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Debunking Election & Social Media Myths | WIRED

Does fake news spread faster than real news? Are voting booths hack-proof? Sinan Aral is the David Austin professor of management at MIT, Director of MIT’s initiative on the digital economy and the author of the book “The Hype Machine,” which you can check out here: ►► Listen to the Get WIRED podcast ►► Also,…

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Sinan Aral is the David Austin professor of management at MIT, Director of MIT’s initiative on the digital economy and the author of the book “The Hype Machine,” which you can check out here:

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Theranos, whistleblowing and speaking truth to power | Erika Cheung

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In 2014, Erika Cheung made a discovery that would ultimately help bring down her employer, Theranos, as well as its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, who claimed to have invented technology that would transform medicine. The decision to become a whistleblower…

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In 2014, Erika Cheung made a discovery that would ultimately help bring down her employer, Theranos, as well as its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, who claimed to have invented technology that would transform medicine. The decision to become a whistleblower proved a hard lesson in figuring out how to do what’s right in the face of both personal and professional obstacles. With candor and humility, Cheung shares her journey of speaking truth to power — and offers a framework to encourage others to come forward and act in the service of all.

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Wearable Tech to Track Covid Symptoms

Nov.25 — Dr. James Mault, founder and chief executive officer at BioIntelliSense, discusses the company’s technology that detects Covid-19 symptoms on “Bloomberg Technology.”

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New Shopping Behaviors Will Stick, Says Pacvue President

Nov.25 — Melissa Burdick, co-founder and president at Pacvue Inc., looks ahead to Black Friday and Cyber Monday online retail trends on “Bloomberg Technology.”

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Nov.25 — Melissa Burdick, co-founder and president at Pacvue Inc., looks ahead to Black Friday and Cyber Monday online retail trends on “Bloomberg Technology.”

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