For most of us, 2020 can’t be over soon enough. The slowdown, a ‘disappointing’ budget and the biggest of all the-- coronavirus outbreak, the year seems to be piling misery every step of the way. The economic devastation brought by the virus is unmatched and has created an environment of uncertainty, where caution is the watchword. But, not for these new-age investors. … [Read more...] about No loss is big! India’s new breed of ‘Robinhood’ traders light up D-St in 2020
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Why does it matter if people are overweight? Because obesity is linked with all sorts of medical problems, not to mention spiraling health care costs. “If we fail to change the course of the nation’s obesity epidemic, the current generation of young people may be the first in American history to live shorter, less healthy lives than their parents,” the report points out. … [Read more...] about America’s Ever-Expanding Waistline: Mapping Obesity Gains Across The States
Since announcing the NSFW ban, Tumblr and its parent company Verizon have faced harsh criticism for the performance of its image recognition algorithms. Not for banned content but false positives–overzealously flagging things like a melon, raw chicken, or bulbous rocks as forbidden content (at least into January, according to a CNN report). But it appears that the company also has an epidemic of false negatives–allowing an abundance of porn to slide through on an hourly basis. … [Read more...] about Seven weeks after NSFW ban, Tumblr still bulges with porn
Take a look at these maps. They show life expectancy in 10 U.S. cities. You can quickly see how different places have different outcomes–up to 20 years in places like Richmond, Virginia. For example, in Chicago, 16 years separate the upmarket Loop area from Washington Park, on the South side. In Atlanta, there’s a 12-year gap between Buckhead and Northwestern. … [Read more...] about 10 Maps That Show The Enormous Health Differences In U.S. Cities
Of course, before getting too excited about the potential for such a partnership, it’s important to note that it’s not uncommon for a startup, especially one that’s growing at as fast a clip as Pinterest, to take all kinds of meetings, as a spokesperson for Pinterest was quick to point out. “Pinners get a lot of benefit from the content shared by businesses such as retailers, brands, and media companies,” the spokesperson said. “We’ve started some outreach to these businesses that are active on Pinterest or ones that are seeing a lot of user engagement. Certainly, that includes some TV networks or programs but, at this point, it has more to do with the relevance of their web content to topics that are popular on Pinterest than anything else.” … [Read more...] about Why Is Pinterest Poking Around In TV Land?