Companies could soon tailor what they try to sell you based on the mood conveyed by the sound of your voice.
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Marketers will soon be able to use AI-assisted vocal analysis to gain insights into shoppers’ inclinations – without people knowing what they’re revealing or how that information is being interpreted.
Eligibility requirements for free college programs can hinder some students.
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Not all free college programs are the same. New research finds that eligibility requirements and other features influence outcomes.
COVID-19 has exacerbated an already precarious food situation.
African countries need multi-sectoral approaches to tackle food insecurity.
A Feed Your City volunteer bundling food to be given away in Atlanta on Sept. 19, 2020.
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Two scholars have found links between generosity and physical attractiveness.
Employees work on the production line of chloroquine phosphate, resumed after a 15-year break, in a pharmaceutical company in Nantong city in east China’s Jiangsu province Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.
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To battle the coronavirus, strong regulatory protection from the FDA is essential.
Students who rely heavily on financial aid tend to be concentrated in non-selective colleges, new research shows.
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New research shows that low-income students who qualify for the federal Pell Grant tend to go to non-selective colleges – and why that hurts their chances of graduation.
For years, Craigslist operated out of an old Victorian house in San Francisco, before moving out in 2010.
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Remember when websites didn’t rely on user data for profit margins, when values like anonymity and transparency were celebrated?
Los movimientos de las manos ante la publicidad están impulsados por la atracción hacia rostros bellos, pero se ven mucho menos afectados por los rostros “promedio” o poco atractivos.
Monkeys frescoes in Akrotiri.
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Ancient frescoes suggest Europe and south Asia had trade links as long as 3,600 years ago.
Communities across the U.S. are taking network construction into their own hands.
A recent federal court ruling lets big telecom companies censor the internet in ways that boost their own profits – but also allows local and state governments to outlaw censorship if they wish.
Working in college helps pay the bills, but working too many hours can bring some ill effects, research shows.
Working in college may help students pay the bills, but putting in long hours can come at a cost, research shows. A scholar discusses what college students should consider before taking a job.
More Americans say they now avoid the news altogether.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
China is the NBA’s second-biggest market.
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The National Basketball Association’s difficulty dealing with a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters shows the challenges of having values and expanding into new markets.
Protesters showed up at the University of Utah in 2017 during an appearance by Ben Shapiro, the former editor of the alt-right publication Breitbart.
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Inclusive freedom reflects university values in protecting free thought, inquiry and expression, while protecting the dignity of all students and faculty by allowing them to equally contribute.
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Gandhi, de cuyo nacimiento se cumplen ahora 150 años, es conocido por expulsar a los británicos de la India y por inspirar a personajes como King y Mandela, pero también escribió mucho sobre el comportamiento de los buenos líderes empresariales.
Gandhi had a lot to say about how business leaders should behave.
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Although Gandhi is best known for expelling the British from India and inspiring the likes of King and Mandela, he also wrote a lot about the behavior of good business leaders.
Are you trapped in an echo chamber?
When the organization of a social network impacts political discussion on a large scale, the consequences can be enormous.
What goes into all for one and one for all?
Where do the cooperative skills that hold together human societies come from and why don’t our selfish instincts overwhelm them? Evolutionary game theory suggests that empathy is a crucial contributor.
New research uncovers problems with a ‘calculator’ that colleges must put online to make it easier for prospective students to understand the cost of college.
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While net price calculators are meant to help students figure out how much a particular college will cost, a new study reveals that many colleges’ calculators distort the true cost of attendance.
Using blockchain technology can feel like falling and hoping someone will catch you.
Blockchain technology was supposed to make trust unnecessary – but that turns out not to be true. Most people will want laws and regulations to help make blockchain-based systems trustworthy.