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Perceived warmth, competence predict callback decisions in meta-analysis of hiring experiments

Perceived warmth and competence predict the influence of race, gender and age on callback decisions, suggesting social perceptions might underlie such hiring bias. The meta-analysis of North American correspondence studies is published July 10, 2024.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

Popular climate assessment method can be enhanced to improve tipping point accuracy

The optimal fingerprinting method (OFM) has been used extensively to detect and attribute the effects of climate change. A recent analysis of the various assumptions used by OFM has revealed several ways the method could be improved to enhance its us.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Women and social exclusion: Research explores the complicated nature of rejection and retaliation

New research from the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) has provided a complicated glance into young women's responses to interpersonal conflict, with retaliation often the answer to rejection and perceived social exclusion by other females......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Storytelling strategies can make communication about science more compelling

As a science communication scholar, I've always supported vaccination and trusted medical experts—and I still do. As a new mom, however, I've been confronting new-to-me emotions and concerns while weighing decisions about my son's health......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Intuit’s AI gamble: Mass layoff of 1,800 paired with hiring spree

Intuit CEO: "Companies that aren’t prepared to take advantage of [AI] will fall behind." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Wednesday, Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi announced in a letter to the company that it would be layi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Can you do better than top-level AI models on these basic vision tests?

Abstract analysis that is trivial for humans often stymies GPT-4o, Gemini, and Sonnet. Enlarge / Whatever you do, don't ask the AI how many horizontal lines are in this image. (credit: Getty Images) In the last couple of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Study: Algorithms used by universities to predict student success may be racially biased

Predictive algorithms commonly used by colleges and universities to determine whether students will be successful may be racially biased against Black and Hispanic students, according to new research published today in AERA Open......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Valuable insights for making the right cybersecurity decisions

This article compiles excerpts from various reports, presenting statistics and insights that could be helpful for CISOs. CISOs becoming more comfortable with risk levels Netskope | The Modern CISO: Bringing Balance | June 2024 Contradicting.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

WhatsApp rolls out feature to give users more context on unknown group chats

Being added to an unknown chat group is certainly unpleasant, and Meta wants its users to know more about these groups. The company announced this week an update for WhatsApp that introduces a feature to help users and give them more context about un.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Perceived warmth, competence predict callback decisions in meta-analysis of hiring experiments

Perceived warmth and competence predict the influence of race, gender and age on callback decisions, suggesting social perceptions might underlie such hiring bias. The meta-analysis of North American correspondence studies is published July 10, 2024.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

New Supreme Court Decisions Jeopardize Efforts to Curb Pollution and Climate Change

Four recent Supreme Court decisions will together make it much harder for the federal government to take action on climate change.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Gen X Faces Higher Cancer Rates Than Any Previous Generation

Researchers are investigating changes in cancer risks among young people as new data predict that rising rates of leading cancers, such as colon cancer, will overtake improvements.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

The Supreme Court’s Contempt for Facts Is a Betrayal of Justice

The Supreme Court majority’s recent decisions about homelessness, public health and regulatory power, among others, undermine the role of evidence, expertise and honesty in American democracy.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

New Antikythera mechanism analysis challenges century-old assumption

Physicists drew on statistical techniques used to analyze gravitational waves. Enlarge / Fragment of the Antikythera mechanism, circa 205 BC, housed in the collection of the National Archaeological Museum, Athens. (credit: Fine A.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Living in America"s wealthiest communities may not make you safer

One of the privileges the wealthiest Americans enjoy is living wherever they want. But new research published in Risk Analysis suggests they should be cautious when choosing their Shangri-La......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

High throughput prediction of sugar beet root weight and sugar content using UAV derived growth dynamics

A research team employed an RGB camera on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to collect time series data on sugar beet canopy coverage and height. This data was used to predict root weight and sugar content with high accuracy. This innovative technique.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

AI analysis of zircons found in Australia suggest earlier start for plate tectonics

An international team of geophysicists has found evidence that the Earth experienced plate tectonics earlier than previously thought. In their study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group analyzed zircons from Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

A once-in-a-lifetime explosion is about to create a "new" star in the sky

Any night now, a "new star" or nova will appear in the night sky. While it won't set the sky ablaze, it's a special opportunity to see a rare event that's usually difficult to predict in advance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

From fields to policy: Conserving China"s agricultural heritage systems

Agricultural heritage systems, the custodians of ancient farming practices, face unprecedented challenges from climate change and urbanization. A recent study presents a detailed geographical analysis coupled with strategic management approaches to c.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024

The Quest 3 has never been cheaper

Meta's offering a Quest 3 for just $25 monthly, and you also get games, so we checked out whether Play now, pay later really is a good deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024

Features of H5N1 influenza viruses in dairy cows may facilitate infection, transmission in mammals

A series of experiments with highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (HPAI H5N1) viruses circulating in infected U.S. dairy cattle found that viruses derived from lactating dairy cattle induced severe disease in mice and ferrets when administered via.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024