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How Human-Machine Learning Partnerships Can Reduce Unconscious Bias
Machine Learning

How Human-Machine Learning Partnerships Can Reduce Unconscious Bias

The human tendency toward bias is so deeply rooted that companies sincere about not discriminating might need machines to help them.
Brian Uzzi
Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year
Workplace Diversity

Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

Raising the issue of job discrimination usually falls to those who are hurt most. Everybody else wants to change the subject.
Michael Welp
5 Ways to Stop Lazy Thinking and Start Making Better Decisions
Train your brain

5 Ways to Stop Lazy Thinking and Start Making Better Decisions

The brain is wired one way but what life and business demands requires us to do more than just what autopilot can handle.
Theo Tsaousides
Facebook Employees to Undergo Political Bias Training
Facebook

Facebook Employees to Undergo Political Bias Training

Twitter, meanwhile, was criticized last December when it appointed a white man to be its head of diversity.
Facebook Launches Investigation Into Report of Political Bias
investigation

Facebook Launches Investigation Into Report of Political Bias

'If we find anything against our principles, you have my commitment that we will take additional steps to address it,' Mark Zuckerberg says.
After Trending Topics Scandal Breaks, Facebook Says 'Rigorous Guidelines' Exist to Maintain Neutrality
Facebook

After Trending Topics Scandal Breaks, Facebook Says 'Rigorous Guidelines' Exist to Maintain Neutrality

The social media network says no news outlets are prohibited from appearing on its trending topics list.
Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.
Optimism

Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.

Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
Andrew Thomas
Decisions, Decisions...5 Ways to Stop Making Bad Ones in Business
Psychology

Decisions, Decisions...5 Ways to Stop Making Bad Ones in Business

There are certain psychological dispositions in all of us that influence our decisions without our knowing.
Anna Johansson
Why Doesn't the Business World Operate Like the Navy SEAL Team?
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Doesn't the Business World Operate Like the Navy SEAL Team?

Because it doesn't. And you need to recognize that not everything will operate like your biased world either.
Jeff Boss
Entrepreneurs Should Watch Out for Cognitive Biases and the Curse of Knowledge
Trep psychology

Entrepreneurs Should Watch Out for Cognitive Biases and the Curse of Knowledge

Understanding the tricks that the mind plays on you is essential in business.
Yair Harel
Can We Quit With the Stereotypes Already?
Make More Happen

Can We Quit With the Stereotypes Already?

We love to typecast. Yet we don't realize that much of the common wisdom about popular stereotypes is simply false.
Steve Tobak
In the Age of Infinite Information, the Real Skill is Knowing What You Can Trust
Personal Development

In the Age of Infinite Information, the Real Skill is Knowing What You Can Trust

When everyone can get a million hits on Google in a millisecond or watch news 24 hours a day, learning to spot spin and hidden agendas is crucial.
Eddy Ricci
3 Surprising Biases That Could Hold You Back
Growth Strategies

3 Surprising Biases That Could Hold You Back

These factors could be against you when you're trying to get ahead. Here's how to overcome them.
Harrison Monarth