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Ex-Apple engineer applies for Genius Bar job, never hears back, blames ageism

An influential Apple engineer was refused a Genius Bar job at one of the iPhone maker's stores, it has been revealed—kicking off a row about age …

Apple's 'Genius Bar' once denied a job to one of the company's top engineers

In a weekend Op-Ed about ageism in the workplace, The New York Times retells the story of JK Scheinberg — a legendary Apple engineer — being denied a job at a Genius Bar. Scheinberg, an esteemed engineer that helped get Mac OS running on Intel processors, got a little restless after retiring from …

Most older people are sharp and fit – so why the growing ageism?

The body is resilient and can take a lot of abuse before succumbing to chronic disease<p>Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 07:45 Updated: Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 08:54<p>Every …

British Humour

After the referendum, the ugly scourge of ageism

Where were the cries of indignation? Where was the You Can’t Say That patrol? Instead of condemning this genuine prejudice against old people, many …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This is the “crown jewel” of data, some experts say.<p>29 min ago4:50 p.m. March 26, 2018<p>This woman appears to be planning an exit from her marriage, …

Box Office

Over-70s are victims of ‘institutionalised ageism’ in NHS, experts warn

Older people are becoming the victims of ‘institutionalised ageism’ in the NHS because targets to cut disease focus on the under 70s, it has been claimed.<p>Public Health experts at the University of East Anglia and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine warn that the concept of premature …

Add Hewlett-Packard To The List Of Tech Icons Sued For Ageism

Silicon Valley has long held the reputation of being hostile toward older workers. And now we can add tech icon Hewlett-Packard to the list of companies being sued for age discrimination.<p>In a complaint filed Aug. 18 in U.S. District Court in San Jose, CA., four former employees of the company …

Silicon Valley
Retirement

‘I was invisible’: How agency ageism affects those 50-plus

In 2008, John Greiner-Ferris was at work in a Boston-based agency when a co-worker came around with a wagon of beer and Solo cups full of ice. The …

Advertising Industry

Agency Insiders Confirm That ‘Ageism’ Exists in the Ad Industry

In case you missed it, yesterday we posted a story that was really a question: race and gender issues aside, does the ad industry discriminate …

Advertising

Kathy Griffin, Lynn Whitfield Talk #OldLivesMatter at Ageism in Hollywood Panel

"I've been told my whole career, 'If you speak out about this, some 80-year-old guy who controls the studios is never gonna hire you and you're gonna …

Hollywood

For Women in Tech, Ageism is Getting Old – Tech Diversity Files – Medium

For Women in Tech, Ageism is Getting Old<p>On the last day of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, I sat on stage with four developers …

Baby boomers are taking on ageism — and losing

<b>By and large, Dale Kleber had a pretty straightforward trip up the economic ladder</b>. He went to law school and worked his way up to general counsel of a major food distributor in Chicago and then chief executive of a dairy trade organization. He is putting his third and fourth kids through private …

Demographics

It's Time To Stop Referring To People 50 And Over As 'Seniors'

I shouldn't admit this given that someone in my line of work knows better, but this morning when I came across an organization called the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), the image that immediately came to mind was that of frail and hunched over men and women shuffling mightily and being …

Stereotypes

50 Free Cursive & Handwritten Fonts to Spice Up Your Design

Finding the <b>perfect calligraphy font</b> for your design is a tricky task. Cursive fonts have many uses and are best paired with simple body fonts for …

Typography

Having this retro arcade console on your desk will make you the coolest person in the office

8Bitdo is a company that specializes in game controllers, and now it’s trying out a bit of furniture design. This year at Gamescon the company unveiled its 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick, and the company's showing off the pretty arcade system on its Facebook. Check out that retro wooden design. We …

Furniture Design

Halley Produces an Arc of Light for Outdoors

For lighting brand Vibia, Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal designed a different kind of outdoor lamp, this time one that looks like a comet flying …

Outdoors
Vacuums

5 tools that are sure to turn you into an art expert

In recent years, tech has infiltrated just about every sector of our lives (actually though) and art is no exception. Tech is influencing artist creation and the way we consume artwork.<p>This hasn’t always been the case. Even if you’re a (very) novice art connoisseur like myself, you know that tech …

Work Every Part of Your Body With This Dumbbell Exercise Chart

Dumbbells are the unsung workhorse of the exercise world. They’re great in a home gym, and you can always grab a few even at a busy fitness center. …

14 free online personality tests that'll help point you in the right direction

There's something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so …

France Plans To Build Hundreds Of Miles Of Solar-Paved Roads

France is joining the Netherlands and Korea in the solar road club. The French government plans 620 miles of energy-generating pavement, which will be able to provide power for up to 8% of the country’s population.<p>Construction will take place over the next five years, using Wattway panels from …

"Dilbert" creator Scott Adams seeks a Digital Media Artist in Pleasanton, CA

By - Apr 02<p>Ben Uyeda of HomeMade Modern shows you the whole process and breaks down the dollar amounts<p>This will be super-helpful to those of you who …

Dilbert

Oktoberfest 2017: The 10 best alpine beers to drink in the mountains

Skiing

New year’s resolutions: the best hotels for detoxing, getting fit and learning new skills - Telegraph

New Inventions 2015: Top Eco-Friendly Designs and Innovations

2015 was a big year in terms of eco-friendly gadgets and architectural design. More and more it seems that designers are heeding a rising demand for inventions that are both useful and ecologically sensitive. Over the past year, some of the featured innovations and structural blueprints here at the …

Inventions
Crafting

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

GDPR

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Harvard Business School