Want to Know How to Build a Better Democracy? Ask Wikipedia

Pity the poor public-relations specialist hired to influence what is said about his clients on Wikipedia. The sprawling, chaotic storehouse of knowledge is governed by thousands of independent-minded volunteers committed to being neutral and allergic to self-serving manipulators. The barriers are formidable, but so is the temptation to do some reputational polishing there. What appears […]

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Each Wrote Exactly 93 Words About Their Divorce. Here's a Truly Stunning Theory About Why They Did It

Jeff and MacKenzie announced the terms of their divorce on Twitter this week in two simultaneous statements. When I wrote about it yesterday, I now think I may have missed something intriguing. First, the background. It’s fascinating and admirable that the Bezoses worked through their agreement so quickly: MacKenzie keeps 25 percent of their Amazon […]

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South Korean, U.S. telcos roll out 5G services early as race heats up

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s three mobile carriers and top U.S. telco Verizon Communications commercially launched 5G services on Wednesday, ahead of their initial schedules, as they rushed for first spot in the race to roll out the latest wireless technology. People take photographs during a launching ceremony for SK Telecom’s 5G service, in Seoul, […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Humanize Health Care

Using artificial intelligence in health care could actually make medicine more human by giving doctors more time to interact with their patients. The technology promises to improve health care by making it more effective and speedy by eliminating some of the mundane functions that eat up doctors’ time, said Eric Topol, founder and director of […]

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AT&T's Cash Cow Is Changing

AT&T (T), as one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, is a large and complicated enterprise. It has multiple operating segments, some of which have multiple sub-segments, which make up the enterprise, and each of these are important to the firm, its future prospects, and its shareholders. When you really drill down deep […]

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Facebook Had a Busy Weekend, From News Feed to Livestream Changes

While millions of Americans were enjoying a warm spring weekend, Facebook employees were hard at work responding to an avalanche of news about their company. After an already busy week for the social media platform—including a lawsuit from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as a policy change regarding white nationalist and […]

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South Korea's burned out millennials chose YouTube over Samsung

SEOUL (Reuters) – Yoon Chang-hyun’s parents told him to get his sanity checked when he quit his secure job as a researcher at Samsung Electronics Co in 2015 to start his own YouTube channel. Yoon Chang-hyun works on his Youtube clip in Seongnam, South Korea, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji The 65 million won ($57,619) […]

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Alphabet: 3 Reasons Why You Should Still Buy The Stock

We are currently in the process of moving into a larger office space and finding furniture that will give the new office the look and feel we are going for. Naturally, I searched for different design options by googling office furniture using my Chrome Browser. Now, I can’t get rid of all of the office […]

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3 Monthly Dividend Stocks Beating The Market In 2019, 7% To 9% Yields, Insiders Buying, No K-1s

Last week we covered 3 high yield stocks which had been left behind by the market in 2019. This week we’re checking out 3 high yielders which have outperformed the market in 2019. All 3 of them are vehicles from Gladstone Corp: Gladstone Investment Corp., (GAIN), and Gladstone Capital Corp., (GLAD), are business development companies, […]

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Will Robots Take Over Your Job? Take This 1-Question Quiz to Find Out

The robots are coming! What once seemed like a dystopian novel is seeming more like reality by the day. A quarter of jobs in the U.S. stand to be disrupted by artificial intelligence, a recent report from the Brookings Institution found. Kai-Fu Lee, a leading A.I. researcher, investor, and computer scientist estimates that in the […]

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