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Tech’s sexist algorithms and how to fix them

By Hannah Kuchler | Financial Times

Are whisks innately womanly? Do grills have girlish associations? A study has revealed how an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm learnt to associate women with pictures of the kitchen, based on a set of photos where the people in the kitchen were more likely to be women. 520 more words


Trump Country

I was a little perturbed today when scrolling through my Twitter timeline. The Financial Times has dubbed the U.S. as Trump Country. What a world we live in! 399 more words

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Exiting the EU impact assessments warn of the true cost of Brexit

The FT reports today that Brexit will hit five sectors hardest in the EU, while in the UK smaller companies and specific regions will be “disproportionately affected.” 282 more words

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Saudi Aramco IPO delayed until 2019: report


© AFP | The initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco may be delay until 2019, according to the Financial Times

LONDON (AFP) – The initial public offering of oil giant Saudi Aramco may be delayed until 2019 at the earliest, the Financial Times reported, citing British officials briefed on the matter.The IPO, potentially the largest stock sale ever, had been scheduled for the second half of 2018, amid efforts to select an international venue for its listing. 306 more words

Labour Party: John McDonnell

The Financial Times have run an interesting article today on the shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell. It’s a good read.


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Memo to the Financial Times: An Internet backlash does not mean a return to local. It means something much darker is brewing.

Journalists are odd creatures. They hold grudges against certain collectives, and then misuse their positions to write articles and column warning people of the dangers — and do not trust alternative sources of information. 529 more words

Alleged Journalism

Trinity Mirror rolls the dice again, will the punch drunk regional press be able to get off the ropes and come out fighting once more to stay aLive?

So big is beautiful then? The unique selling point of most regional newspapers was about their affinity and closeness to the area.

They were small compact units with reporters, subs, advertising reps, and managing directors sitting in the heart of their communities. 1,287 more words