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WHAT JAMES DAMORE GOT WRONG ABOUT GENDER BIAS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

IN AUGUST GOOGLE employee James Damore made the news and even Wikipedia by publishing his speculation that female software engineers are underrepresented due to inherent biological differences. Although he admitted that implicit bias and explicit bias may exist, Damore wrote, “I’m simply stating that the distribution of preferences and abilities of men and women differ in part due to biological causes and that ... Read More »

Everything You Think You Know About AI Is Wrong

Robots are coming for our jobs. Terminators will soon murder us all. There is no escape. Resistance is futile. These doom-laden predictions probably sound familiar to anyone who’s read or seen any movies lately involving artificial intelligence. Sometimes they’re invoked with genuine alarm, as in the case of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warning against the danger of killer automatons. ... Read More »

Cramer: We’re valuing Apple with the wrong number

Apple finally reported earnings on Tuesday, and Jim Cramer heard only one question about the stock — how the heck should it be valued? “That is the conundrum facing Apple, the greatest wealth creator of our generation,” the “Mad Money” host said. This is the same question that analysts are faced with four times a year when they are required ... Read More »

Someone is about to be proven very wrong on Apple

Analysts and traders are extremely far apart on shares of Apple. Over the past six months, shares of the tech giant have fallen more than 25 percent, badly underperforming the S&P 500. And on Tuesday, Apple shares dipped below $96. Meanwhile, analysts’ average price target on shares of the stock is $140, according to data provider FactSet. Some, like Goldman ... Read More »

Investor sentiment sends the wrong message

Turmoil in the markets has investors worried for 2016. But the pain in the downturn could already be behind us, and there could be ways to capitalize. A survey of investors last week showed near-record low confidence in the market over the next six months, a sentiment that seemed vindicated Friday when the S&P 500 fell 2 percent to cap ... Read More »