-Intensive Company -- Including Yours

How many more innovative social networks like Instagram and WhatsApp will Facebook have to buy to stay on top? Will Apple look sharp in wearables? Can IBM grow Watson into a $10B+ business, or just squander $1B trying? Will Google survive the shift of online advertising from PCs to mobile devices? …