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The History of Data Science

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology

If you had to explain what Data Science is to someone with no prior knowledge, how would you do it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge shari...

What Does a Technical Coach at Facebook Do?

Quora | Posted 05.16.2016 | Technology

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

What Went Wrong With Yahoo Labs?

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business

What went wrong with Yahoo Labs? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with u...

The Changing Landscape of Muslims in Tech

Anum Hussain | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Anum Hussain

Roughly two years ago, a female CEO in Silicon Valley made headlines for making less money than her male predecessor. This story became a media launch point for discussing the struggle with diversity in tech.

What Were Bill Gates's Worst Decisions as CEO?

Quora | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

These Are The Highest-Paying Companies In America

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business

Career review site Glassdoor on Wednesday released a list of the 25 highest-paying companies in America for 2016 -- and surprise, surprise, tech firms...

The Best Advice for Women in Tech

Quora | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business

What advice would you give to young women who want to pursue a career in tech? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

10 Secret Strategies Tech Companies Use To Hire The Best People

Sarah Cooper | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it's safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it?

Here's How Much Less Women Make Than Men At Amazon

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.23.2016 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Inc, under pressure from an activist shareholder to disclose its policies on gender pay equality, said on Wednesd...

Vice Mayor Of Palo Alto Explains Why Real Estate Prices Are So High

Quora | Posted 03.14.2016 | San Francisco

When I bought my first house in Palo Alto in 1990, I thought the prices in Palo Alto were crazy. It was a 2 bedroom 1 bath 1000 square foot house built in the 1930s and updated in the 1960s and we paid $465,000.

Rival Phone Makers Reluctant To Support Apple In FBI Battle

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.26.2016 | Technology

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - As Apple Inc resists the U.S. government in a high profile stand-off over privacy, rival device makers are, for now, keep...

Widow's Lawsuit Blames Twitter For Rise of ISIS

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twitter "knowingly permitted" the Islamic State to use the social network to spread extremist propaganda, a lawsuit filed on Wednesday i...

10 Companies to Look Out for in 2016

Jake Newfield | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Jake Newfield

From the new hoverboard scooter to the Apple watch, 2015 was an exciting year in tech. The year started off with a bang - Microsoft announced that th...

Pandora, Uber, And Beyond: Tech Comes To Oakland

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.03.2015 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Pendarvis Harshaw Adan Faudoa is 24 and grew up in the Bay Area. He didn't always think he'd be a tech guy. His dad had other plans for him. "As...

Tech Companies: Listen Up, and Speak out on Climate Change

Vrinda Manglik | Posted 10.14.2015 | Green
Vrinda Manglik

Environmental degradation is a root cause of migration to California from Central America. And immigrant communities are not protected from socioeconomic vulnerability or the impacts of climate change in the U.S.

Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (But Probably Should)

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2015 | Technology

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock No one takes the time to actually read the Terms and Conditions. No one. Hell, the one that pops up before yo...

Here's 5 Tech Companies With Fewer Workers Than HP Just Laid off

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business

Hewlett-Packard announced plans Tuesday to lay off up to 30,000 workers as part of a broader restructuring and cost-saving effort ahead of its planned...

Where New York City Tech Companies Make Their Homes

Aron Susman | Posted 08.26.2015 | New York
Aron Susman

What you will notice is that many tech companies have started moving to Chelsea, the Garment District, and closer to Midtown. Why? Prices in Chelsea are not quite as ridiculous as those in Soho -- $55 and $67 per square foot respectively.

Intel Now Hiring Way More Women And You Can, Too!

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business

Tech companies, listen up: You can hire outside of the white, male bubble, you just need to make an effort. The latest evidence comes from Silicon Val...

Satoru Iwata: A Rarity Among CEOs

Steven Petite | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

The video game industry is mourning the death of Nintendo's President and CEO, Satoru Iwata, and countless fans across the world are paying tribute to a man that truly dedicated his life to what he loved.

Casualties of Silicon Valley

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 07.07.2015 | Technology
Jasmine Jaksic

When I accepted an offer to work in San Francisco South Bay (aka Silicon Valley), I was in for quite a surprise. I lived in East Bay back then. My commute of 35 miles each way didn't seem bad, at least on maps.

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 07.02.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

In response to this dark side of gentrification, some Latino community leaders in Los Angeles launched the "gente-fication" movement ("gente" is Spanish for "people," but you already knew that).

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Could Be Gambling Silicon Valley's Support Over Net Neutrality | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

Republicans are courting Silicon Valley, eager to make inroads with tech companies and the millennials who love them. The Silicon Valley ethos overlap...

5 Tech Companies Making Credit Cards Safer | Posted 12.07.2014 | Money

Home Depot. Target. DSW. Neiman Marcus. TJ Maxx. What do these companies have in common? They have all suffered massive credit card breaches in recent years and, unfortunately, they are not the only ones.

Digitizing Democracy: Shifting Power to the People

James Windon | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
James Windon

If voters care about myriad issues, and see elections as an effective forum in which they can act upon those issues, why have they stopped racing to the ballot box?