Stanford Law School: Stanford Law School Launches COVID-19 Memo Database in Collaboration with Cornerstone Research

Stanford Law School: Stanford Law School Launches COVID-19 Memo Database in Collaboration with Cornerstone Research. “Stanford Law School today announced the launch of its COVID-19 Memo Database, developed and maintained by the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University and Cornerstone Research. The database provides searchable access to approximately 4,000 memoranda covering legal, regulatory, accounting, and governance issues raised by the current corona virus crisis.”

JCK: New Website Rates Corporations’ Ethics During Coronavirus Pandemic

JCK: New Website Rates Corporations’ Ethics During Coronavirus Pandemic. “The site has a single purpose—assigning ratings to companies (Target, General Electric, etc.), celebs and influencers (Gal Gadot, Andrew Yang), and corporate titans (Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates) during the COVID-19 crisis by taking into account a wide range of do-goodery and bad behaviors.”

Inside Indiana Business: Powderkeg Launches Culture Directory

Inside Indiana Business: Powderkeg Launches Culture Directory. ” Indianapolis-based tech networking platform Powderkeg has launched a new tool it says will showcase tech companies through their culture. The company says the Culture Directory, which currently features more than 300 tech firms, allows tech professionals to learn about company cultures. At launch, the directory includes companies in the Indianapolis area. However, Powderkeg says the directory will expand in 2020 with new features and locations, including Denver, Charlotte, Raleigh, Minneapolis and Pittsburgh.”

TechCrunch: The Org nabs $8.5M led by Founders Fund to build a global database of company org charts

TechCrunch: The Org nabs $8.5M led by Founders Fund to build a global database of company org charts. “Now, a startup called The Org is hoping to take on LinkedIn… with an ambitious idea: to build a database (currently free to use) of organizational charts for every leading company, and potentially any company in the world, and then add features after that, such as job advertising — for example organizations looking to hire people where there are obvious gaps in their org charts.”

Business Insider: Clearview AI, the controversial company building a searchable database of peoples’ faces, is reportedly planning a ‘rapid international expansion’ that includes countries with documented human rights abuses

Business Insider: Clearview AI, the controversial company building a searchable database of peoples’ faces, is reportedly planning a ‘rapid international expansion’ that includes countries with documented human rights abuses . “Clearview AI mostly operated in the shadows until its existence was first reported by The New York Times last month. The company has scraped billions of images from Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and other platforms in order to build a tool for police to identify people based on a single image of their face, raising concerns about privacy.”

BBC: Would you follow this man on Instagram?

BBC: Would you follow this man on Instagram?. “Once the preserve of young people posting pictures of their lunch, Instagram is becoming part of the the corporate world’s marketing machine. The app was where many of us turned to escape thoughts of work. Now it’s where your company can boast about all the good deeds it does in the community, or where the boss can voice concerns over their employees’ mental health.”

The Verge: US announces AI software export restrictions

The Verge: US announces AI software export restrictions. “The US will impose new restrictions on the export of certain AI programs overseas, including to rival China. The ban, which comes into force on Monday, is the first to be applied under a 2018 law known as the Export Control Reform Act or ECRA.”