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Why is Microsoft’s New Machine Reading Comprehension Dataset a Big Deal?
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Why is Microsoft’s New Machine Reading Comprehension Dataset a Big Deal?

On March 1, 2018, Microsoft released the latest large-scale dataset for machine reading comprehension and question answering. You can access the public dataset, named MS MARCO, at http://www.msmarco.org/. As human beings, we are so habituated to the daily routines of reading, writing, and conversing that we may deem it intuitive to transfer our language understanding…

The U.S. Economy in 2017: Thanks, Obama?
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The U.S. Economy in 2017: Thanks, Obama?

In 2017, the U.S. economy had a solid year. Unemployment fell to a 17-year low, GDP growth picked up, and the stock market reached record highs. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Trump Administration was quick to take credit for these positive developments. “The President’s economic agenda of lower taxes, less regulation, and more opportunity for all is…

King of the Castle
Alumni, Featured, Features, Interview

King of the Castle

Interview with Alan Horn (MBA ’71), Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios Alan Horn (HBS ’71) may be the humblest man in Hollywood. This might not be what you’d expect from one of the most influential figures in the film and television industry, and one of the individuals responsible for shaping much of what we’ve watched…

HBS Admissions Department to Require All Applicants to Submit Social Media Passwords
April 1st, Featured, Features, The Harbush

HBS Admissions Department to Require All Applicants to Submit Social Media Passwords

In a landmark decision, Harvard Business School’s admissions department has announced that, beginning next fall, all applicants will be required to submit their social media passwords to be considered for the full-time MBA program. Admissions Director Chad Losee shared the thinking behind the change. “It was daunting to fill Dee Leopold’s shoes this year; the…

Lessons on Empowerment
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Lessons on Empowerment

WSA CONFERENCE & THE 2016 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RACE SERIES: INTERVIEW WITH HEIDI CRUZ Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with the closing keynote speaker of this year’s WSA conference, Heidi Cruz (HBS ’00) to discuss her views on empowerment, a career on Wall Street, working for President George W. Bush, and her time on the 2016…

An Interview with Jeanne Jackson
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An Interview with Jeanne Jackson

CEO Series: On a bench with the lady who caught the ball at Nike From a park bench on campus, Cordelia Shackleton (MBA 2018) caught up with Jeanne Jackson (HBS ’78), to chat about her childhood, time at HBS, ascension to the top of the retail and marketing industry, and some candid advice on relationships….

From Downing Street to Harvard Business School: Former British Cabinet Minister Tessa Jowell DBE, reflects on her experiences at HBS
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From Downing Street to Harvard Business School: Former British Cabinet Minister Tessa Jowell DBE, reflects on her experiences at HBS

  At the end of President Donald Trump’s first week in the White House, Deputy-Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with British politician the Baroness Tessa Jowell of Brixton DBE, former British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Minister for the London 2012 Olympics, and cabinet minister under both the Blair and Brown governments…

Where Business and Society Intersect:  An interview with Lord John Browne, former BP CEO
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Where Business and Society Intersect: An interview with Lord John Browne, former BP CEO

Vipul Chhajer (Class of ’16) sat down with Lord John Browne, the former CEO of British Petroleum and the first openly LBGT leader of a Fortune 100 company, and his co-authors, Robin Nuttall and Tommy Stadlen, to discuss their new book, Connect, and challenges at the intersection of business and society. The following conversation has…

#PuppyMonkeyBaby: HBS’ Expert Panel Analyzes Super Bowl 50’s Commercials
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#PuppyMonkeyBaby: HBS’ Expert Panel Analyzes Super Bowl 50’s Commercials

Let’s be honest. Although the Super Bowl game itself can be edge-of-your-seat entertaining, the much-anticipated and highly-analyzed Super Bowl commercials are what many of us care about the most. February 7th’s Super Bowl 50, broadcast by CBS, delivered slightly disappointing ratings with an approximate average of 114.4 million viewers (down about 2.5 million from last…

My work assessing asylum claims for the UK government convinced me Europe must act together to resolve the current humanitarian crisis
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My work assessing asylum claims for the UK government convinced me Europe must act together to resolve the current humanitarian crisis

The young Sri Lankan woman sitting opposite me began crying before I could introduce myself.  The interpreter remained silent and looked to me to respond; the terms of his contract prohibited him from engaging in conversation with the woman.  I rifled through my papers with their standard opening statements to a blank page and made…

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Introducing Section P

Pstt… there’s another section that you haven’t heard about. It’s not Section M, X or K. It’s P. Section P for Parents. The membership only requires you to have a baby and lead a very different lifestyle, but there are lots of priceless benefits such as unconditional love, even greater perspective on life and automatic…

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Make your own ladder

Regular contributor Patrick Daniel saw Burger King CEO Daniel Schwartz speak on campus last week. Schwartz ascended to the position at 32, and Patrick reflects on what means for climbing the ladder: make your own. When Daniel Schwartz was appointed CEO of Burger King, Bloomberg Businessweek provocatively ran a cover story titled “Burger King Is…

Features

Defeating ISIS may mean reinventing the region’s institutions

By Tewfik Cassis (EC) and Co-Founder or OpedSpace. Tewfik has an interest in the global political economy with a particular focus on Middle Eastern politics and conflict resolution and used to be Executive Editor of the MIT International Review. This article originally appeared at OpedSpace.com and we are proud to feature it in The Harbus…

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Energy Symposium at HBS to be the Largest Ever, featuring Leading Thinkers on Energy and Environment

11th Annual symposium set for Saturday, October 18, featuring senior executives from largest global energy and environment companies The Energy and Environment Club at HBS will hold its 11th Annual Energy Symposium on Saturday, October 18th.  Organizers expect this year’s symposium to be the largest conference yet. The club is partnering with the MIT Energy…

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April SAMBA awards!

Congratulations to Erin Patten (E), Ana Mendy (OA), Tim Mooney (OI), Kim Chen (I) and Minh Chau (C), recipients of the April SAMBA Award! Created through a partnership between the SA and MBA Program, the SAMBA Award recognizes unsung students who have had an exceptional impact on the HBS community. These five individuals have demonstrated…

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BIG DATA SHOULD BE EATING EDUCATION

Imagine if your school knew exactly how many times you attempted that impossible trignometry problem and adjusted your next assignment accordingly. Imagine if teachers could create project teams based on precise student strengths, weaknesses, and behaviors. Imagine if your educational experience was as personalized as your Netflix home page. The potential for big data to…

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FIGHTING POVERTY USING DATA AND ANALYTICS

Big Data isn’t just helping large corporations improve their bottom lines, but increasingly enabling development organizations and governments across the world fight poverty more effectively.  What was once a huge problem in international development – the lack of actionable data – is now turning into an invaluable asset thanks to the increasing amount of information…

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THE HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2014

Purchase Tickets Keynote Speakers Seth Klarman, President and CEO, The Baupost Group, (HBS ’82) Seth A. Klarman. Mr. Klarman is the President and CEO of The Baupost Group, L.L.C., which currently manages approximately $27 billion on behalf of individual and institutional clients. He has had primary responsibility for managing the investments of Baupost since the…

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