It seems unlikely that the White House would move quickly toward a facial recognition ban, if at all. The Trump administration rarely strays from its pro-business, hands-off regulatory approach. It also wouldn’t care for the optics of tying the hands of law enforcement to detect and ID criminals. The same stance has less to the administration backing the Justice Department’s efforts to pressure technology companies such as Apple to build encryption “backdoors” into their devices so that law enforcement can access the contents. … [Read more...] about Privacy groups want a federal facial-recognition ban, but it’s a long shot
What will change, according to Rowland, is the extent to which specialists will be valued over generalists. He gives the example of legal services. In the past, a small business owner may go to a local lawyer to take care of their legal needs—both for their business and their personal affairs. In the future, that business owner will have greater access to legal talent and services—beyond their immediate proximity and geography—depending on their specific needs. They may engage one lawyer to help them sort out their tax affairs and another to help them write a will. Possibly neither of these lawyers will live in their city, and 100% of their interaction is likely to take place virtually. More and more of those transactions will occur on an as-needed, one-off basis, says Rowland. … [Read more...] about Will you still need a college education in 2040?
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The target customer isn’t just vegans or vegetarians, but flexitarians—people who might eat meat but would like to cut back on how much they consume. As a recent Kroger study found, 93% of people who bought Beyond Burger had other animal proteins in their cart. And for KFC, which has has been posting solid revenue and profits, though failing to have its Popeyes Chicken Sandwich moment, the product offers the opportunity to bring in a new, younger audience. … [Read more...] about KFC’s Beyond Meat chicken is a damn miracle
The numbers: 5,970 confirmed cases in China, with 132 deaths; as many as 10,000 more cases are suspected in China, where there is a shortage of test kits. Another 87 cases have cropped up in 17 other countries, including at least 5 in the U.S. Airlines have stopped China flights. British Airways ceased all flights to China, on the recommendation of Britain’s foreign office. Air Asia has also suspended China flights. Other airlines have reduced flights, including United, Lion Air, Air Seoul, Finnair, Air Canada, Cathay Pacific, and Jetstar Air. Americans evacuated. A plane of 201 Americans, mostly consulate workers, evacuated from Wuhan. The plane refueled in Anchorage, and will land at March Air Reserve Base in California, where passengers will be quarantined. Starbucks closes half of China stores. Starbucks is “monitoring” the situation, which they expect to be temporary. Epidemiologists are still waiting for more information. Incubation period? Rate of … [Read more...] about China Coronavirus update: Flights canceled, death toll, and how it compares to the flu