Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry

Presto Vivace writes: Fortune has an article about increasingly overt age discrimination in the tech industry. Quoting: "It's a widely accepted reality within the technology industry that youth rules.

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Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry

Presto Vivace writes: Fortune has an article about increasingly overt age discrimination in the tech industry. Quoting: "It's a widely accepted reality within the technology industry that youth rules.

EA and Ubisoft join over 2,000 calling for an end to discrimination in gaming

It comes after Anita Sarkeesian received a number of death threats on Twitter following her latest video release in a series that challenges misogyny in video games.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/03/ea-and-ubisoft-join-over-2000-calling-end-discrimination-gaming/

The #ILookLikeAnEngineer Community Hosted One Of The Most Powerful, Inspiring Tech Events I’ve Ever

The #ILookLikeAnEngineer movement, an effort to highlight diversity in the tech industry, is still going strong. Last night, over 200 underrepresented engineers and supporters came together in San Francisco to talk about diversity and share their experiences about working in the tech industry.

Tech Titans Blast New Anti-Gay Law In Indiana

It’s hard to believe, after how far the gay rights movement has come, that we’re still doing this. But here we are. Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill that allows private businesses to discriminate against gay and lesbian consumers, according to CNN.

Meet Joelle Emerson, The Startup CEO Helping Slack, Pinterest And Airbnb Tackle Diversity

Diversity in the tech industry is dismal, with white men making up the vast majority of its workforce. That being said, tech companies are aware of the lack of diversity and some are even actively taking steps to do something about it. Pinterest, for example,

Twitter Latest To Face Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

A former Twitter engineer has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against her ex-employer, alleging that promotion opportunities are denied to women because of arbitrary promotion policies within Twitter that unlawfully favor men. Read More

'Discrimination is bad for business': 39 tech leaders call for LGBT protection

A number of tech leaders signed a joint statement on Wednesday calling on lawmakers to add non-discrimination protections for the LGBT community to existing civil rights laws.The letter includes signatories such as Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, SalesForce CEO Marc Benioff,

TransTech Helps Transgender People Get Jobs In Tech And, Soon, The White House

Transgender and gender non-conforming people are at risk of facing injustice and discrimination wherever they are: in their childhood homes, schools, the workplace and even in line at the grocery store. This discrimination can lead to missed education and professional development opportunities,

Tech Firms Rally Against Harmful EU Net Neutrality Laws As Deadline Looms

Net neutrality is widely accepted as being key to innovation, and therefore tech startups. When it operates, there is no ‘fast lane’ controlled by larger companies. Net neutrality is, in fact,

Ellen Pao: I Won’t Appeal My Case Against Kleiner Perkins

More than three years after former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Ellen Pao filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the storied Sand Hill Road firm, the case is coming to an end.Pao, who was handed a sweeping defeat following a four-week long trial in late March,

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Scientists Measure Magnetic Interaction Between Two Bound Electrons

An anonymous reader writes In a paper published in Nature (abstract), scientists report successfully measuring the magnetic interaction of two bound electrons of two different strontium (Sr) ions. The two ions were suspended in a quadrupole ion trap (a.k.a. a Paul trap),

Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry

Presto Vivace writes: Fortune has an article about increasingly overt age discrimination in the tech industry. Quoting: "It's a widely accepted reality within the technology industry that youth rules.

Scientists Measure Magnetic Interaction Between Two Bound Electrons

An anonymous reader writes In a paper published in Nature (abstract), scientists report successfully measuring the magnetic interaction of two bound electrons of two different strontium (Sr) ions. The two ions were suspended in a quadrupole ion trap (a.k.a. a Paul trap),

一大波三星设备即将升级Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 的碎片化一直是一件让谷歌很头疼的问题,谷歌为了解决这问题想了不少的办法,其中有一项规定是新上市的 Android 设备如果不是搭载最新的 Android 系统,谷歌将不会授权该设备的 GMS(谷歌移动服务)。

Custora:预计2014年移动购物规模达500亿美元

来自 Custora E-Commerce Pluse 的最新市场研究显示,移动设备用户网络购物的首选依然是苹果设备。智能手机用户中 54% 的人使用 iPhone 下单,平板用户中 80% 的人使用 iPad 交易。

中国的预防性储蓄估计:以国企改革打破“铁饭碗”作为自然实验

我校Hui He, Feng Huang, Dongming Zhu与旧金山联储的Zheng Liu合作的文章:《Breaking the “Iron Rice Bowl” and Precautionary Savings:

后打车时代,智能出行服务还能怎么玩?

增哥导读:移动互联网正在颠覆着我们衣食住行,其中出行就有那么多好玩的事情。打车,租车,专车,拼车各种出行方式, […]

邮箱大师:坚持造就无限可能

邮箱大师是网易于2014年推出的一款邮箱平台,它的最大特点是可以无缝集成QQ、网易、新浪等主流邮箱服务,同时,对于Gmail、Hotmail等海外邮箱服务,也实现了无障碍支持。

插入 iPhone 有聲有畫面 日本設計新世代互動煮飯仔

不少人童年都玩過煮飯仔玩具,大部份都是迷你版的塑膠煮食器皿和假到爆的道具食物。

透露剧情?神秘倒计时将公布《光环5》新消息

日前在国外博客站点Tumblr上突然出现了一个神秘的倒计时网站,网站标题为“HUNT the TRUTH”(寻 […]

基因数据所需计算资源将会愈来愈庞大

生物学家警告,处理基因数据所需的计算资源不久之后将会超过Twitter和YouTube。随着测序成本的下降和越来越的基因组得到分析,处理基因数据所需的计算资源将会愈来愈庞大。

How to nail your LinkedIn profile

Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat discussed the best ways to optimize your LinkedIn profileSee also: How to increase your LinkedIn profile views by 425%Over the course of an hour, @MashBusiness covered an array of questions,

数读:中国教师-最受社会尊重 工资收入垫底

中国向来有尊师重教的传统,教师社会地位高也在情理之中,但与此形成鲜明反差的是教师的收入水平。

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