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Unemployment Driven by Artificial Intelligence can be offset by a tax on profits generated by robots

Scott Cheng and David Ketchum say the Hong Kong government must reckon with the impact of artificial intelligence on human employment. One way to do this would be to amend the tax regime, by taxing profits generated from using robots… 1,151 more words

A Burnout Culture Led to Record Attrition at PwC. So It Changed Its Approach.

To call a company’s culture hardworking or tireless used to be a compliment. It was a sign of business success—a righteous triumph, even—to consistently work long hours. 365 more words


BBC Outlines Plan to Become ‘The Best Place for Women to Work’

The BBC has appointed its Scotland boss, Donalda MacKinnon, to lead a program it said aims to “sweep away any barriers to women progressing, fulfilling their ambitions and reaching the top.” 186 more words


Why the Bitcoin Boom Will End in Tears

During a brief sojourn in the investment world 15 or so years ago, I remember a colleague’s analysis of the then-red hot housing market. “Oh, we know… 824 more words


BBC Proposes New Pay Framework, Says 'No Evidence of Gender Bias' but Issues to Address

A study of pay at the BBC has found “no evidence of gender bias” in determining employee salaries but says that disparities in the pay of men and women at the organization should be addressed. 702 more words


2018 Oscar Blog Special - Part 1

“I think that when statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos.” – Sir Thomas More of A Man for All Seasons (1966 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture)

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After Oscars Mishap, PricewaterhouseCoopers Tightens Envelope Procedures

PricewaterhouseCoopers has unveiled a series of changes for this year’s Academy Awards to avoid a repeat of last year’s epic flub of the best picture winner… 286 more words