Monday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Monday’s business headlines.

Summer camps

Summer camps across Indiana are coming back in full swing.

Camp leaders say enrollment and interest has increased.

Camps have different restrictions on capacity and masks but all say they are looking forward to welcoming campers again.

Google skin tones

Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry-standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color.

At issue is a six-color scale known as Fitzpatrick Skin Type (FST), which dermatologists have used since the 1970s.

Critics say FST, which includes four categories for “white” skin and one apiece for “black” and “brown,” which disregards diversity among people of color.

Data centers

Drought-stricken communities are pushing back against data centers.

All centers need some form of cooling technology, essentially large units that cool air with water or refrigerant – or evaporative cooling, which evaporates water to cool the air. Evaporative cooling uses a lot less electricity but more water. Since water is cheaper than electricity, data centers tend to opt for the more water-intensive approach.

This growth comes at a time of record temperatures and droughts in the United States, particularly in the West.

Morgan Stanley

Bank Morgan Stanley resumes face-to-face meetings, they are citing “Zoom fatigue.”

Morgan Stanley execs revealed that they have already started hosting clients.

The head of the bank also wants all workers back in the office by Labor Day.


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