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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

Supervisors suspended amid subway-derailment probe

A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect, and two supervisors have been suspended while the matter... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2017

Supervisors suspended amid subway derailment probe

A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect, and two supervisors have been suspended while the matter... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2017

MTA: Human error caused subway train derailment

A subway train derailment in New York City that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect. A preliminary investigation indicates... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2017

Trump takes a swipe at CNN following resignations

President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday. The story was about a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 27th, 2017

The collapse of New York City"s human services

Every New Yorker should be shocked to hear that a growing number of nonprofit service organizations addressing emergencies like hunger, homelessness, mental health, and the opioid epidemic are on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 25th, 2017

Data breach at Coney Island hospital affected thousands

A volunteer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island gained unauthorized access to the protected health information of nearly 3,500 patients, the hospital told the U.S. Department of Health and Human... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 16th, 2017

Discrimination claims in NYC take a year and a half to resolve

Discrimination claims at the city Commission on Human Rights rose 45.6% last year. Some 300 of them concerned race, religion, immigration status and citizenship, with the race and citizenship... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 6th, 2017

Trump"s cuts to health research would damage NY"s economy and cost lives

When I took introductory economics in college, I learned that human wants are unlimited but resources are not, and therefore we have to make choices about what we spend money on. That, I was told,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 31st, 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