Tag archive for ‘People’
    Fighting tuberculosis - Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness | Science and technology
    By asif On Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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    Fighting tuberculosis – Tuberculosis kills more people than any other pathogenic illness | Science and technology

    Dec 14th 2019 IN 1882, WHEN Robert Koch discovered Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the microbe that causes tuberculosis, the disease caused one in seven deaths in America and Europe. Transmitted through droplets from More...

    JPMorgan CIO Says AI Holds Promise for Helping People Save
    By asif On Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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    JPMorgan CIO Says AI Holds Promise for Helping People Save

    NEW YORK— JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Information Officer Lori Beer said artificial intelligence could help the bank develop new products and services for helping people build retirement More...

    You really can fool some of the people, all of the time
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    You really can fool some of the people, all of the time

    IN 2001 JONATHAN HAIDT, a psychologist at New York University, published a paper in Psychological Review delightfully entitled “The Emotional Dog and its Rational Tail”. He argued that when people make moral More...

    Thasunda Brown Duckett of Chase: ‘People Need to Know Who You Are’
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    Thasunda Brown Duckett of Chase: ‘People Need to Know Who You Are’

    How do you make the case that people should save more without making it feel judgmental? I start with the question, “What are you saving for?” Last year I asked that of our own employees, and it went viral More...

    This Is Not About How Young People Use Tech
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    This Is Not About How Young People Use Tech

    How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Taylor Lorenz, an internet culture reporter, discussed the tech she’s using. You often write about what young people More...

    She Argued Facebook Is a Monopoly. To Her Surprise, People Listened.
    By asif On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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    She Argued Facebook Is a Monopoly. To Her Surprise, People Listened.

    When Dina Srinivasan quit her job as a digital advertising executive two years ago, she wasn’t looking to retool antitrust law for the social-media age. She just wanted to spend some time reading More...

    Venezuela’s paper currency is worthless, so its people seek virtual gold
    By asif On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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    Venezuela’s paper currency is worthless, so its people seek virtual gold

    CORRUPTION, INCOMPETENCE and sanctions have devastated Venezuela’s oil industry, the country’s main source of hard currency. But Venezuela’s economic crisis has encouraged the growth of another: the “farming” More...

    Report: 52 Percent of People Ask Themselves This Question Before Pursuing an Idea
    By asif On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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    52 Percent of People Ask Themselves This Question Before Pursuing an Idea

    A new report asked 20,000 people from almost every country in the world how they come up with their ideas. Here’s what they said. December 6, 2019 2 min More...

    Sonny Perdue Argues Food Stamp Cuts Will Incentivize People To Get Exploitative Jobs That Won’t Exist In 5 Years
    By asif On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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    Sonny Perdue Argues Food Stamp Cuts Will Incentivize People To Get Exploitative Jobs That Won’t Exist In 5 Years

    WASHINGTON—Responding to the criticism surrounding the Trump administration’s recent decision to tighten restrictions on supplemental nutrition eligibility, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue argued More...

    China needs people to have more children. So why punish those who do?
    By asif On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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    China needs people to have more children. So why punish those who do?

    TO MARK THE 70th anniversary in October of the People’s Republic of China, a giant parade trundled through Tiananmen Square filled with symbols of what President Xi Jinping, the country’s leader, calls the More...