Jared Tygerson

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Why Millennials Understand The Future Of Work Better Than Anyone Else

We can learn a lot about the future of work from how millennials are approaching and redefining their careers.<p>The 9-to-5 grind is over.<p>I call that traditional view, “Big Work,” and millennials intuitively understand that’s not where the future is. They are, in a sense, the first generation of …

How Trump Built an Obstruction of Justice Case Against Himself

The president’s pattern of behavior may be enough to surmount the high legal threshold for proving that he sought to stifle the special counsel’s investigation.<p>President Trump’s own actions, as reported on Thursday night, have strengthened the case for obstruction of justice against him, despite …

First vaccine shows gonorrhoea protection

<b>A vaccine has for the first time been shown to protect against the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, scientists in New Zealand say.</b><p>There are fears gonorrhoea is becoming untreatable as antibiotics fail.<p>The World Health Organization sees developing a vaccine as vital in stopping the global …

Public Health

Pope Francis allies accuse Trump White House of 'apocalyptic geopolitics'

An explosive article written by two close associates of Pope Francis has accused Steve Bannon, the chief White House strategist, of espousing an “apocalyptic geopolitics” whose roots are “not too far apart” from that of Islamist extremism.<p>Evangelicals scratch Donald Trump's back – and he's …

Christianity

What Really Causes Anxiety and Depression: “Chemical Imbalance” Theory Debunked

It was long postulated that anxiety and depressive disorders (and many other mental illnesses) were caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. More …

An Exoskeleton Designed To Help Stroke Patients Walk

After five years of development at Harvard, it’s close to hitting the market.<p>Most strokes damage the part of the brain that controls movement. After suffering one, many patients struggle to walk normally, with one side of the body more greatly impacted than the other. As people relearn how to walk, …

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers invests in counter-drone security firm Dedrone

Counter-drone security firm Dedrone has raised $15 million in a second round of funding led by John Chambers, executive chairman and former CEO of Cisco, and Felicis Ventures.<p>The company makes software to detect drones in your air space and provide an early warning about someone snooping on your …

AWS launches Amazon Chime, a Skype for Business competitor

Cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a new service that organizations can use for voice and video calls and instant messaging.<p>It might well pose a challenge to enterprise-oriented services like Cisco WebEx and LogMeIn’s GoToMeeting, but …

Cloud Computing

Silicon Valley is right—our jobs are already disappearing

Stephen Hawking says that “we are at the most dangerous moment in the development of humanity” and that the “rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend job destruction deep into the middle classes, with only the most caring, creative, or supervisory roles remaining.”<p>Sam Hinkie, the …

Silicon Valley

Tupperware CEO: Why Job Creation As We Know It Is Over

For the past five decades, from after World War II until the turn of the Millennium, the U.S. relied on companies to create jobs and grow the …

Vespa's creators just unveiled a personal cargo robot

The Vespa brand's owner, the Piaggio Group, doesn't have a reputation for cutting edge tech (it only just started making an electric scooter). However, it's making up for that in style. It's establishing a robot-focused company, Piaggio Fast Forward, and has unveiled that company's first product: …

This phone case houses a tiny drone designed to take selfies

For those who can't, there's a drone for that.<p>The Airselfie is a tiny drone that is housed in a phone case, and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.<p>Airselfie already went through its Kickstarter campaign, where it amassed more …

Rudy Giuliani says Trump asked him how to make a “Muslim ban” legal

“It’s not a Muslim ban,” US president Donald Trump told reporters yesterday, speaking of his executive order barring entry to the US for people from seven Muslim-majority countries.<p>Trump was responding to criticism that the measure targets members of one religion—which, if proved, could render it …

Donald Trump

The US has been downgraded to a 'flawed democracy'

Although the report's publication comes shortly after the election of President Donald Trump, the EIU analysts write that the US was not downgraded because of him. Rather, they argue, his surprise election was an <i>effect</i> of the underlying causes that led the EIU to downgrade the US.<p>According to the …

Political Science

Technology vs. the Middle Class

The ‘fourth industrial revolution’ will cause income inequality. Tech can also solve it<p>There is a reason we live in a golden age of dystopian science fiction: Increasingly, it feels like it is coming true. From “The Hunger Games” to “Elysium,” stories depict a world in which the trend of growing …

Income Inequality

When Nixon’s Henchmen Plotted to Assassinate a Journalist with LSD

For those who think the future of press freedom is facing unprecedented challenges, a reminder of the time Nixon aides hatched a plot to kill a …

Foreign Policy

It’s About To Get Even Easier to Hide on the Dark Web

Sites on the so-called dark web, or darknet, typically operate under what seems like a privacy paradox: While anyone who knows a dark web site's …

How do you make new friends as an adult? Be like the golden retriever

When you are an adult, it is hard to make new friends. I myself used to be real weird about it. At a party, for example, a potential friend might ask about my favorite sandwich. <i>This is it!</i> I would think. <i>My big shot! What’s a cool kind of sandwich to like?</i> But in my eagerness to impress, my mind …

Pets

Google RAISR Intelligently Makes Low-Res Images High Quality

By using machine learning images can be up to 75 percent smaller without losing their detail.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

The Centrelink and expenses scandals reveal the rot at the heart of our democracy

Donald Trump, as a destructive force, hit the political system of the United States with a resounding bang. But perhaps liberal democracies can also be brought low by means of a long and slow deflation.<p>Institutions may not collapse overnight, just gradually cease to function as they should, and …

Malcolm Turnbull

5 Gadgets to Get For the Pet Who Deserves It All

Anyone who's obsessed with their dog or cat will do anything to make their life happier. For some owners, that means getting treats or a new toy. Others, however, might prefer getting new gadgets for their pets to keep them in shape — and to know where they are at all times. Ahead, you'll see our …

Who medically needs a pet? A psychiatry resident shares her perspective - Scope

The first time women marched on Washington, they were beaten and hospitalized

Suffragette city turned ugly in 1913<p>On a cold day in early March 1913, 27-year-old Inez Milholland sat placidly astride her horse, Gray Dawn, on …

How Extreme Partisanship Opens the Authoritarian Door

History shows us that extreme polarization opens the door to authoritarianism. It’s not too late—but we’re standing right at that door now.<p>Every so …

Why the Press Is “Totally Unprepared” to Cover Trump

Journalists are poised on the politics, but are they ready for the potential policy revolution?<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>Embedded plentifully during the presidential campaign, the press may now leave most consumers in the cold.<p>I’d been talking to <b>Merrill Brown</b>, …

Guest Post: Exploring Cultural Values with Students (With Hand-Outs)

<b>Editor’s Note: I’ve shared many resources related to learning about different cultures, including a lesson I do as well as The Best Sites For</b> …

Teaching

Comic Creators from Rival Publishers Assemble for 'Love is Love' Pulse Charity Anthology

Marc Andreyko and IGN Editor Joshua Yehl discuss the new anthology comic created as a tribute to the Pulse nightclub victims in Orlando.<p>It’s unusual …

Graphic Novels

Outsourced: In A Twist, Some San Francisco IT Jobs Are Moving To India

In San Francisco, companies will pay six-figure salaries to entry-level tech workers from all over the world. So this might come as a surprise: A public university there is laying off some of its own IT staff and sending their jobs to a contractor with headquarters in India.<p>Until recently, Hank …

San Francisco

A top futurist predicts the largest internet company of 2030 will be an online school

According to futurist Thomas Frey, in 14 years it'll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over the internet.<p>It's not just because the technology will be that sophisticated, Frey says, but because the company responsible for it will be the largest of its kind.<p>"I've been predicting …

Artificial Intelligence

A Harvard psychiatrist wrote to Obama to demand a psychiatric evaluation of Trump

Donald Trump’s erratic behavior—from his petulant response to Saturday Night Live’s depiction of him to his erratic diplomatic calls—is hardly typical of a president. And his manner is so unusual that three psychiatrists, including Judith Herman, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, …

Mental Health