Friday, August 14, 2020
The Danger of Thinking We’re All ‘Addicted’ to Tech

The Danger of Thinking We’re All ‘Addicted’ to Tech

Does repeating a falsehood make it true? It seems so, at least when it comes to the myth that technology is addicting us all. While a reassessment of the role...
Should AI Researchers Get Special Access to Visas?

Should AI Researchers Get Special Access to Visas?

Last year the annual artificial intelligence conference NeurIPS invited 230 researchers from Africa to attend a "Black in AI" workshop in Montreal. It was a great opportunity to bring some...
The Feds Need to 'Grow a Set and Do Their Jobs'

The Feds Need to ‘Grow a Set and Do Their Jobs’

The House antitrust subcommittee investigating Silicon Valley has already received plenty of tips from workers at tech firms, large and small, according to its chair, Representative David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island).“There’s...
Cambridge Analytica, Whistle-Blowers, and Tech's Dark Appeal

Cambridge Analytica, Whistle-Blowers, and Tech’s Dark Appeal

We’re in a whistle-blower moment. An administration truth-teller has helped ignite an impeachment investigation. Another whistle is allegedly perched on the lips of someone at the IRS, who might...
Choose the Best Small Business Loan for your Needs

Choose the Best Small Business Loan for your Needs

Specific loans can help you start or improve your small business. August 19, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Starting a business is expensive. Upgrading equipment, expanding to new...
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the Challenge of Moderation 

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the Challenge of Moderation 

At the WIRED25 Festival in San Francisco on Friday morning, WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson recalled being interviewed earlier this year for a story on how LinkedIn had managed...

More than half of Nigeria’s revenue provided by FIRS

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months. The...

BUA Cement lists 33.86bn shares on NSE, emerges third largest listed company

BUA Cement Plc achieved a feat on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with the listing 33.86 billion ordinary shares at N35 per share, emerging as the third largest company on...
How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

With the coronavirus growing more deadly in China, artificial intelligence researchers are applying machine-learning techniques to social media, web, and other data for subtle signs that the disease may be...
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Announces Plans to Step Down

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Announces Plans to Step Down

That isn’t to say that LinkedIn is never controversial and has never had a crisis. It continues to do business in China and to comply with the law there. It...

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