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....
Connectionism
Connectionism is a set of approaches in the fields of artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, and philosophy of mind, that models mental or behavioral phenomena...
The Woods (2011 film)
The Woods is a 2011 film written and directed by Matthew Lessner. The script was written by Matthew Lessner with contributing writer Adam Mortemore, and additional dialogue by Toby David and Justin P...
The Woods (2011 film) - Wikipedia
U.S. Charges British Trader With Helping Cause 'Flash Crash'
Alleged market manipulation by a London-based high-frequency trader helped cause the 2010 "Flash Crash" that roiled financial exchanges and severely tested investors' confidence, U.S. authorities said...
BuzzDash
BuzzDash was an Internet web site where members could submit polls and vote on approved polls. Some saw it as a place to perform useful market research, others saw it as a source of entertainment.Buz...
Social translucence
Social translucence is a term that was proposed by Thomas Erickson and Wendy A. Kellogg to refer to "design digital systems that support coherent behavior by making participants and their activities v...
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.
Big Four (audit firms)
The Big Four are the four largest international professional services networks, offering audit, assurance, tax, consulting, advisory, actuarial, corporate finance, and legal services. They handle the ...
Big Four (audit firms) - Wikipedia
'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.