Did my patient die because he stayed in the queue and couldn’t speak up for himself? | Ranjana Srivastava

Politicians stoke fears of ‘queue jumpers’, but refugees deserve the same dignity and agency we all value “Can you help me understand why that man died when you said he wasn’t as sick as your other patients?” The medical student deserves a neat explanation; instead, her innocent question brings my regrets crashing to the surface as I wonder how best

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Lyft To Offer Perks To Promote Driver Loyalty

Ride-hailing company Lyft will offer a slew of perks to its drivers in an effort to encourage them to be more loyal and stop switching to other platforms, according to reports. Lyft, which is expected to soon be a publicly traded company, said it will offer incentives to help drivers economically, such as no-fee bank accounts, debit cards and special

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France, Germany And EU Want China To Play Nice

The European Commission, along with France and Germany, are calling on China to open its domestic market more to foreign companies. According to a report in The Financial Times citing comments the world leaders made after a summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Beijing to provide a “certain amount of reciprocity” to ink a future investment

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Building A Better On-Ramp For Credit Repair

Self Lender Founder James Garvey never thought he would go into financial services, and certainly never thought financial inclusion would become a personal passion. As a software engineer by training, his area of expertise was online direct marketing. Then he decided to go to Argentina with his wife for a few months for their honeymoon, and got a crash course in

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QSRs Get Smarter With The Help Of AI

Back in the day fast food and other QSR operations were not exactly known as centers of cutting-edge technology. Now QSR operations are getting smart, so to speak, via artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The trend is still in its early days — as is the general case with AI deployments in most areas of the digital economy — but evidence of the

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Spotify is personalizing more playlists to individual users

Spotify is starting to algorithmically personalize some of its curated playlists, making a major change to how people discover music on the streaming service. Spotify is already known for having some of the best personalized playlists in the industry, which automatically present songs based on what each listener enjoys. But it’s also known for having excellent human-curated playlists, like RapCaviar,

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Microsoft to hold Surface Hub 2 event on April 17th

Microsoft is planning to hold a special work-focused press event in New York City next month. The software giant has started sending press invites to members of the media today for an event that will take place on April 17th. Microsoft’s event will include Steelcase, the same company that it paired up with to envision a Surface-powered office of the

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