Slashdot Items Tagged "culture"

Date / Time Story
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:45AM Almost 100 Million People a Year 'Forced To Choose Between Food and Healthcare'
Thursday December 14, 2017 @02:33AM FCC's Own Chief Technology Officer Warned About Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @12:56PM Why Is Anime Obsessed With Power Lines?
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:45AM Fired Tech Workers Turn To Chatbots for Counseling
Friday December 08, 2017 @08:12PM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Friday December 08, 2017 @02:47PM The Neon Glow of Tokyo Modified Car Culture
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:07PM AI Can Beat Humans Only One Game At a Time
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:38AM People Have Spent Over $1M Buying Virtual Cats on the Ethereum Blockchain
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:34PM How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:25AM More Young People Are Becoming Farmers
Friday November 17, 2017 @01:54PM A Hacker 'Hero' Has Been Banned From Cyber Conferences After Decades Of Inappropriate Behavior
Friday November 17, 2017 @09:00AM Silicon Valley Thinks It Invented Roommates. They Call It 'Co-living'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:44PM Apology After Japanese Train Departs 20 Seconds Early
Thursday November 16, 2017 @09:41AM 37% of Netflix Subscribers Say They Binge-Watch While at Work
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @03:56PM Companies Wake Up To the Problem of Bullies At Work
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:38AM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @09:56AM Is American English Going To Take Over British English Completely?
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:06AM Ask Slashdot: Why Do We Still Commute?
Thursday November 02, 2017 @08:19AM Timber Towers Are On the Rise in France
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @01:24PM A Japanese Company Is Giving Nonsmokers Longer Vacations
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:16PM Tech Companies Pledge To Use Artificial Intelligence Responsibly
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:33PM You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @09:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Friday September 01, 2017 @02:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:19AM What We Get Wrong About Technology
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:00AM Facebook To Open New Office in Kendall Square, Adding Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @03:36PM Rural America Is Building Its Own Internet Because No One Else Will
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @02:05PM In Our Cynical Age, No One Fails Anymore -- Everybody 'Pivots'
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:17PM To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining
Friday August 25, 2017 @02:57PM Modest Proposal To Companies: Let Your Customers Respond To Your Emails - Kill no-reply@
Friday August 25, 2017 @07:42AM Apple Is Pulling Apps By Iranian Developers From The App Store To Comply With US Sanctions
Thursday August 24, 2017 @03:34PM Many People Still Don't Want To Ride in Self-driving Cars, Survey Finds
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @12:19PM We Can't Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @09:29AM People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35, Study Says
Monday August 21, 2017 @12:56PM Driverless Cars Need a Lot More Than Software, Ford CTO Says
Friday August 18, 2017 @02:17PM Self-sufficient Eclipse Chasers Hit the Road To 'Totality'
Friday August 18, 2017 @09:04AM How Security Pros Look at Encryption Backdoors
Thursday August 17, 2017 @12:17PM A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her To Work by 7 AM
Thursday August 17, 2017 @08:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @12:36PM Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad Can Make You Feel Worse
Monday August 14, 2017 @08:49AM Device That Revolutionized Timekeeping Receives an IEEE Milestone
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @12:21PM In Response To Anti-diversity Memo, YouTube CEO Says Sexism in Tech is 'Pervasive'
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @10:39AM Brits Look at Google and Facebook Every 210 Seconds, Says Survey
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @10:29AM Playing Action Video Games May Be Bad For Your Brain, Study Finds
Monday August 07, 2017 @12:13PM The No-GPS Road Trip
Monday August 07, 2017 @09:04AM Inside the World of Silicon Valley's 'Coasters' -- the Millionaire Engineers Who Get Paid Gobs of Money and Barely Work
Friday August 04, 2017 @11:19AM Why We Can't Have the Male Pill
Thursday August 03, 2017 @02:53PM Slashdot Asks: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Thursday August 03, 2017 @09:53AM Thousands Show Up For Jobs at Amazon Warehouses in US Cities
Thursday August 03, 2017 @09:49AM Private Valuations Aren't Grounded in Reality, Study Finds
Monday July 31, 2017 @12:58PM Apple is About To Do Something Their Programmers Definitely Don't Want
Sunday July 30, 2017 @11:41AM CNET Warns 'Everything Looks Like A Hack' At DEFCON
Friday July 28, 2017 @12:07PM India is Betting On Compulsory Internships To Improve Its Unemployable Engineers
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:42AM Top Established and Emerging Tech Companies Prefer To Hire Highly Educated Candidates, Not Dropouts
Monday July 24, 2017 @01:39PM Push Notifications From Popular Apps Are Becoming Increasingly Useless And Annoying
Monday July 24, 2017 @12:17PM Unemployment in the UK is Now So Low It's in Danger of Exposing the Lie Used To Create the Numbers
Monday July 24, 2017 @11:43AM Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover
Saturday July 22, 2017 @02:04AM For Seattle Women Called Alexa, Frustrating To Share Name With Amazon Device
Friday July 21, 2017 @10:06PM Millennials Only Have a 5 To 6 Second Attention Span For Ads
Thursday July 20, 2017 @10:01AM Say Goodbye To Spain's Glorious Three-Hour Lunch Break
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @02:57PM California Lawsuit Wants To Weaken Noncompetes
Friday July 14, 2017 @09:03AM Work From Home People Earn More, Quit Less, and Are Happier Than Their Office-bound Counterparts
Thursday July 13, 2017 @01:44PM Early 'Coding School' Dev Bootcamp Is Shutting Down
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @09:27AM Tech Boss Attacks 'Whiners' in Angry Email
Friday July 07, 2017 @03:06PM Ask Slashdot: Are We Living In the Golden Age of Bailing?
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:40AM Microsoft Plans Up To 3,000 Job Cuts In a Sales Staff Overhaul To Fuel Cloud Growth
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @01:51PM Tesla Factory Reportedly Described As a 'Predator Zone' By Female Employees
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @01:11PM The XHamster Wikipedia Page Is Suddenly Immensely Popular, and No One Knows Why
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @11:44AM Hanoi Plan To Ban Motorbikes By 2030 To Combat Pollution
Monday July 03, 2017 @02:38PM Young Men Are Working Less. Some Economists Think It's Because They're Home Playing Video Games.
Monday July 03, 2017 @01:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is Logging Long Hours a Recipe For Burnout or the Only Way To Get Ahead?
Friday June 30, 2017 @05:39PM 'You're Doing Your Weekend Wrong'
Friday June 30, 2017 @04:32PM A Million Bottles a Minute: World's Plastic Binge 'As Dangerous as Climate Change'
Friday June 30, 2017 @04:08PM Investors Who Back VC Funds Are Worried About Valley Culture
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:22AM The Age of Distributed Truth
Thursday June 29, 2017 @09:40AM Spanish Siesta Culture Lets Entrepreneur Turn Naps Into Gold
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @02:59PM The App Economy Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in Five Years
Monday June 26, 2017 @12:17PM Who Americans Spend Their Time With
Thursday June 22, 2017 @12:54PM Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together
Thursday June 22, 2017 @09:00AM With Her Blog Post About Toxic Bro-Culture at Uber, Susan Fowler Proved That One Person Can Make a Difference
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:07PM Even Telecom Workers Don't Want To Talk On the Phone
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:13PM 'Older Fathers Have Geekier Sons'
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @01:56PM More Than 80% of US Adults Get News On Their Phones
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:56AM Indian Scientists Are Experimenting With Drone Seed-bombing To Plant a Forest
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @12:19PM Uber CEO To Take Leave, Diminished Role After Workplace Scandals
Sunday June 11, 2017 @11:19PM Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide With Remarkable Accuracy
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:26PM The Internet Of Things Is Becoming More Difficult To Escape
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:15PM Trump-Style Tactics Finally Stopped Working For Uber
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:00PM Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web To Send Deadly Drugs by Mail
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:12PM More Than 40 Percent of Companies Now Offer a 'Summer Friday' Perk
Friday June 09, 2017 @12:30PM The Hidden Ways That Architecture Affects How You Feel
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:00AM CEO of Defunct Silicon Valley Startup Indicted For Allegedly Tricking Employees Into Working For Free
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:32PM Theresa May Says UK Will 'Tear Up' Human Rights Laws If Needed For Terror Fight
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @06:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @02:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @01:24PM More Than 20 Employees Fired at Uber in Sexual Harassment Investigation
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @12:26PM Before Silicon Valley, New Jersey Was Tech Capital
Monday June 05, 2017 @03:18PM San Francisco Goes After Uber, Lyft For Data On City Trips, Driver Bonuses
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:26PM Airbnb Hosts More Likely To Reject Guests With Disabilities, Study Finds
Friday June 02, 2017 @02:19PM Hundreds of Walmart Employees Say They've Been Punished For Taking Sick Days
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:46PM Denmark Is Killing Tesla and Other Electric Cars
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:05PM Walmart Is Turning Its Employees Into Delivery Drivers To Compete With Amazon
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:58AM EU Commissioner Says No to Bill Gates' Robot Tax Idea
Friday June 02, 2017 @09:36AM Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Charging Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:41PM Ethiopia Turns Off Internet Nationwide as Students Sit Exams
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:51PM European Union Will Fund Public Wifi
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:08AM For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are the New Composers
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @09:51AM Instagram CEO On Allegations That His App Has Copied Snapchat
Monday May 29, 2017 @09:41AM British Airways CEO Won't Resign, Says Outsourcing Not To Blame For IT Failure
Monday May 29, 2017 @09:04AM India's Ethical Hackers Rewarded Abroad, Ignored at Home
Friday May 26, 2017 @01:53PM 80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000
Friday May 26, 2017 @01:28PM The Gig Economy Workforce Will Double In Four Years
Thursday May 25, 2017 @02:11PM 83 Percent Of Security Staff Waste Time Fixing Other IT Problems
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @12:49PM Imzy, the Kinder and Gentler Reddit By Ex Employee, Is Shutting Down
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @01:26PM At Google, an Employee-Run Email List Tracks Harassment and Bias Complaints
Monday May 22, 2017 @02:22PM How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:28PM Mark Zuckerberg Is Working On a Way To Connect You To People You 'Should' Know
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:11AM 'Science Must Clean Up Its Act'
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:49AM IBM is Telling Remote Workers To Get Back in the Office Or Leave
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:54PM A Quarter of IT Pros Find Their Job Very Stressful
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:02PM Families Will Spend More Than a Third of Summer Staring At Screens
Thursday May 18, 2017 @11:20AM More Than 35,000 AT&T Workers Threaten Weekend Strike
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:44PM 'U Can't Talk to Ur Professor Like This'
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:46PM 'The Traditional Lecture Is Dead'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @10:58AM Draft Horses Are Helping Upgrade Cell Towers In Wisconsin
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:23AM Ask Slashdot: How To Improve At Work When You're Not Getting Feedback?
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:30AM IBM: Remote Working Is Great! (For Everyone Except Us)
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:17AM Your Boss Is Not More Stressed Out Than You, Science Says
Friday May 05, 2017 @07:57AM April Jobs Report: 211,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:49AM Managers Should Start Texting Job Candidates, Says Study
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:33PM China is Recruiting 20,000 People To Write Its Own Wikipedia
Monday May 01, 2017 @09:28AM 'There's No Good Way To Kill a Bad Idea'
Friday April 28, 2017 @11:13AM Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @01:50PM Most Millennials Have an Unrealistic View of Their Retirement Prospects, Analysts Say
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @08:46AM Suicide of an Uber Engineer: Widow Blames Job Stress
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @12:35PM In Costly Bay Area, Even Six-Figure Salaries Are Considered 'Low Income'
Thursday April 20, 2017 @07:47AM CC'ing the Boss on Email Makes Employees Feel Less Trusted, Study Finds
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:22AM The Biggest Time Suck at the Office Might Be Your Computer
Monday April 17, 2017 @03:46PM How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money
Friday April 14, 2017 @03:23PM The Great Japan Potato-Chip Crisis: Panic Buying, $12 Bags
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:26AM If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?
Monday April 10, 2017 @08:54AM Sleep Is the New Status Symbol
Thursday April 06, 2017 @12:43PM Amazon Looks to Hire 30,000 Part-Time Employees in US
Thursday April 06, 2017 @12:05PM Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @02:13PM More Than a Hoodie: How We Talk About Developers
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @08:51AM Teenagers Think Google is Cool, Study By Google Finds
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:12PM Fear of Robots Taking Jobs in the Short Term is Overblown, Says General Electric CEO
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:07PM More Than Ever, Employees Want a Say in How Their Companies Are Run
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @01:23PM The Best and Worst Cities To Live in For Tech Workers, Based on Rent and Commute
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:57AM 'Brainstorming Doesn't Work'
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:03PM Elon Musk Launches Neuralink To Connect Brains With Computers
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:44AM App That Lets People Make Personalized Emojis Is the Fastest Growing App In Past Two Years
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:24AM Americans' Shift To The Suburbs Sped Up Last Year
Thursday March 23, 2017 @08:16AM The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:04AM Performance Bugs, 'the Dark Matter of Programming Bugs', Are Out There Lurking and Unseen
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @10:19AM GitHub Now Lets Its Workers Keep the IP When They Use Company Resources For Personal Projects
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:16AM Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion
Thursday March 16, 2017 @11:36AM The Last Days of Club Penguin
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @02:11PM 58% of High-Performance Employees Say They Need More Quiet Work Spaces
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @09:59AM 82% of Kids in 'Netflix Only' Homes Have No Idea What Commercials Are
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @09:48AM This Is How the Number 3.14 Got the Name 'Pi'
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:28AM Commentary On How To Make Novice Programmers More Professional
Friday March 10, 2017 @09:21AM U.S. Jobs, Pay Show Solid Gains in Trump's First Full Month
Thursday March 09, 2017 @03:35PM Seattle Tech Engineers Are More Loyal Than Those in San Francisco, Data Shows
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:54AM Why Typography Matters -- Especially At The Oscars
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @10:56AM Uber Says Thousands of London Drivers Threatened By English Language Test
Monday February 27, 2017 @02:07PM Scraping By On Six Figures? Tech Workers Feel Poor in Silicon Valley's Wealth Bubble
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:05AM Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO
Friday February 24, 2017 @08:26AM Panasonic Wants Employees To Relax, Limits Work Days To 11 hours
Thursday February 23, 2017 @09:52AM Inside Uber's Aggressive, Unrestrained Workplace Culture
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:37AM How Tech Ate the Media and Our Minds
Thursday February 09, 2017 @03:53PM RSA: Ban On Booth Babes Has Been No Big Deal
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:50PM Slashdot Asks: Your Favorite Podcasts? And Why?
Friday February 03, 2017 @12:52PM The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:49AM Amazon Now Has More Than 341,000 Employees -- Added 110,000 People Last Year
Thursday January 19, 2017 @12:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:49AM Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years
Monday January 02, 2017 @07:16PM China Smog: Millions Start New Year Shrouded By Health Alerts and Travel Chaos
Monday December 12, 2016 @03:49PM Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: I Screwed Up and I Want Reddit To Trust Me Again
Monday December 12, 2016 @10:57AM If You Get Rich, You Won't Quit Working For Long
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @01:42PM Information Overload No Problem For Most Americans: Survey
Monday December 05, 2016 @01:33PM Interns At Tech Companies Are Better Paid Than Most American Workers
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @10:00AM Uber Drivers Demand Higher Pay in Nationwide Protest
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:25AM Amazon Worker Jumps Off Company Building After Email Note
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:36AM Fearing Tighter US Visa Regime, Indian IT Firms Rush To Hire
Thursday November 24, 2016 @07:24PM Amazon Makes Good On Its Promise To Delete 'Incentivized' Reviews
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:06PM Samsung and Panasonic Accused Over Supply Chain Labour Abuses in Malaysia
Monday November 21, 2016 @11:26AM 'Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.'
Saturday November 12, 2016 @10:38PM Microsoft Survey Shows Negative Online Interactions Affect People In Real Life
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:13AM Samsung Takes Out Full-page Ads on WSJ, NYTimes, and WaPo To Apologize For Note 7 Defects
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @08:54AM US President Barack Obama Criticizes Facebook of Spreading Fake Stories
Monday November 07, 2016 @02:41PM India's New Delhi Now Most Polluted City on Earth, Air Quality Well Beyond 'Hazardous' Level
Thursday November 03, 2016 @08:05AM LinkedIn, Glassdoor Add Tools To Reveal Your Pay Potential
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @02:12PM Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker For $31 Million