One of the most startling headlines dominating the news today is that Russia’s government just upped and resigned. That’s not a joke: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his entire cabinet actually upped and quit their posts, reports the BBC. But why? Here are four things you need to know about Russia’s shakeup: … [Read more...] about 4 things to know about Russia’s shakeup
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Overall, no candidate should be thrilled with how people are feeling about politics these days. Sprout Social’s data showed that 57% of the general Twitter chatter around Tuesday’s debate was negative, while only 21% was positive and 22% was unrated. Based on my own (unscientific) review of debate-related headlines over the past two days, I’d say those numbers probably add up. … [Read more...] about Math-obsessed Andrew Yang should be thrilled with these Twitter hashtag numbers
She notes that there are some countries, notably Italy and India, where women are successfully finding their way into technical studies. And women who have gone through schooling are good candidates for retraining. “Once ignited” the passion for learning “doesn’t go away,” Ratcheva says. The World Economic Forum’s IT Skills Initiative, for example, aims to prepare some one billion workers for jobs that are less likely to be eliminated by automation and artificial intelligence. … [Read more...] about The global gender gap is even worse than we thought
“It doesn’t matter—focus on the positive,” Chopra said in an interview with Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “Focus on the change [you] have the ability to make . . . Go to sleep at night knowing that you created a revolution.” … [Read more...] about Priyanka Chopra has the perfect advice for Gen Z activists like Greta Thunberg on dealing with trolls
The benchmark indices might have hit fresh record highs but investor wealth was eroded in the small & midcap space in 2019. The S&P BSE Sensex rose over 14 percent in 2019 while the S&P BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices fell 3 percent and 6.85 percent, respectively, in the same period. … [Read more...] about These 11 small & midcaps fell 30-70% from their 52-week high: time to buy?