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Does Your Language Help You Save Money

22 Mar 2013 / in Blog, Europe, Finance, Money, Politics, Posts, TED, Video

Link to TED What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” — correlate strongly with high savings rates. Read more about Chen’s explorations Keith Chen’s new research suggests […]

Well, These New Zuckerberg IMs Won’t Help Facebook’s Privacy Problems

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his company are suddenly facing a big new round of scrutiny and criticism about their cavalier attitude toward user privacy. An early instant messenger exchange Mark had with a college friend won’t help put these concerns to rest.  According to SAI sources, the following exchange is between a 19-year-old Mark […]