A Meditation with George Orwell on Judging the Choices Made by the Poor

The U.S. Census Bureau has just published its annual report with estimates of the U.S. poverty rate (footnotes and references to figures omitted): " The official poverty rate in 2017 was 12.3 percent, down 0.4 percentage points from 12.7 percent in 2016. This is the third consecutive annual decline in poverty. Since 2014, the poverty rate has fallen 2.5 percentage points, from 14.8 percent to 12.3 percent. In 2017, there were 39.7 million people in poverty ..."

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Big, Fat, New Meaning to “Red State”

I have quipped wryly for years that the relentless rise in obesity rates would eventually exhaust Crayola’s supply of colors. That’s because the CDC has long tracked the rising prevalence of obesity by state using color-coded maps of the U.S.

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Internet of Things and Blockchain: Challenges and Risks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem of ever-increasing complexity; it’s the next wave of innovation that will humanize every object in our life, and it is the next level of automation for every object we use. IoT is bringing more and more things into the digital fold every day, which will likely make IoT a multi-trillion dollar industry in the near future.

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All About Machine Learning

As we race ahead into the Digital future, we must know about the driving technologies behind it. The rise and the excitement of technologies are not coming to an end anytime soon. So as a business owner or marketer, it’s important to stay updated about all the technologies that can benefit a business. That brings us to exploring machine learning, advantages of machine learning and how we can use it. While the concept of machine learning has been around for a time, there is still a lack of awareness of what machine learning is.

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How To Drive Results From Your Credit Union Data Analytics

Data analytics is a critical aspect in managing an organization and making better decisions. The current technology has opened up a wide array of possibilities, but how should a company actually use data analytics? In a recent podcast, John Best addresses some of the practical uses for data analytics and gives real life examples of how you can use the technology to enhance your organization from the board room to the call centers.

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