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64-year-old engineer sues Google for age discrimination

A California man named Robert Heath has filed an age-discrimination lawsuit against Google in federal court, seeking to form a class action of workers who allege they were denied a chance to work at the search giant because of their age. 203 more words

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How the next technological revolution starts

There has been, and continues to be, a lot of discussion about what sort of technology will change everything – 3d printers, AI, space.

That is the wrong way to look at it. 344 more words

Technology

Orginal Apple logo returning

 

Apple resurrects original six-color rainbow logo to celebrate diversity

CUPERTINO, California — April 1, 2015 — Apple® today announced that the company will resurrect the original rainbow Apple logo ahead of Apple’s 40th anniversary of the company’s founding on April 1, 1976 and also as an affirmation that Apple, an American company, believes that America must be a land of opportunity for everyone, in a diverse rainbow of colors, including race, religion, sexual orientation, and more.

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Wikipedia's response to Gamergate harrassment demonstrates an out of balance organization

How Wikipedia Got Sucked Into A Gamergate War

Late last summer, the internet was suddenly abuzz with the controversy known as Gamergate. The crux of the heated public debate was sexism in video game culture, but it quickly spiraled into dangerous territory.

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Technology

No way is the WSJ correct on its sales numbers for the gold Apple Watch

Paging Auric Goldfinger

Josh Centers does some back-of-the-envelope math to estimate how much raw gold Apple might need for Apple Watch Edition production:

There are two conclusions we can draw from this scattering of data.

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