May 1, 2018
Brooklyn Art Library
28 Front Street
Brooklyn NY 11211
Subway: L to Lorimer
Algorithms should not be allowed to fail quietly. Promises of a better future need to be accompanied, or preceded, by promises of better algorithmic recipes.
A rare peek at the solitary life of a lighthouse keeper, whose work will soon be completely replaced by automation.
Corporations, non-profits, governments, universities and even preschools test, score and hire the best. This all but guarantees not creating the best team.
Financial markets are more vulnerable than ever to another fast, unexpected, quant-driven fluctuation.
Ben LeBlanc had the MBA, the international experience, and the big firm clout. But when he took stock of his career ambitions, he realized it was time to trade the cush for the couche couche.
Coyotes can change the world. Coyotes WILL change the world. But not if they misplay the meta-game. Not if they hang out with raccoons.
For technology to keep up, it has to think like a person again.
Carlota Perez has inspired students of economic theory—and a who’s-who of venture capitalists—to consider where today’s innovation sits in the context of what she calls a “a great surge.”
Hacking Finance is open to story ideas from anyone interested in the transformation of financial services. You don’t have to work in fintech, at a startup or at a big bank to care about the future of finance.
For Arlan Hamilton, one of the country’s few Black gay female VCs, Silicon Valley is on the edge of a revolution.
For most people, finance is at best something to be tolerated, endured. Avoided when possible.
It’s hard to believe, but the solution to the free-for-all of the internet really is by invitation only.