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Sex Bias in Graduate Admissions: Data from Berkeley | Science

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Sex Bias in Graduate Admissions: Data from Berkeley

P. J. Bickel1, E. A. Hammel1, J. W. O’Connell1

Science 07 Feb 1975:
Vol. 187, Issue 4175, pp. 398-404
DOI: 10.1126/science.187.4175.398

A type of Simpson’s paradox

Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes – The New York Times

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Microchip #Implants for Employees? 1 Company Says Yes Man-machine interface of the future w. serious #privacy issues

β€œOn Aug. 1, employees at Three Square Market, a technology company in Wisconsin, can choose to have a chip the size of a grain of rice injected between their thumb and index finger. Once that is done, any task involving RFID technology β€” swiping into the office building, paying for food in the cafeteria β€” can be accomplished with a wave of the hand.”