Category Archives: Finance & Tech Review

The 12 most important research and central bank articles of the past week.

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/20/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

The world’s most valuable brands in 2017 / WEF wef.ch/2q311Zm

Co-authorship in economic history and economics: are we any different? / NBER bit.ly/2q450EW

Not sleeping? You might be part of a genetic elite / WEF wef.ch/2r3FVec

These are the industries attracting the most venture capital / WEF wef.ch/2q8R3qJ

Want to buy a home at the start of your career? Get one of these 10 college degrees / Housing Wire ow.ly/Zgxu30bSWo8

Our brains prefer invented visual information to the real thing / New Scientist bit.ly/2rmPE2S

LIGO could detect gravitational waves’ permanent space-time warp / New Scientist bit.ly/2r0dW32

Roomba-like tech heads for the garden / New Atlas newatl.as/2qGCNFZ

Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device / CSOonline ow.ly/4r3f30bSW0h

Mercedes-Benz Confirms Electric Citaro Bus Coming Next Year / Clean Technica ow.ly/wuJ130bSWdW

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/13/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

NASA pushes back first Orion manned mission / New Atlas  

How can humans obtain an omega-3-rich human diet from sustainable sources? / Pew Environment http://ow.ly/Td2a30bIqnR

Android smartphones: Which one is right for you? | Computerworld http://ow.ly/C2M330bIqr0

New ransomware Jaff demands $3,700 payments / CIOonline http://ow.ly/85uq30bIqu1

A milestone for computers in China / Futurism http://ow.ly/160030bIqys

How to manage self-motivated and highly intelligent workers / WEF 

Born to lead? The effect of birth order on non-cognitive abilities / NBER  

Why creativity will drive the next industrial revolution / WEF 

Our researcher examines how small banks deal with large shocks, such as natural disasters / Cleveland Fed 

The 21st-century skills every student needs / WEF 

 

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 5/6/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

A low risk, high reward approach to innovation l HBR s.hbr.org/2q84SZi

How far is too far? New evidence on abortion clinic closures, access, and abortions l NBER bit.ly/2ph9mZC

What are 3 unique strategies for unplugging from #work? l Inc. on.inc.com/2qGMfZy

How to Launch a Successful Portfolio Career l HBR ow.ly/ZCgg30btTB9

What will healthcare look like in 2030? l WEF wef.ch/2qDH3po

Ordinary pill bottle has a clever electronic cap l New Atlas newatl.as/2pOSOeE

Are you a #SmallBiz owner innovating green technology? Learn about our #EPAsbir program l EPA epa.gov/sbir

Dutch Transit Agency Hermes Achieves 1,000,000 All-Electric Kilometers l Clean Technica ow.ly/CBSD30btTiq

Mobileye: Mapping Tech To Be Profitable Long Before Self-Driving Vehicles Hit The Road l Clean Technica ow.ly/ASNy30btTfT

Invisibility cloaks, teleporters – impossible things the laws of physics may allow l New Scientist newscienti.st/2pICFHc

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/29/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

10 Google Earth videos that show how much the world has changed l WEF wef.ch/2orszM3

These smart debit card practices could help you keep track of your budget. l Practical Money pmsfl.us/2mRcB80

Parents are 2.5x more likely to google “Is my son gifted?” than “Is my daughter gifted?” l World Bank wrld.bg/pfoC30bgbC1

Switzerland is planning to deliver medical supplies by drone l WEF wef.ch/2q1TRs5

Why our brains are now three and a half times bigger than those of our ancestors l WEF wef.ch/2q9zZk1

Fifty years ago, a historic #balloon launch that changed the way we see the #ozone layer l NOAA go.usa.gov/x5NvA

MIT is working on a fully autonomous robo-builder that designs and prints homes l New Atlas newatl.as/2pFu2hE

 What causes micro cracks that eventually fail wind turbine bearings? l Argonne  bit.ly/2oEMc3e

There’s a lot of mysteries, and surprises, on the seafloor l New Atlas goo.gl/FIkqKv

Liberals are no strangers to confirmation bias after all l New Scientist bit.ly/2oGYubu

 

 

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/22/17


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

The U.S. elections helped push Treasury yields higher. But what else spurred rising rates? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2oPaLc1

Automation has totally eliminated just one career in the last 60 years / WEF wef.ch/2pNdJvu

Help high school students understand financial fundamentals with these lessons / KC Fed ow.ly/mCqM30apHJT

What you need to know about LGBT rights in 11 maps / WEF wef.ch/2puApE5

Large disparities exist in labor market outcomes across age, education, gender, race / KC Fedow.ly/S5IG30b4fcT

MIT selling 8 million coveted IPv4 addresses; Amazon a buyer / NetworkWorld ow.ly/TY3i30b4eSP

Indian Wind Capacity To Double In 5 Years & Will Meet Country’s 60 Gigawatt Target / Clean Technica ow.ly/QKTy30b4eKb

Quickest we could visit another star is 69 years – here’s how / New Scientist bit.ly/2p4nCrt

Wet ‘n’ windy portable turbine spins up battery power off-grid / New Atlas newatl.as/2plcxDi

How transparency and awareness will help stop the flow of illegally caught seafood / Pew Environment pew.org/2n59uOL