Now in a new Nike ad, James delivers a pep talk to the world, using that comeback and similar against-all-odds battles of such stars as Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, and the New England Patriots’ 2017 Super Bowl win as an analogy for how the world is dealing with the pandemic. This is a tough time, and it’s very easy to feel beat down. … [Read more...] about Hear LeBron James and Nike’s pep talk to motivate you for a sports-like comeback
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2003 Parker okays work on Nike Free, which simulates barefoot running.LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Serena Williams. … [Read more...] about A 31-Year Look at Mark Parker’s Nike Career
There is a big risk in losing the small gains we’ve made. For the last seven years, those with an eye on diversity in tech have watched every spring for tech companies to release their diversity numbers detailing how many employees in marginalized groups—people of color, LGBTQ, differently abled—make up the percentage of their workforce. For the last two years, several of these companies haven’t even bothered to release statistics, and it’s more of a long shot this year. … [Read more...] about Why diversity efforts might be the next COVID-19 casualty
Most financial engineers believe that it’s impossible for a machine, left to its own devices, to beat the stock market. The data is too noisy, too random to be predictable. Observable trading records are limited to the past hundred years, and the law of averages is relentless. Any signal that is obvious enough to exploit absent inside information—barrels of oil priced nearly free, for example—will quickly be discovered and eliminated by competitors. While some quantitative hedge funds use algorithms to make high-frequency trades, they must frequently be reprogrammed and refined. … [Read more...] about Can an artificial intelligence learn to beat the stock market?
Now, due to the availability heuristic, it seems much more plausible that a reserve of savings will come in handy. Before the coronavirus, we may have fallen prey to optimism bias, by assuming other people would experience a negative financial shock—not us. Now, we deeply understand a financial shock is not only possible, but it could happen to us. … [Read more...] about Why we make better money decisions during a crisis