Credit Scores Could Soon Get Even Creepier and More Biased
Credit scores based on AI and non-traditional data such as your social media profile could usher in a whole new way for banks to discriminate.
Co-Authored Biomedical Papers List Men as First Authors More Frequently Than Women
Even papers that indicated authors had “contributed equally,” male-female listing was statistically more frequent than female-male listing.
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We Spoke to the Melbourne Photographer Caught in the Middle of a Twitter Beef With Danny Brown
Danny Brown didn’t credit a photo, got angry at the response and ended up inviting people to his hotel to ‘pull up’.
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My Attempt to Fix My Terrible Credit
After abusing my credit card, I'm $2,500 in the hole and have a lousy credit score. How can I get my finances back together?
Your Future Credit Score May Depend on Who You Know on Social Media
Hong Kong startup Lenddo wants to give you money in exchange for friendship data.
I Fixed My Credit by Day Drinking
I've put off dealing with my bad credit for years now by ignoring 1-800 numbers and continuing to rack up debt. But then I had a thought: What if I could trick myself into fixing my credit by throwing myself a party?
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Human Capital Contracts Could Revolutionize the Way We Borrow Money
According to their adherents, these contracts represent an end run around the entrenched and often predatory lending structures that had flimflammed so many young people into bankruptcy.
Ripple, a Peer-to-Peer Financing Network, Could Make Bitcoin Great (Or Destroy It)
Until now, one of main flaws of bitcoin is that still relies on centralized exchanges.
The CFPB is Bringing Social Media to the Government to Fight Credit Cards
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, just launched a new consumer complaint site today. The dispinterest wall, is a forum for credit card holders, with what I'd say is a pretty stylish and readable design for a bureaucratic agency. But...