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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

 

 

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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 – 12/17/16


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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.

US investors took a 10-question investor literacy quiz answered only 4.4 questions right.FINRAFoundation bit.ly/2h5fujI

The top origin nations and destinations for immigrants coming to the U.S. l stlouisfed bit.ly/2hxwVN2

What is behavioural science, and how is it going to change your life? l wef wef.ch/2hoBhCG
Where will our energy come from in 2030, and how green will it be? l wef wef.ch/2geP7qp
Educators, join us Jan. 12 for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s first town hall for teachersstlouisfed bit.ly/2gOZ9SA
The element hadn’t been found on Mars yet, and it could mean a lot for its habitability l ScienceNews goo.gl/BMMBcr
3D printed models help mend broken heartsnwtls newatl.as/2gQTgUU
4 historic security events of 2016 and what they teach us [Infographic] l CIOonline ow.ly/y3pg307b40S
Scientists won’t stop discovering stuff, no matter what l newscientist bit.ly/2hq4ArM

HBCU Money™ Dozen 11/23 – 11/27


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Developers are trying to teach Apple Pencil new tricks l Macworld http://dlvr.it/CqkTNM

Giant sea worms the size of whales? What else will we discover in the ocean? l XPrize http://ow.ly/V2lco

How an ocean-health report card helps better manage fish l Pew Environment http://pew.org/1NM4v75

3D printing can recreate your vascular system for pre-op practice l CIOonline http://trib.al/SnOAi40

U.S. farm sector profitability expected to weaken in 2015 l USDA http://go.usa.gov/cjEsG

The Autowende Is Here: Electric Cars Are The Next Trillion Dollar Industry l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/CqgsMq

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Lack of legal ID often sidelines #women from electoral processes l World Bank http://wrld.bg/UTRAi

How high can the #US minimum wage go? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1HjPBs7

Loan Growth is Up, So Why Is Profitability Down? l CU Journal http://bit.ly/1XoYVwu

[Chart] Is there a housing bubble brewing on the West Coast? l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1lHWOrX

How is politics affected by financial crises? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1YrRsiM

Household Debt & Credit Report now includes 2 charts showing auto loan originations by credit score l NY Fed http://nyfed.org/1HbhOBi

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.