Articles by tag: George Floyd

CrossFit’s CEO Scandal Put the Company and Brand on a Slippery Slope: Business Circle

Powered by RedCircle On June 10th, Greg Glassman stepped down from his position as CEO of CrossFit, and on this segment of Business Casual, Tyler Kern, Taylor Bagley, and Daniel Litwin opine on whether or not this move will be enough to ensure the future of the company as well as many of its affiliate…

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IBM Does an About-Face on Facial Recognition Technology: Business Casual

Powered by RedCircle On this Business Casual snippet, Tyler Kern, Taylor Bagley and Daniel Litwin discuss an announcement made my IBM on June 8th regarding the tech giant’s intention to stop offering facial recognition software for “mass surveillance or racial profiling”. In 2019, a study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that none…

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Business Casual: Signal App Downloads Escalate, Offering Enhanced Protestor Privacy Protection

Spiking in downloads while other “encrypted” messaging platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram stagnate, on this segment of Business Casual, Daniel Litwin, Taylor Bagley and Tyler Kern discuss the unprecedented rise in downloads of the privacy-focused Signal app since the unfortunate and highly-controversial death of George Floyd, a black man who tragically died after a…

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educational inequities
Equitable Funding, Community Involvement, and AI Solutions Can Help Overcome Educational Inequities
June 14, 2024

Educational inequities in the U.S. have reached critical levels, particularly in underfunded and underserved communities. Recent data highlights how learning loss and achievement gaps, exacerbated by the pandemic, disproportionately affect minority and low-income students. For example, during the 2020-2021 school year, Black and Hispanic students experienced lower gains in math and reading compared to…

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food supply
Our DisruptED Food Supply with Cole Mannix at the Old Salt Co-op
June 14, 2024

The global food supply chain is under intense scrutiny, with giant agribusinesses dominating the landscape and creating vulnerabilities in how we grow and distribute food. With concerns over sustainability, ecological impact, and the health implications of our food systems, the need for innovative and regenerative agricultural practices has never been more critical. What does…

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social impact
Boston Medical Center is Leading the Way in Social Impact
June 14, 2024

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is at the forefront of health equity and social impact. Its dedicated focus is on addressing social determinants of health and improving outcomes for underserved communities. This emphasis aligns with current trends in healthcare, where social impact and community engagement are becoming increasingly critical. In this episode of the “Healthcare…

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charging stations
Blink Charging’s CEO Brendan Jones Inspects Charging Stations to Back EV Community Growth in Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2024

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand, ensuring reliable and widespread charging infrastructure is more critical than ever. Brendan Jones, the CEO of Blink Charging, recently highlighted these efforts during a visit to Los Angeles, CA, for a conference. He checked in on Blink charging stations and spoke with customers about their…

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