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Kenzie News Roundup 10/29/2021

This week’s news has information on Facebook’s lack of ability to moderate and more information on security topics around crime and health.

What is MERN Stack?

MERN is one of the most popular and well-known technology stacks in the world, but do you know which systems and functions are actually involved? This article provides a general understanding and mentions other popular technology stacks you might not have heard of.

The 20 Richest Programmers in The World

If you ever question whether or not a career as a programmer would potentially lead to a high salary, this article will put those concerns to rest. See who the top 20 richest programmers are and what led to their success.

Facebook is Everywhere; Its Moderation is Nowhere Close

Facebook was not only knowingly handling some of the information shared on its platform poorly, but it also overextended itself on the language side of things. This article shares great insight into how Facebook moderators and AI are experiencing language barriers including nuances in different Arabic dialects. These struggles are resulting in difficulty in moderating content.

Training Helps Employees Gain Skills for Better Jobs

In this article, Tamm Thieman from Amazon and Kenzie Academy’s very own Jen Scott share their viewpoints on employee training and education. The future of job growth will demand more significant skills training, and Tammy and Jen are helping to lead the charge to ensure people have the resources they need to stay productive.

U.S. and Europe Dismantle International Dark Web Drug Operation

Thanks to the power of technology and savvy team members in the German government, counter-drug agents in the United States and Europe were able to recover more than $31 million in cash and make over 150 arrests. So, if you have ever wondered if a career in tech could be exciting and rewarding, keep on reading.

A Security Bug in Health App Docket Exposed COVID-19 Vaccine Records

Health app Docket exposed the vaccination status of users in New Jersey and Utah through unfettered access to all patient unique QR codes within the application. This information included names and dates of birth as well. Learn more about the outcome of this data mishap and why data security and upkeep is so important.

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