Category Archives: Finance & Tech Review

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

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 3/18/17


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.

What might an aging population mean for wealth inequality? / St. Louis Fed  bit.ly/2mDC6wG

The benefits of being bilingual – it’s more than just useful / WEF  wef.ch/2mBM2rd

Over the past year, average student loan debt in the 10th District has increased 6% / KC Fed ow.ly/yAqI308T1px

Simple living and conscious buying come with the territory for tiny home owners. / Practical Money pmsfl.us/2nnUfQS

If the housing bubble bursts, is the #US ready? / WEF wef.ch/2m0T9dq

Is it time to rethink gravity? / New Scientist ow.ly/LFXO309VNmf

The brain needs a moment to move on from mistakes. / Science News  ow.ly/1z8y309Wqcr

7 tips for developing a powerful data disaster plan / NetworkWorld  ow.ly/6TNg309WnU8

TRAPPIST-1 worlds are close enough for life to hop between them / New Scientist  bit.ly/2mJzE6g

DYK? More than 40,000 schools across the U.S. participate in #FarmtoSchool programs. / USDA ow.ly/6WCe309Rjwr

 

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 3/11/17


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.

US Army fires 3D-printed grenade launcher / New Atlas newatl.as/2n9wiMY

Green thinking in the era of Trump / New Scientist bit.ly/2lOfr23

5 studies shaping policy to protect the #highseas / Pew Environment  pew.org/2m5bkOZ

Newer car tech opens doors to CIA attacks / CSOonline ow.ly/sGh4309OvD2

Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed / New Atlas newatl.as/2n7nwPt

School lunch quality and academic performance / NBER http://bit.ly/2n8kISb

Which universities have produced the most ‘unicorn’ founders? / WEF http://wef.ch/2niK24f

10 books that inspired the world’s top start-up investors / WEF http://wef.ch/2na0x38

On farms & in labs, women around the world are making agriculture more resilient. / World Bank http://wrld.bg/jLnS309FyIH

The people who prepare for these changes will be well placed to thrive in emerging financial system. / Harvard Biz http://ow.ly/nKG6309OzjH

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 3/4/17


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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.

These are the 22 best universities in emerging economies / WEF wef.ch/2lCMeSB

Why college doesn’t help more in closing racial and ethnic wealth gaps / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2kz2sf6

This enormous solar power plant just became the biggest in the world / WEF wef.ch/2mdBq1y

You knew millennials were worse off than their parents, but this is how bad it is / WEF wef.ch/2mvIMLw

15 of the CIA’s most intriguing declassified maps / WEF wef.ch/2mdRxMl

Portable 3D printer builds a tiny house for a tiny price / New Atlas newatl.as/2mVpEpG

Astronomer and photographer Zoltan Levay makes distant galaxies beautiful. / Science News  ow.ly/s7zJ309yHRF

Trump announces budget cuts that may give China tech leadership / Computerworld ow.ly/Svss309AnxS

 Apple forfeits teachers’ pet rep as U.S. share sinks / CIO ow.ly/M5uC309AnoX

Advances in coral restoration hold promise for protecting coasts—and economies / Pew Trusts ow.ly/LHUX309Ansk

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/25/17


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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.

How can #Kenya achieve a sustainable urban future? Video blog / World Bank wrld.bg/zBAq309gUVc

Large gaps exist between the homeownership rates of white households and minority households / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2liGksY

More than half of #Uganda’s adults now has access to an account at a formal financial institution. / World Bank ow.ly/59ET309lR5F

You can now take a course at the world’s best universities for free. Here’s how that happened / WEF wef.ch/2ktwNAt

Queens in New York has more languages than anywhere in the world / WEF wef.ch/2lA8jEU

Agricultural robot scrutinizes plants so that we don’t have to / New Atlas newatl.as/2kVnJVw

Inside the U.S.’s Only Ocean Exploration Ship / Scientific American ow.ly/VFEX309lPP3

How #bigdata is changing the nature of policing from reactive to proactive / Networkworld ow.ly/TvcW309lPky

#Fraud rises as cybercriminals flock to online lenders / Networkworld ow.ly/w7eN309lP8s

Scientists discovering new coral communities in the Gulf, but they’re already under threat / Pew Environment ow.ly/BX5m309lOYy

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/18/17


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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.

Nearly half of current jobs could be automated by 2055, according to a new report / WEF wef.ch/2k6MGrw

Individuals tend to invest in assets that have recently done well. What about institutions? / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2lnjyAT

Coping with the loss of a spouse? Avoid these mistakes & manage your money through your grief. / FINRA ow.ly/CKeu3094YD3

Want to give your brain a boost? Running may be the answer / WEF wef.ch/2lnje5Z

Here’s why we’re happier as we get older / WEF wef.ch/2kREFv8

Massachusetts Lawmakers Propose Goal of 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050 / Renewable Cities buff.ly/2lYSHrZ

Here’s how the US government can bolster cybersecurity / CIOonline ow.ly/9KfO3097BUg

Once, up to 60 million buffalo roamed US. Yellowstone now holds 5000 – and some say it’s too many / New Scientist bit.ly/2kGqrsW

Microsoft app helps people with ALS speak using just their eyes / New Scientist bit.ly/2kHICOS

70% Of Trump Voters Want Clean Energy To Make America Great Again / Clean Technica ow.ly/Fnf33097BzC