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More workers voluntarily quit their jobs in March. What does that mean for the labor market? REUTERS >

Uber wants to try out flying taxis, perhaps as soon as 2020. USA TODAY >

A small college’s endowment manager beat Harvard with index funds. BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK >

There are downsides and benefits of having only a few customers. AP >

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This composite image shows a robot monitoring participants at left and the robot’s display at right.
To test how well the algorithm might work in a warehouse, the researchers had a robot monitor participants performing activities in a warehouse-like setting. Within three seconds of the end of each activity, the robot showed a score on its display. (Parsa et al./IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters)

Researchers working on app that sees injury risks at work

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a system that can monitor factory and warehouse workers and tell them if they risk musculoskeletal injuries in real time, and they’re using their knowledge to develop an app. The researchers used machine learning ...