Marshall Kirkpatrick's Top Stories

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  1. Ellen Pao and the Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove
    Ellen Pao walks to a courtroom in San Francisco Superior Court in San Francisco, California March 2, 2015. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Corbis It happens all the time when my husband and I are at work events together. Cocktail Party Guy asks my...
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  2. Arrested for same crime, in newspaper white suspects get yearbook photos, black suspects get mugshots
    Rafi of the blog So Let’s Talk About It recently made a startling discovery about subtle racial biases. Earlier this month the Iowa newspaper The Gazette posted two stories about local burglaries written by the same author and published within one...
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  3. IBM Big Data and Analytics
    As much as 90 percent of all data generated by devices such as smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances is never analyzed or acted on. Learn how you can derive deep business insight from the Internet of Things (IoT)- an integrated...
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  4. Facebook tracks all visitors, breaching EU law: report
    Facebook tracks the web browsing of everyone who visits a page on its site even if the user does not have an account or has explicitly opted out of tracking in the EU, extensive research commissioned by the Belgian data protection agency has...
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  5. Access denied: Reporters say federal officials, data increasingly off limits
    Stacey Singer, a health reporter for the Palm Beach Post in Florida, was perusing a medical journal in 2012 when she came across something startling: a federal epidemiologist’s report about a tuberculosis outbreak in the Jacksonville area. Singer...
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