In a statement, James said the whole world is fighting for something bigger than a championship right now. “People are struggling and this continues to be an incredibly difficult time,” said James. “For me, thinking forward to a time when we’ll be able to play again, it keeps me going. Even if basketball looks different for a while, I’m excited about the possibility of getting back in the game because I know how inspiring and powerful sports can be. I think the lessons we learn from sport can inspire us all.” … [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
Leaders should factor D&I into layoff decisions When conducting layoffs, be mindful of diversity and disparate impact among your populations. The first thing you should acknowledge? Due to historical and systemic issues, certain demographics are being hit harder by the pandemic than others—primarily the elderly, black and brown, and those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and immune disease, which hit those populations hard. To be clear, those aren’t relics of just racial discrimination, but also have ramifications for those in lower-income communities, including rural areas. … [Read more...] about Why diversity efforts might be the next COVID-19 casualty
Finally, on the first day of June 2015, Glickman flipped on his AI and let it run a full day of calculations. He had hoped he would be able to predict how the S&P 500 would trade the next day, but wasn’t entirely sure how the AI would reach its conclusion. The trouble with most deep learning models and neural networks is what computer scientists call the “black box” problem: machine intelligence bears little resemblance to human cognition, involving millions or even billions of calculations that can make it practically impossible to understand how an AI arrives at any particular decision. … [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