Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about …

Meet the Financial Wizards Working With Occupy Wall Street

Meet the Financial Wizards Working With Occupy Wall Street The bankers, quants, and hedge fund gurus who want to reform our financial system—by helping OWS kick ass. —By Josh Harkinson | Tue Dec. 13, 2011 3:00 AM PST 86 Cathy O’NeilCathy O’Neil, a participant in the Alternative Banking Group Josh …

Teaching Happiness: The Prime Minister of Bhutan Takes on Education

Teaching Happiness: The Prime Minister of Bhutan Takes on Education interviewed by Dahlia Colman With a shift to democracy in 2008, many in Bhutan are worried about the consequences of increasing globalization and modernization. Now, Bhutan?s first prime minister is attempting to radically transform the country?s education system to fight …