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Google HR: Experiencing Workplace Discrimination? Y'all Need Therapy

It’s no secret that Google has some serious internal issues with systemic racism and sexism, but now it’s surfaced that when employees report incidents of workplace discrimination to HR, they’re often met with this baffling response: Get therapy.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Workplace, Labor, Nbc News, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Social Issues, Computing, Gizmodo, World Wide Web, Alphabet Inc, Curley, Timnit Gebru, Claire Stapleton


How to Use Martech to Ace Your Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Influencer marketing works. A case study by TapInfluence and Nielsen Catalina Solutions found that influencer marketing – the practice of working with influential online personalities – resulted in a staggering 11x ROI over comparable digital marketing channels. Further, a study by Adweek reported that a full 94% of marketers who tried out influencer marketing have found it to be effective for their brands. With figures like that, it’s surprising that a higher percentage of the marketing budget...
Tags: Google, Business, US, Ppc, EMV, Adweek, Influencer Marketing, Ftc, Tapinfluence, Martech, Hult, Linqia, Cambridge Analytica, Inbound, Marketing (WOMM, Nielsen Catalina Solutions


The Walking Dead's Daryl and Carol Power Hour Returns, Minus the Power

Way back in season five of AMC’s , there was an episode where Daryl (Norman Reedus) and Carol (Melissa McBride) journeyed through Atlanta together in an attempt to rescue Maggie’s sister Beth. It’ll go down as one of the show’s best.
Tags: Google, Python, Science, The Walking Dead, Fiction, Amc, Atlanta, Consumed, Alpha, Maggie, Carol, Henry, Leah, Rick, Daryl, Beth


Apple analyst suggests launch date for its rumored mixed-reality headset

A respected analyst with contacts in Apple's supply chain has forecast launch dates for the tech firm's rumored mixed-reality headset and two other products.
Tags: Apple, Wearables, News, Trends, Vr, Virtual Reality, Headset, Ar, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, MR, Apple Headset


Apple TV+ Hit 'Ted Lasso' Wins Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Series

The hit Apple TV+ series "Ted Lasso" today won a Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Series, beating out seven other nominated series. BEST COMEDY SERIESBetter Things (FX) The Flight Attendant (HBO Max) Mom (CBS) PEN15 (Hulu) Ramy (Hulu) Schitt's Creek (Pop TV) [✔] Ted Lasso (Apple TV+) What We Do in the Shadows (FX)Jason Sudeikis and Hannah Waddingham also won individual Critics Choice Awards for their performances in Ted Lasso. Ted Lasso stars Sudeikis as a small-time college footb...
Tags: Apple, England, Canada, Paris, Kansas, Cbs, Jason Sudeikis, Richmond, Rita Moreno, Nicholas Hoult, Lasso, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Matt Berry, Sudeikis, Annie Murphy, Eugene Levy


Praava Health raises $10.6M to increase access to quality healthcare in Bangladesh

Praava Health founder and chief executive officer Sylvana Sinha (third from left) at one of the company’s healthcare centers Before launching Praava Health, a company that combines telemedicine with physical clinics, Sylvana Sinha had a successful career in international law, including serving as a foreign policy advisor to Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and working for the World Bank in Afghanistan. While visiting Bangladesh in 2011 for a family wedding, however, Sinha had a “ligh...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Singapore, Barack Obama, Tech, Afghanistan, United States, Bangladesh, World Bank, Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus, Dhaka, Chittagong, Dhaka Bangladesh


Apple discontinues the iMac Pro, its priciest all-in-one PC

With the current crop of iMac computers incorporating decent specs, Apple has decided to discontinue its all-in-one iMac Pro desktop.
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computers, Computing, Desktops, iMac, Imac Pro


Results of 'Universal Basic Income' Program? Employment Increased

The Associated Press reports: After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower rates of anxiety and depression, according to a study released Wednesday. The program in the Northern California city of Stockton was the highest-profile experiment in the U.S. of a universal basic income, where everyone gets a guaranteed amount per month for free... Stockton was an ideal place, given its proxi...
Tags: Facebook, California, Tech, Stockton, Silicon Valley, Associated Press, University of Pennsylvania, Chris Hughes, Northern California, University of Tennessee, Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration, Stacia West, Amy Castro Baker


How to watch Oprah's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tonight on CBS

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey. CBS Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down from their royal duties in 2020.The couple will reveal more about their exit in a CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey tonight at 8 p.m. ET.You can watch the special on cable or through streaming services with CBS, like Paramount Plus. Plus Monthly Subscription (small) Roughly one year ...
Tags: Reviews, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Cbs, Buckingham Palace, Prince Harry, Harry, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Meghan, Winfrey, Steven Cohen, Markle, MEGHAN MARKLE


Gillmor Gang: Win Win

Just finished a Twitter Spaces session. It is an engaging platform, somewhat clunky in feature set but easily a tie overall with Clubhouse. I don’t see this as a horse race, however, more as cooperating teams fleshing out a platform where both will be major players. Like notifications in iOS and Android, the feature set is a push and pull motion where Android delivers deep functionality and Apple alternately pulls ahead and consolidates gains. Though the details can vary, the combined energy ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Facebook, Twitter, Video, Washington, Senate, West Virginia, Tech, House, Gillmor Gang, Republican, Biden, Times, Smith


'I Opened Microsoft Edge and Apple Got Angry'

After downloading Microsoft's Edge, "Technically Incorrect" columnist Chris Matyszczyk "was then subject to constant pestering from Microsoft to, well, download the new Edge. Which was an entirely new dimension of irritation." But occasionally browsing with Edge triggered other responses... Initially, this annoyed Google. When the misguided logged into their Gmail accounts from Edge, Google sent them a helpful message telling them that Chrome was better. You know, fast, simple, and secure. Su...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Tech, MacBook Air, Seattle, Chris Matyszczyk, Edge Google


New Report States Apple Will Release Mixed Reality Headset in 2022 and AR Glasses by 2025

While the over Apple’s planned venture into augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality have been getting louder recently, we now have a series of dates for these devices by prognosticator Ming Chi-Kuo, a good source with a reliable track record on all things Apple.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Ming Chi Kuo


Remembering Allan McDonald the Engineer Who Said 'No' To the Challenger Launch

Long-time Slashdot reader Nkwe shares an article from NPR: His job was to sign and submit an official form. Sign the form, he believed, and he'd risk the lives of the seven astronauts set to board the spacecraft the next morning. Refuse to sign, and he'd risk his job, his career, and the good life he'd built for his wife and four children. "And I made the smartest decision I ever made in my lifetime," McDonald told me. "I refused to sign it. I just thought we were taking risks we shouldn't ...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Npr, Ogden Utah, McDonald, Slashdot, Maier, Chapman University, Allan McDonald, Mark Maier, Nkwe, Challenger McDonald


Despite Microsoft Patch, US Gov't Warns of 'Active Threat Still Developing' From Open Back Doors

Reuters reports: The White House on Sunday urged computer network operators to take further steps to gauge whether their systems were targeted amid a hack of Microsoft Corp's Outlook email program, saying a recent software patch still left serious vulnerabilities. "This is an active threat still developing and we urge network operators to take it very seriously," a White House official said, adding that top U.S. security officials were working to decide what next steps to take following the br...
Tags: Microsoft, White House, Tech, Fbi, Reuters, Microsoft Corp


The iMac Pro is being discontinued

Chalk this up to inevitability. The iMac Pro is soon to be no more. First noted by 9to5Mac, TechCrunch has since confirmed with Apple that the company will stop selling the all-in-one once the current stock is depleted. One configuration of the desktop is still available through Apple’s site, listed as “While Supplies Last” and priced at $5,000. Some other versions can also still be found from third-party retailers, as well, if you’re so inclined. The space gray version of the popular system was...
Tags: Apple, Hardware, Tech, iMac, Matthew, Mac Pro, MacBook MacBook Air, Imac Pro, Apple Silicon


Can WhatsApp Stop Spreading Misinformation Without Compromising Encryption?

"WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging platform used by 2 billion people largely in the global south, has become a particularly troublesome vector for misinformation," writes Quartz — though it's not clear what the answer is: The core of the problem is its use of end-to-end encryption, a security measure that garbles users' messages while they travel from one phone to another so that no one other than the sender and the recipient can read them. Encryption is a crucial privacy protection, but i...
Tags: Facebook, Indonesia, Tech, Danny O Brien, Brien, Brazil India


Facebook's News Feed Cleanup and Google's Tracking Snub: Ad Age Digital Edition

Plus, Brands brace for pent-up demand to drive a return of 'Roaring '20s' consumerism, CMOs need a new mission in the face of complexity, and more
Tags: Google, Facebook, Advertising


New iPhone feature will alert you if you're being stalked

The new feature, discovered in the iOS 14.5 beta, will warn Apple users when an unknown item traveling with them is being tracked...
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A Retired Microsoft OS Engineer's Comparison of Linux with Windows

David Plummer is a retired Microsoft operating systems engineer, "going back to the MS-DOS and Windows 95 days." (He adds that in the early '90s he'd fixed a few handle leaks in the early source code of Linux, "and sent my changes off to Linus at Rutgers.") This weekend on YouTube he shared his thoughts on "the classic confrontation: Windows versus Linux," promising an "epic operating systems face-off." Some highlights: On Usability: "Linux's itself lacks a proper user interface beyond the c...
Tags: Microsoft, Youtube, Tech, Linux, Rutgers, Linus, David Plummer, Linux Plummer


Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One Are Getting an Upgraded Browser That Can Play Google Stadia - IGN

Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One consoles will soon be getting a new upgraded Microsoft Edge Chromium-based browser that supports game...
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Will The Next Raspberry Pi CPU Have Built-in Machine Learning?

"At the recent tinyML Summit 2021, Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton teased the future of 'Pi Silicon'," writes Tom's Hardware, adding "It looks like machine learning could see a massive improvement thanks to Raspberry Pi's news in-house chip development team..." Raspberry Pi's in-house application specific integrated circuit team are working on the next iteration, and seems to be focused on lightweight accelerators for ultra low power machine learning applications. During Upton's talk at 40 m...
Tags: Tech, Arduino, Eben Upton, Tom, Upton, Pi Silicon, ArduCam


How to find post-selloff opportunities, plus Cathie Wood on NFTs

Hello and welcome to Insider Investing. I'm Joe Ciolli, and I'm here to guide you through what's been happening in markets, as well as what to expect in the coming weeks. Here's what's on the docket:The volatility seen in the market recently is the type that creates opportunities for shrewd investors. UBS details 3 ways investors can take advantage of the swings, while investment strategist Luke Lloyd shares 4 specific stock picks poised to beat the market in the aftermath.NFTs are the latest cr...
Tags: Congress, US, Trends, Tech, Investing, Markets, Tesla, Credit Suisse, Ubs, Treasury, Stocks, Biden, Stock Market, Goldman, Michael, Fed


'What the Truth Is': FAA Safety Engineer Slams Oversight of Boeing's 737 MAX

The Seattle Times reports: Haunted by the two deadly crashes of Boeing 737 MAX jets and his agency's role in approving the plane, veteran Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety engineer Joe Jacobsen is stepping forward publicly to give the victims' families "a firsthand account of what the truth is." In a detailed letter sent last month to a family that lost their daughter in the second MAX crash in Ethiopia two years ago this week, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, Jacobsen gave ...
Tags: Congress, Tech, Ethiopia, Seattle, Faa, Boeing, Max, Jacobsen, Lion Air, Seattle Times, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, AOA, Michael Teal, Joe Jacobsen


More Confirmation That RSS Feeds Aren’t Just “Really Simple Stealing”–MidlevelU v. Newstex

The plaintiff made the full text of its blog posts available via RSS. Newstex, an aggregator, subscribed to the RSS feed as part of its “Index” service (which it ultimately discontinued because it wasn’t profitable). The service automatically generated summaries of the full-text posts and published the summaries along with a link to the original and some bibliographic information. Customers could also click on a link to see the original hosted by Newstex through its iFrames functionality. Midle...
Tags: Google, Law, Copyright, Index, Tolbert, Licensing/Contracts, MidlevelU, Newstex, MidlevelU Inc, ACI Information Group, 11th Circuit affirmed Implied License Newstex


TV Bits: ‘Luther’ Movie, Bill Nye Series on Peacock, ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7, Samara Weaving-Led Playboy Bunny Series, & More

In this edition of TV Bits: Idris Elba confirms a Luther movie will start shooting this year. Samara Weaving to star as a Playboy Bunny in Sony Picture TV’s Down the Rabbit Hole. Bill Nye to host The End is Nye on Peacock. Writing on Rick and Morty season 7 has begun. And more. It’s been 10 years since the hit BBC crime drama Luther debuted, with star Idris Elba returning to the part of the emotionally impulsive detective every few years for a new season, most recently donning the coat fo...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Jessica Chastain, Television, Movies, The Walking Dead, Amc, Disney, US, Bbc, Tom Hanks, Showtime, Playboy, Jon Stewart, Idris Elba, Nye


The SvarDOS Community Builds an Open Source DOS Distribution

Long-time Slashdot reader sproketboy shared a link to SvarDOS, "an open-source project that is meant to integrate the best out of the currently available DOS tools, drivers and games." From their site: DOS development has been abandoned by commercial players a very long time ago, mostly during early nineties. Nowadays, it survives solely through the efforts of hobbyists and retro-enthusiasts, but this is a highly sparse and unorganized ecosystem. SvarDOS aims to collect available DOS software, ...
Tags: Tech, Mit, DOS, GPL, Slashdot


Kuo: Apple May Release Augmented Reality Contact Lenses in 2030s

In a research note shared with MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today predicted that Apple will release augmented reality "contact lenses" in the 2030s. Kuo said the lenses will bring electronics from the era of "visible computing" to "invisible computing." Mojo Vision smart contact lens Kuo said the lenses are "unlikely to have independent computing power and storage," suggesting that they might rely on a connection to an iPhone or other device, but he did not offer any further details. Kuo ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, AR/VR, TF International Securities, Ming Chi Kuo TF International Securities


Which tablet ereader

Im still in tablet mode but will drift into a eink reader (probably KOBO - is there any other choice) Ive used Kindle and it provides an acceptable experience AT A PRICE - loss of $$$ and freedom So I dont want to be imprisoned by the "ecomould" anymore Kobo does similar control freak stuff but at least your can dl your own Epubs and sideload into Kobo. Anyway you guys know all this shouty stuff already So I had a Sony PRS350 some 10 years ago (it was the dogs plums back then) and amazingly...
Tags: Google, Books, Calibre Companion, Reading and Management, Lenovo, eInk


Pete Buttigieg brought star power to the Transportation Department. Insiders explain how he's winning over his new staff, the White House, and Republicans.

Hello everyone!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:Our profile of Secretary Pete's quest to make the Transportation Department cool again.67 powerful Black women CEOs and executives on their time in corporate America.The rise and fall of Nikola founder Trevor Milton, who convinced the world he was the next Elon Musk.An inside look at Google's ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, White House, America, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Chicago, Democrats, Gop, Ted Cruz, Iowa, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Biden


iCloud Allegedly Locked Out User Whose Last Name is a Boolean Value

"iCloud has had the occasional service issue, but its latest problem appears to be highly... specific," writes Engadget: Actor and author Rachel True claims iCloud has effectively locked her out of her account due to the way her last name was written. Reportedly, her Mac thought lower-case "true" was a Boolean (true or false) flag, leading the iCloud software on the computer to seize up. The problem has persisted for over six months, she said. True said she'd spent hours talking to customer ...
Tags: Apple, Tech, True, Engadget, Rachel True



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