Systemic risk
In finance, systemic risk is the risk of collapse of an entire financial system or entire market, as opposed to risk associated with any one individual entity, group or component of a system, that can...
Why Does the Media Promote Chaos?
Why does mainstream media portray an unstable and chaotic society? Let's take a look at their tactics
Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain th...
Corker: Dodd-Frank Relief Will Be “Great for Middle America”
February 3, 2017 - During an interview on CNBC, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, discu...
The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the World's Most Secretive Startup
The world's hottest startup isn't located in Silicon Valley–it's in suburban Florida. WIRED explores what Magic Leap's mind-bending technology tells us about...
How the careless errors of credit reporting agencies are ruining people’s lives
Their files are full of obvious mistakes that the companies are in no rush to correct.
American journalism is collapsing before our eyes
Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president. But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete co...
'Pokemon Go' Player Finds Body Near Holocaust Memorial In NH
A "Pokemon Go" player found a body Thursday afternoon in a brook in Nashua, New Hampshire, according to authorities.
June, 24-A Strange Case of Dancing Mania Struck Germany Six Centuries Ago Today
Six-hundred and forty two years ago today, citizens in the German city of Aachen started to pour out of their houses and into the streets where they began to writhe and whirl uncontrollably. This was ...
The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear
Experts in UX, AI, and product design weigh in on the next big modality in computing.
People Trusted This Robot In An Emergency, Even When It Led Them Astray
When it comes robots, humans are perhaps a little too trusting. In a series of experiments at Georgia Tech that simulated a building fire, people ignored emergency exit signs and followed instructions...
Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now Available For Preorder
For a select few lucky developers, it's time to pay up: Microsoft's HoloLens Development Edition is now available for preorder. Developers who applied to be among the first to build holographic apps f...
Can You Solve The '100 Hat Riddle' Used By Google In Job Interviews?
A riddle used during job interviews for Google has proven to be no problem for artificial intelligence.  A team from the University of Oxford, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and Google’s D...
Large-Scale Conspiracies Would Quickly Reveal Themselves, Equations Show
If you’re thinking of creating a massive conspiracy, you may be better scaling back your plans, according to an Oxford University researcher.While we can all keep a secret, a study by Dr David Robert ...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Global systemically important banks
A systemically important financial institution (SIFI) is a bank, insurance company, or other financial institution whose failure might trigger a financial crisis.
As the 2007-2012 global financial...
Systemically important financial market utility
Systemically important financial market utilities (SIFMUs) are entities whose failure or disruption could threaten the stability of the United States financial system. To date eight entities in the U....
Microtask
Microtask is a Finnish technology company founded by Ville Miettinen, Harri Holopainen, Otto Chrons and Panu Wilska in 2009 to create a technology platform for crowdsourcing and distributed work.The c...
Microtask - Wikipedia
Open Content Alliance
The Open Content Alliance (OCA) is a consortium of organizations contributing to a permanent, publicly accessible archive of digitized texts. Its creation was announced in October 2005 by Yahoo!, the...
Open Content Alliance - Wikipedia
1000Memories
1000Memories was a website that lets people organize, share and discover old photos and memories and to set up family trees. It was shut down in late 2013 after an acquisition by Ancestry.com.
The...
1000Memories - Wikipedia
How the careless errors of credit reporting agencies are ruining people’s lives
Their files are full of obvious mistakes that the companies are in no rush to correct.
'Pokemon Go' Player Finds Body Near Holocaust Memorial In NH
A "Pokemon Go" player found a body Thursday afternoon in a brook in Nashua, New Hampshire, according to authorities.
CiteULike
CiteULike is a web service which allows users to save and share citations to academic papers. Based on the principle of social bookmarking, the site works to promote and to develop the sharing of scie...
European Securities and Markets Authority
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is a European Union financial regulatory institution and European Supervisory Authority, located in Paris.ESMA replaced the Committee of European S...
List of virtual communities with more than 100 million users
This is a list of current virtual communities with more than 100 million active users.Note: An "active user" is defined as a user who has interacted with the community in the last 30 days while logged...
Can You Solve The '100 Hat Riddle' Used By Google In Job Interviews?
A riddle used during job interviews for Google has proven to be no problem for artificial intelligence.  A team from the University of Oxford, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and Google’s D...