Traditionally, it’s been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies.
Source: As employees grow disillusioned with Facebook and Google, health-tech start-ups with a strong social mission say it’s easier to recruit
By making your company a repository of valued knowledge needed to perform its operations, a sustainable culture of learning and performance is built.
Source: Standardizing “Tribal Knowledge”: It’s Time for Your Company to Grow Up –
Robin Price’s work visualises the amount of hazardous fine particulate matter (PM2.5) present in the air through experimental photographySource: Written in the wind: visualising air pollution levels – in pictures
One in 10 US babies is born prematurely, higher than in other developed countries, and the rate is increasing. For black women, it is even higher.
Source: Inside an Effort to Use Data-Crunching to Reduce Preterm Births | WIRED
We need to stop perpetuating the false dichotomy between technology and the humanities. To do otherwise would be detrimental to society.
Source: There’s no such thing as a “tech person” in the age of AI – MIT Technology Review
Doctors’ bills play a role in 60 percent of personal-bankruptcy filings.
Source: Americans Are Going Bankrupt From Getting Sick
Scientists are training machine-learning algorithms to recognize different city sounds
Source: Help fight noise pollution by identifying sound clips collected from sensors – The Verge