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What’s Next on a Random Walk Down Facebook Lane

by Francis G. Coleman, Executive Vice President, CBIS
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“Sometimes data behaves unethically…an algorithm that draws its lessons from the present reality can’t be counted on to improve the course of the future on its own.”  – Antonio Garcia-Martinez, a former Facebook employee

We have officially entered the twilight zone.

As we have been speeding quickly along the information highway, enjoying our newfound access to information at breakneck speed and sometime encountering some speed bumps, never was it anticipated that humanity would get in the way.

Employers Recognized for Giving Employees Foster Parent Benefits

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When a child is taken from an unsafe environment and placed in foster care, the clock is ticking to find them a safe home to stay in. Foster parents are required within days to be sure that the children placed with them are in school and taken to the doctor. Setting up these appointments and planning to care for a child takes time.

Watch National Geographic’s Coal Industry Documentary for Free Until July 3

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From June 26 until July 3, audiences can watch From the AshesNational Geographic’s new feature documentary about the coal industry, for free on YouTube

Why Millennial Moms Deserve a Pat on the Back

By Jessica Filante, Area Manager, Public Affairs, AT&T
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It’s 2 am. I’m lying on the floor of my son’s room for the third night in a row. I’m pretty sure I’m doing a terrible job as a mother since I’m not letting him “cry it out” like all the sleep books instructed.  To make myself feel better, I pick up my phone and post an angelic picture of my son on Facebook.  With each notification of activity on my post, I am lulled into a state of contentment.  Perhaps I am a great mom after all… 

Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal, Talks with Facebook's Michelle Klein on #LeadershipLive

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Dan Schulman sat down for a Facebook Live video with Michelle Klein, Marketing Director at Facebook, to share his advice for young leaders. Check out the video here and follow PayPal on Facebook.

California Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women Technology, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting the technology industry.

“The 2017 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology highlights the most extraordinary female leaders in the industry,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chair of the National Diversity Council. “We are honored to recognize such distinguished women dedicated to continuous success in this rapidly growing field.”

Harnessing Online Networks to Improve Patient Care

Many people share personal information on social media – including their experiences of using medicines. This is valuable data that can help us improve patient care.
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Our pharmacovigilance centre of excellence collects publically available data from social media and filters out unrelated information and anything that would infringe patient privacy. The Centre’s analysis is helping us to understand the benefits of our products, alert us to unexpected adverse effects, and evaluate the misuse of drugs.

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