Category Archives: Finance & Tech Review

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

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/15/17


 

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.

Have your students (gr. 4-12) play the Stock Market Game to learn about #investing / Council 4 Econ Ed. ow.ly/kqyS30aJOlo

College students become economic forecasters by playing FREDcast for class / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2p3Rmp6

R&D investment is increasingly concentrated in a few top firms. / HBR ow.ly/Qoif30aSc8t

This robot farmer can grow your food for you / WEF wef.ch/2o5jaq1

 Lucid Motors Air Prototype Hits 217 MPH / Clean Technica ow.ly/DOAy30aSbKI

Where your children grow up will impact how much they earn as adults / WEF wef.ch/2p9apKP

Deep in the ocean, evidence that there may be a biosphere even further down than we imagined / Nat Geo goo.gl/6HfcHD

Hallucinogenic commonly drunk in South American religious rituals may help people w/ depression / New Scientist to.pbs.org/2ovDLny

Start-up uses biometrics to tailor music for good night’s sleep / New Scientist bit.ly/2oA8jGo

Here’s why your shoelaces always come undone. / Science News ow.ly/s1Bh30aSb1D

 

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 4/8/17


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.

Ford made a crib to trick your baby to sleep / Mashable on.mash.to/2oS5grh

Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist in Italy / New Scientist newscienti.st/2o75Pxp

Octopus, squid and cuttlefish don’t always follow the rules laid out in their DNA / Science News ow.ly/4lbT30aG9Wz

World’s fastest elevator speeds up to super-high view, super quick / New Atlas newatl.as/2o4XGJG

New computer vision challenge wants to teach robots to see in 3D / New Scientist newscienti.st/2nTHs5p

These universities are poised to overtake Harvard and Cambridge / WEF  wef.ch/2okJSue

This is how much you need to earn to be in the top 1% of every #US state / WEF wef.ch/2p4xMoV

As home equity loans rise, here’s the latest pulse on delinquencies / Housing Wire ow.ly/z06u30aGdCc

American women in the labor force is slipping even as it rises in the rest of developed world. / Richmond Fed ow.ly/pfhO30aFvug

Roots of autocracy / NBER bit.ly/2o6elfS

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 3/25/17


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’s the secret to success? Be nicer to yourself / WEF wef.ch/2ndGqUv

Is R&D Getting Harder, or Are Companies Just Getting Worse At It? / Harvard Biz ow.ly/3sxx30aeOwo

Value of housing market hits 10-year high / Housing Wire  bit.ly/2mZzAxY

The state of women in the credit union movement / CU Journal  ow.ly/KMIa30aeN3w

Per capita auto and student debt rose in fourth quarter of 2016, but at a slower pace / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2n7sB7M

Cancer cells cast a sweet spell on the immune system / Science News ow.ly/bJiW30aeM0H

Science-backed benefits of marine reserves / Pew Environment pew.org/2kwUYhO

Refillable vest offers last-mile wearable transport for clean water / New Atlas newatl.as/2n2pIUX

Drone dogfight event aims to draw out the best drone safety tech / New Atlas newatl.as/2mzAqWJ

Equipping #youth in agriculture with #innovative technologies / SciDev bit.ly/2nkNePm

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

 

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