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Myths of the 1 Percent: What Puts People at the Top - The New York Times
Not international trade (which is correlated with INCREASED income equality)
Not the rise of information technology
Not Unions
Not immigration

"So What’s Going On?

Almost all of the growth in top American earners has come from just three economic sectors: professional services, finance and insurance, and health care, groups that tend to benefit from regulatory barriers that shelter them from competition.

The groups that have contributed the most people to the 1 percent since 1980 are: physicians; executives, managers, sales supervisors, and analysts working in the financial sectors; and professional and legal service industry executives, managers, lawyers, consultants and sales representatives.

Without changes in these largely domestic services industries — finance, health care, the law — the United States would look like Canada or Germany in terms of its top income shares.

The United States also stands out in terms of how much money its elite professionals earn relative to the median worker. Workers at the 90th percentile of the income distribution for professionals make 3.5 times the earnings of the typical (median) worker in all occupations in the United States. Only Mexico and Israel, which have very high inequality, compensate professionals so disproportionately. In Switzerland, the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark, the ratio is about 2 to 1."
wealth-income-distribution  analysis  counterintuitive 
yesterday by daguti
Your company's Slack is probably sexist — Quartz at Work
In general, Herring found, the women cared about politeness far more than men did. “What men really value, according to the study, is [not being] censored,” says Herring. “They perceive even politeness norms as a kind of censorship.”
sexism  text  analysis  gender  SocialMedia 
yesterday by miaridge
BussetiOsbandWong-DeepLearningForTimeSeriesModeling.pdf
Using data from
the Kaggle competition “Global Energy Forecasting Competition
2012 - Load Forecasting” [3] we sought to use deep
learning architectures to predict energy loads across different
network grid areas, using only time and temperature data.
data  analysis 
yesterday by jvangorp
TreeSheets
The ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases.

Suitable for any kind of data organization, such as Todo lists, calendars, project management, brainstorming, organizing ideas, planning, requirements gathering, presentation of information, etc.

It's like a spreadsheet, immediately familiar, but much more suitable for complex data because it's hierarchical.
It's like a mind mapper, but more organized and compact.
It's like an outliner, but in more than one dimension.
It's like a text editor, but with structure.
hierarchical  spreadsheet  data  analysis  editor  programming  gui  interface  mindmap  tree 
yesterday by sherbondy
Uwazi by @HURIDOCS
Uwazi is a free, open-source solution for organising, analysing and publishing your documents.
Open_Data  OpenSource  analysis  Platforms 
yesterday by aiefel
DalmatinerDB
Time Series database, forked/improved on Riak core, uses PostgreSQL for metadata, has some features that benefit from a ZFS storage engine.
DalmatinerDB  TSDB  time  series  database  opensource  Riak  PostgreSQL  ZFS  metrics  analytics  distributed  grafana  analysis 
yesterday by asteroza
WPP stalls supplier payments 'to boost year-end results' - DecisionMarketing
An internal email leaked to the newspaper read: “Cash balances are one of the most important indicators there are of the health of a business and so every year WPP looks to maximise its cash position reported in the year-end accounts.” It went on to ask for help chasing cash owed to WPP and “slowing down payments to our creditors”. - I wonder if they are slowing down the paying of staff OOPs?
wpp  business  analysis  totwitter 
yesterday by renaissancechambara
Scoop Markets
Stream of tweets matching specific hashtags and keywords
twitter  tweet  analysis 
2 days ago by thomasn

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