While it is easy for us to see when the minimum wage goes up, the impact on low wage workers’ non-wage compensation is much less evident.
Creating a long list of ethical dilemmas, Google’s Duplex is a digital assistant that sounds just like a human when scheduling appointments.
Looking at voting preferences, researchers uncovered a surprising change in attitudes about Israeli/Palestinian conflict resolution from new investors.
When China told the WTO it would no longer recycle a lot of the world’s waste, it created a ripple of externalities from Hong Kong to Portland, Oregon.
Governments have begun to provide guidelines about the ethical choices that will be necessary when programming driverless cars.
It makes sense to assume that when the economy is better, we feel better, We should have less illness and live longer. Correspondingly, in a sick economy, we too feel sicker. Not necessarily. A Recession’s Mortality Impact One study of European…
China’s first three five-year plans had no mention of the environment. Then in plans five through nine, there was more. And now, looking at plans 11 to 13, we would see that 5% of all words relate to ecology, energy or the environment. Where are…
Transforming our pizza delivery, our factories, our warehouses and our cars, the many sides of robotics make it our newest frenemy.
A missing Oxford comma became rather expensive when an appellate court used it to interpret Maine’s overtime labor law in favor of a dairy’s drivers.