employment

tech diversity

Study Finds Women and Minorities in STEM Are Discriminated Against, to the Shock of No One

Diversity efforts in science and technology aren't successfully combating discrimination, finds Pew Research Center.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.18
Technology

How Companies Are Using Technology to Make Workers 'Happy' in Their Crappy Jobs

Call center jobs are about to get a lot "friendlier," and maybe a lot more creepy too.
Mark Mann
9.5.16
world

Here’s Proof that the World Isn't the Hellhole It Feels Like

The world is much better than it has ever been, as evidenced by the following economic data visualized by Max Roser at University of Oxford.
Amy Robinson Sterling
8.10.16
Silicon Divide

Can An App Fix Silicon Valley’s Workforce Diversity Problem?

Two women founded Glassbreakers to get companies to understand the benefits of having a diverse workforce.
Nicholas Deleon
4.20.16
nasa

Aspiring Astronauts, You Have Two Months to Send Your Resume to NASA

Benefits include exotic travel destinations and extreme weight loss.
Becky Ferreira
12.14.15
News

Robot Companies: Robots Won't Steal Our Jobs, They'll Be Our Minions

Human overlords will crack the whip, making robot laborers work around the clock, according to a new report.
Emiko Jozuka
11.19.15
News

A Former SpaceX Employee Is Suing Over Unpaid Overtime

It's the fourth time the company has been sued by a former employee in the last two years.
Jason Koebler
10.21.15
News

Uber Hits Back Against Class Action Lawsuit Approval, Prepares to Appeal

The company says a potential class of 160,000 drivers in California is too large.
Sarah Jeong
9.2.15
short circuit

Jeff Bezos Says the NY Times' Amazon Exposé Is All Wrong

Word hard, play hard.
Nicholas Deleon
8.17.15
News

Uber Is Pulling Out All the Stops for Its California Labor Lawsuit

In a case where Uber is being charged with exploiting workers, Uber’s comeback is that it's actually empowering workers.​
Sarah Jeong
8.7.15
Work

How a Computer Glitch Might Make Your Peaches Pricier This Summer

The lack of farm labor in the US means when the Visa system goes down, so do the farms.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.18.15
Work

​The Robot That’s Going to Steal Your Job Just Got Wheels

Baxter, everyone’s favorite American worker replacement, is now mobile.
Brian Merchant
5.26.15