Big Tech’s climate plans need to handle business travel and flights

But the problem extends far beyond trying to put privacy mechanisms on top of existing algorithms. Data pipelines have become so complex and impractical that companies may not even know if they are complying with regulations. As Meta engineers put it in a leaked internal document: “We don’t have a sufficient level of control and … Read more

Tech companies offer abortion assistance after Roe v. Wade

“I think it’s very useful to help us understand how people respond to laws like SB 8 or the repeal of Roe v. Wade,” Andersen said. He was referring to SafeGraph data and its use in research measuring the effects of the Texas Senate Bill 8, which bans most abortions after six weeks, and the … Read more

Musk says the Twitter board has almost no stock. Here’s how it compares with Tesla.

Twitter managers are awarded $225,000 in units of restricted stock, plus at least $50,000 in cash, annually. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg font size Elon Musk asked Twitter Board members concurred with shareholders over the weekend, citing most of the board’s small personal stakes in the social media company. The businessman and richest person in the world … Read more

How Covid has changed business travel forever

Zoom meetings have fundamentally changed how and why people start working. Now “entertainment” and “back to base” are buzzwords about corporate travel in the new normal. yFor over two years, Romano Nickerson has been traveling three or more days a week for client meetings and attending four conferences a year. But his road warrior lifestyle … Read more