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New metric for finding the scariest intersections in a city

When city officials and city planners measure street safety, they usually do so by counting the number of crashes: how many times a driver has hit another driver or hit a pedestrian crossing the road at that intersection particular? AT Megan Ryerson, a transportation engineer and urban planner at the University of Pennsylvania, this view […]

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Reliability of the researcher metric, the h index is declining | News

Evolving paternity patterns mean the h-index is no longer an effective way to gauge a scientist’s impact, according to a new study by data scientists at tech giant Intel. First created in 2005 by American physicist Jorge Hirsch, the h index is a measure of a researcher’s most cited articles. A scientist with an h […]

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Spotify Stock slips after company misses most important measure

Text size Spotify’s second-quarter revenue exceeded Wall Street estimates. The time of dreams Spotify technology moved closer to profitability in the second trimester and has shown that it can attract big advertising dollars, but the music streaming company has failed to hit the one metric investors are watching more closely: growth in user numbers. That’s […]

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New Quantum Metric Data Reveals Majority of Americans Are Investing More Emotionally in Holiday Season 2021, Boosting Expected Ecommerce Spending

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Despite the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions across the country, e-commerce will remain the primary means for Americans to complete their vacation shopping this year. That’s according to a new 2021 vacation buying behavior survey of Quantum metric, the pioneer in continuous product design (CPD) that […]

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A new metric to design safer streets

A new study published in Analysis and prevention of accidents shows how biometric data can be used to find potentially difficult and dangerous areas of urban infrastructure before an accident occurs. Principal author Megan Ryerson led a team of researchers in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences […]

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New metric to design safer streets – sciencedaily

A new study published in Analysis and prevention of accidents shows how biometric data can be used to find potentially difficult and dangerous areas of urban infrastructure before an accident occurs. Lead author Megan Ryerson led a team of researchers from the Stuart Weitzman School of Design and the School of Engineering and Applied Science […]

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WordPress 5.9 can increase a Core Web Vitals metric by up to 33%

WordPress has published an article in its developer section proposing to refine the default loading behavior of WordPress. Testing revealed that the proposed change improved a Core Web Vitals performance metric by a median average of 7% to 33%. Core Web Vitals improvement proposal in WordPress The proposal states that fine control of the lazy […]

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More and more companies are using DE&I as a measure of executive compensation

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) goals are featured in a growing number of executive compensation programs. But these programs are usually annual bonuses rather than long-term incentives, which reduces their impact. “In the 12-month period to September 30, 2018, 51 S&P 500 companies included a diversity metric in their compensation program,” according to Glass Lewis, […]

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Crowdsourcing, the most important metric in marketing

Almost a week ago, Sangram Vajre, co-founder of Terminus and host of the #FlipMyFunnel podcast, asked a very simple question: “What is the most important metric in marketing?” ” It received over 160 responses and counts, and there was a great consensus behind the income. Other responses included “connecting to your brand and your business” […]

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Launch of the Biodiversity 3.0 metric in a new sustainable development toolbox

Today (Wednesday July 7) Natural England (NE) launched three new tools to help developers measure the net gain in biodiversity and ensure new developments are ‘nature positive’. Where development impacts biodiversity, it will ensure that development is carried out in a way that helps restore any loss of biodiversity and seeks to provide thriving natural […]