Facebook’s diversity efforts show little progress after five years

Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it’s fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we’re not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon. “A critical lesson we’ve learned is that recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse,

So You Want To Fix The Housing Crisis

So 15 of the 30 cities with the highest rents in the country are all in the San Francisco Bay Area, with Palo Alto topping the list, according to this lovely report from Lovely that came out last week. Part of this is cyclical.

East of Palo Alto’s Eden

What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community? Would the technology industry be different?  Would we? And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?

In Oakland, A Sign of Some Very High Times

How bad is the commercial real estate crunch in San Francisco and Silicon Valley?Uh, bad?So bad that that prices per square foot are roughly where they were around the first dot-com boom.So bad that Uber decided to go in, buy its own piece of land and build its own headquarters from scratch.

Inside the Military's Secretive Smartphone Program

When I recently set out for the Pentagon's R&D department, I instead found myself in front of a downtrodden shopping mall in Arlington, Virginia. I'd been navigating the old fashioned way—with my eyes—but when I pulled out my smartphone there it was, clearly marked in the Google Maps app:

The Deadly Legacy of HIV Truthers

AIDS was a terrifying mystery, and then we solved it. When researchers identified the human immunodeficiency virus as the reason why young, previously healthy people were developing rare cancers and wasting away, it was a triumph of medical science.Read more...

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.

Airbnb, Proposition F And The Shared Hypocrisy Of Bay Area Housing

In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That’s no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco’s Brobdingnagian sagas over land-use politics that will go down in tomorrow’s election.

A list of ten things that billionaire owners of EV, clean energy and rocket companies should and sho

So… apparently there’s been another kerfuffle on the Twitter about some asinine things that a certain wealthy, rocket-building, payment-revolutionizing, electric vehicle company-creating entrepreneur has written in tweets to millions of followers. This billionaire is, by all accounts,

Sacha Baron Cohen is about to add jet fuel to Showtime’s rise, starting tonight

Netflix has been killing competitors with its original TV shows and movies. A Morgan Stanley survey released back in May had 39 percent of U.S. consumers naming Netflix as offering the “best original programming” among subscription video services, with everyone else eating its dust, including HBO,

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Once America had an unassailable advantage, an economic flywheel that spun off innovation and Fortune 500 companies like a perpetual-motion machine. Bring in the best, brightest,

EV startups Alta, Energica, and Zero could reboot the motorcycle industry

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.

Why BMW needs to own its customer experience from start to finish

For the last few years now, BMW has wrestled with the question of what it’ll mean to be a luxury car manufacturer in the age of electric cars, autonomous driving and rapidly changing — and increasing — customer expectations. What, after all,

In Q2 2018, late-stage deals led the world’s venture capital market

Here is what you should take away from the state of the global venture capital market: late-stage deals dominated Q2.

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

Jon Stokes Contributor Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.

Glasswing Ventures closes its artificial intelligence-focused fund with $112 million

One year after receiving a whopping $75 million commitment to invest in early stage companies applying artificial intelligence to various industries, Glasswing Ventures has closed its debut fund with $112 million. 

Announcing TechCrunch Meetups in São Paulo and Mexico City next week

We announced recently that TechCrunch is staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America on Nov. 8 in São Paulo to find the best early stage startup in Latin America.  To spread the word,

Datadog launches Watchdog to help you monitor your cloud apps

Your typical cloud monitoring service integrates with dozens of service and provides you a pretty dashboard and some automation to help you keep tabs on how your applications are doing. Datadog has long done that but today, it is adding a new service called Watchdog,

国内动画特效公司、CG 公司的实际生存状态如何?发展是否在产业中遇到了瓶颈?

泻药,这个问题我自己可能也看得不够全面,尽量回答吧。虽然说得是动画公司,但是我觉得如果脱离整个CG的应用面来看这个问题可能会比较片面,所以我尽量把我知道的行业都分析一下,只是个人观点,见识有限。

以專業創作者高速與大容量需求, WD 在台推出 Thunderbolt 可攜式雙硬碟

WD 今天在台宣布推出採用 Thunderbolt 介面之可攜式雙硬碟產品 My Passport Pro ,強調在 Mac 可自行選擇 JBOD 、 RAID 0 或是 RAID 1 模式,並且不需要使用額外的電源轉接器,僅需單一 Thunderbolt 線材及可供電,最高讀寫傳輸速度皆可達 233MBps ,提供 2TB 與 4TB 兩種容量,建議售價為 2TB 11,

苹果收购热潮将持续上演 过去18个月收购24家公司

苹果现任首席执行官Tim Cook日前在接受采访中承认公司在过去18个月中收购了24家公司,库克表示:“这意味着我们正伺机而动,为新产品筹划准备。

Virtually Tour the Path of Everest's Deadliest Climbing Accident

The April 18 avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 Sherpas training for an ascent has been declared the deadliest mountaineering accident ever recorded on the peak. Now Discovery has created an immersive web experience to help illustrate what happened.Read more...

Adobe:2014年美国Chrome和Android浏览器份额超IE 达31.8%

Adobe最新一项研究调查显示,谷歌浏览器在美国PC和移动市场的综合市占率如今已超越微软Internet Explorer,成为用户最爱使用的浏览器产品。谷歌旗下Chrome和Android浏览器在今年4月份共占到美国浏览器市场份额的31.

科学家用声波生产纳米级芯片

据《每日科学》网站报道,皇家墨尔本理工大学RMIT的研究人员在声波利用方面有了重大突破:他们使用声波来控制微米和纳米级的制造活动。

Here's One Early Proposal For Obama's Presidential Library In Chicago

Obama's nearing the end of his second term, which means talk is turning towards where he'll be setting up camp post-presidency. The location of his presidential library is being hotly contested, with Chicago, New York City, and Honolulu all vying for the prize.

图解电子商务大时代——信息图

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冲上云霄:奥航用Surface Pro3取代传统飞行包

距离微软宣布Surface Pro 3平板电脑,取得美国联邦航空管理局和欧洲航空安全局“电子飞行包”认证,已过去大约数周时间。

Javascript 拖拽雏形——逐行分析代码,让你轻松了拖拽的原理 - 孙悟饭

拖拽拖拽实际上来说就是通过鼠标的位置来计算物体的位置,就是这么简单,就是这么任性。 那这个距离怎么求呢??鼠标的位置-物体位置的差值就是那个距离 是吧。。。。

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