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Christina Boodée

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Algorithms Hire Better Than Humans

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Yup, you read that right. A study released last month by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that algorithms make better hiring decisions than humans do. The study, which was conducted by Mitchell Hoffman, Lisa B. Kahn and Danielle Li, observed over 300,000 hires across 15 companies that employ…

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Robot-Human Teamwork: Feasible or Fantasy?

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The topics of robotics and automation technology evoke strong emotions. You’re either pro-robot or pro-human. You’re either enthused by the prospect of making your life easier, and you embrace the positive things that are brought about by technology…or you reject all technology in fear of becoming infected by its 1984-esque…

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The Quest for Work-Life Balance

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Congressman Paul Ryan doesn’t want to be Speaker of the United States House of Representatives unless he can maintain a healthy equilibrium between politics and his personal life. Country Queen Carrie Underwood admits to suffering from “mom guilt” since the birth of her first child this past February. Working men…

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Big Data in Surprising Places

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In a world full of rapid technological advances, “big data” has become quite a buzzword in the technology field. But big data is too complex for most industries—it’s only used by those high-tech companies in Silicon Valley, right? Not quite. Here are four unexpected places that you’ll find big data…

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