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June 1, 2017
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How to Solve More Gun Crimes Without Spending More Money

Simple tweaks to how police process bullet casings could dramatically improve their forensic data.

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Labourers work at a large garment factory | Reuters/Kham
August 10, 2016
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How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.

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March 16, 2016
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The Risk of “Clicky” Content

Scintillating headlines draw readers, but there’s a better way to win audiences.

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October 11, 2016
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Predictive Data Can Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times

Anticipating ER traffic jams before they begin can save lives.
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June 1, 2017
Written

How to Solve More Gun Crimes Without Spending More Money

Simple tweaks to how police process bullet casings could dramatically improve their forensic data.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: AI Is Already Smarter Than We Are

In part two of a three part series, a data scientist explores how artificial intelligence developed a mind of its own.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: Can We Out Evolve Artificial Intelligence?

The human mind will outsmart AI in the end, says Michal Kosinski in the final piece of a three part series.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: The End of Privacy

In part one of a three part series, a Stanford GSB professor discusses a controversial algorithm that knows more about you than your best friend.
March 11, 2017
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Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.
October 31, 2016
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How Big Brands Can Cultivate Ethical Suppliers

To ensure that contract manufacturers act responsibly, employ a mix of strategies — and don’t skimp.
October 11, 2016
Written

Predictive Data Can Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times

Anticipating ER traffic jams before they begin can save lives.
August 10, 2016
Written

How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.
March 18, 2016
Written

How to Fix Overcrowded Jails

Solving the problem means putting convicted felons on the street. A scholar explains why that’s the right move.
March 16, 2016
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The Risk of “Clicky” Content

Scintillating headlines draw readers, but there’s a better way to win audiences.