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Mostly Human: Click, Swipe, Cheat

Inside the War Room at Ashley Madison after the company was hacked, 36 million potential cheaters were exposed, and the human cost amounted to shattered families, even suicides......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

City promises to fight for federal funding. But how?

Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed last week to fight federal budget cuts that would gut security, housing and human-services programs in the city. He would be better off letting others make that case in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2017

Forbes Releases 2017 Retirement Guide

PLUS: Cover Story Featuring Human Longevity Co-Founder Craig Venter on How to Cheat Death NEW YORK (February 21, 2017) – Forbes released today the Febr.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesFeb 21st, 2017

Mayor chided for citing building boom and human error in construction deaths

After a construction worker died in Williamsburg on one of the city's much-touted affordable housing projects last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio emphasized the role of human error in construction deaths... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 15th, 2016

Soon, charge your phone with a finger swipe

Charging your smartphone with just a finger swipe may soon be possible, thanks to a new low-cost, film-like device that can harvest energy from human motion. Using the device, known as a nanogenera........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 11th, 2016

70% Of Immigrants Admitted Under Obama"s "Minor Refugee" Program Are Actually Adults

Two years ago the Obama administration sought out to tackle a "crisis" that involved minors seeking out "human smugglers" to help with transportation across the U.S. - Mexico border.  So, with a swipe of the pen, Obama signed an executive order allow.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 1st, 2016

Tinder cofounder reveals how he came up with the app"s game-changing "swipe" feature in the shower

TinderWe’ve all done it. You walk into a room full of people and start scanning the crowd. Yes. Maybe. Not bad. Most definitely. Amen. You’re not just people watching, you’re sizing them up. You’re human, and you can’t help b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2016

Tinder co-founder reveals how he came up with the app"s game-changing "swipe" feature in the shower

TinderWe’ve all done it. You walk into a room full of people and start scanning the crowd. Yes. Maybe. Not bad. Most definitely. Amen. You’re not just people watching, you’re sizing them up. You’re human, and you can’t help b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2016

Manhattan-based startup providing sales intelligence launches

For a tech company, Emissary provides a uniquely human service: Introducing sales professionals to former high-level executives at companies they are selling to, who can guide them through the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 31st, 2016

A new study says chat apps lack security to protect human rights (FB, AAPL)

BIIThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Chat app companies should enhance their encryption practices, according to a study by Amnesty International. The h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2016

Cognitive Bias Codex [Chart]

I love this graphic, via the Better Humans’ post Cognitive bias cheat sheet, which breaks down cognitive errors into four quadrants of memory, meaning, information overload, and need for speed: Via Barry Ritholtz Cognitive Bias Codex (Click to Enlarge).....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 4th, 2016

How Automated Curation And Chat Bots Could Restore The Human Touch To Online Commerce

As online marketplaces are increasingly giving us unfettered one-click access to all the world’s products, we are losing the human curation and expert touch that helps us make sense of the bewildering number of options As online marketplaces are i.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 19th, 2016

Cognitive Bias Codex

  I love this graphic, via the Better Humans’ post Cognitive bias cheat sheet, which breaks down cognitive errors into four quadrants of memory, meaning, information overload, and need for speed:   double click for ginormous graphic Sourc.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureSep 16th, 2016

Why restaurants want you to order food on your phone

Swipe, click, food. The ability to order food with the click of a few buttons on a smartphone is becoming widespread — even fast-food companies are getting in on the action. But the technology — which in some cases tracks a customer's location and tim.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 12th, 2016

City agency eyes former Bushwick beer-bottling plant for new office

The city's Human Resources Administration is negotiating to take about 160,000 square feet of office and retail space in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The agency is seeking to lease all of 95 Evergreen Ave.,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2016

The Intelligence Revolution: Coupling AI and the Human Brain | Ed Boyden

Published on Mar 27, 2017 Edward Boyden is a Hertz Foundation Fellow and recipient of the prest.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk28 min. ago

This automated garage helps commuters out of a tight spot

The Automotion garage on East 24th Street is more vending machine than parking facility. Robotic technology allows it to store two to three times more vehicles in the same space as a conventional... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 12 min. ago

To make rezoning more transparent, city should share initial project plans

Last year, New York City enacted historic changes to zoning—our rules for what can be built where. Since the debate over those citywide changes—to create affordable housing and help new... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 12 min. ago

Tweet revives story of insurgent crane

Inveterate Crain's readers will recall the tale of the Skypicker, a clever invention by New Yorker Dan Mooney that can replace expensive and risky tower cranes on certain construction jobs. Opposed... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 12 min. ago

An ex-Israeli soldier, who thinks big, builds miniature utopias

Eiran Gazit has always liked miniatures. As a boy he built train and plane sets. "I had 200 model airplanes hanging above my bed," he recalled. He never grew out of it. On April 4 he will open his... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 12 min. ago

Public funding is needed to keep Citi Bike growing

When Citi Bike completes its expansion to 12,000 bikes by the end of this year, New Yorkers will have many milestones to celebrate: Residents and visitors will be able to pick up blue bikes in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 12 min. ago