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Q&A with Cory Hrncirik, Microsoft's Modern Finance project lead, on flattening the company's finance head count with AI and data lakes, using Excel, and more (Nina Trentmann/Wall Street Journal)

Q&A with Cory Hrncirik, Microsoft's Modern Finance project lead, on flattening the company's finance head count with AI and data lakes, using Excel, and more (Nina Trentmann/Wall Street Journal)

Nina Trentmann / Wall Street Journal: Q&A with Cory Hrncirik, Microsoft’s Modern Finance project lead, on flattening the company’s finance head count with AI and data lakes, using Excel, and more  —  The new tools help automate tasks.  But ‘we love Excel,’ says Cory Hrncirik, who leads Microsoft’s Modern Finance …

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A profile of Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive, which marked its 25th anniversary earlier this year and is now home to over 70 PB of data (Joel Khalili/TechRadar)

A profile of Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive, which marked its 25th anniversary earlier this year and is now home to over 70 PB of data (Joel Khalili/TechRadar)

Joel Khalili / TechRadar: A profile of Brewster Kahle and the Internet Archive, which marked its 25th anniversary earlier this year and is now home to over 70 PB of data  —  Meet Brewster Kahle, the internet’s chief librarian  —  Audio player loading…  On the same day in 1996, Brewster …

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Bezos' biggest legacy could be "Bezosism", using surveillance, algorithms, and data to supercharge old management systems and squeeze performance out of workers (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Bezos' biggest legacy could be "Bezosism", using surveillance, algorithms, and data to supercharge old management systems and squeeze performance out of workers (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: Bezos’ biggest legacy could be “Bezosism”, using surveillance, algorithms, and data to supercharge old management systems and squeeze performance out of workers  —  The e-commerce giant has supercharged systems of management invented a century ago with surveillance, algorithms and data, leading to a new …

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Gamesight data shows a dip in Twitch viewership on Wednesday, possibly 5%-15%, as some streamers took #ADayOffTwitch to bring awareness to "hate raids" (Ash Parrish/The Verge)

Gamesight data shows a dip in Twitch viewership on Wednesday, possibly 5%-15%, as some streamers took #ADayOffTwitch to bring awareness to "hate raids" (Ash Parrish/The Verge)

Ash Parrish / The Verge: Gamesight data shows a dip in Twitch viewership on Wednesday, possibly 5%-15%, as some streamers took #ADayOffTwitch to bring awareness to “hate raids”  —  It seems as if the Twitch walkout was a success  —  Streamers took a day off Twitch on September 1st to …

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In a first, China defines the "necessary" info that apps can collect from users, closing a "bundled consent" loophole and limiting unauthorized data collection (Xinmei Shen/South China Morning Post)

In a first, China defines the "necessary" info that apps can collect from users, closing a "bundled consent" loophole and limiting unauthorized data collection (Xinmei Shen/South China Morning Post)

Xinmei Shen / South China Morning Post: In a first, China defines the “necessary” info that apps can collect from users, closing a “bundled consent” loophole and limiting unauthorized data collection  —  Users of live-streaming, short video, news, browser and utility apps can access basic services … News Source link

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Study of 130+ facial recognition data sets compiled over 43 years: driven by ML's data needs, researchers gradually abandoned asking for people's consent (Karen Hao/MIT Technology Review)

Study of 130+ facial recognition data sets compiled over 43 years: driven by ML's data needs, researchers gradually abandoned asking for people's consent (Karen Hao/MIT Technology Review)

Karen Hao / MIT Technology Review: Study of 130+ facial recognition data sets compiled over 43 years: driven by ML’s data needs, researchers gradually abandoned asking for people’s consent  —  The largest ever study of facial-recognition data shows how much the rise of deep learning has fueled a loss of …

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