Manuel A Perez-Quinones

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Diversity at the Top May Boost the Bottom Line

Prof's Study Finds Performance Improves When Corporate Leadership is Mixed<p>Sep. 10, 2010<p>Racial diversity at a corporation’s top ranks may be good for …

It’s time for Asian American men to stop being the “Model Minority” in tech.

We all know tech is excluding most people from participating. But one group is actually <b>over</b> represented. And we’ve been conspicuously silent.<p>The …

Gender Equality In The Workplace Can Boost Profits

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Senior Writer<p>Published: 10/07/2014 07:03 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily<p>If you want to boost your bottom line, try balancing the number of men and women in your office, new research suggests.<p>While it may make some employees unhappy, increasing gender diversity in the …

America Desperately Needs More STEM Students. Here's How to Get Them

There is no doubt that to advance our economy and our society we need to create the next great technology innovations, not just consume them. That’s why there is such urgency for the U.S. to develop a stronger workforce of experts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). After all, …

Email is killing us

At 10:13 PM last night, I sent Atlantic assistant editor Joe Pinsker an email to say I was writing an article about all the after-work time we spend on email.<p>Before the clock struck 10:14, Joe had replied: “Sounds good.”<p>Without having any idea that I would share his correspondence, Joe anticipated …

6 Depressing Facts About Diversity in Film

Black, Hispanic, Asian, Middle Eastern and Native American people are still grossly underrepresented in film, a new report says.<p>The Media Diversity & …

Meet the Man Who Created the Most Radical Hero in Comics

<i>Ed.—Tomorrow marks the release of Genius #1, the first in a five-part comic-book miniseries about a young woman from South Central L.A. who unites</i> …

Diversity in Tech: Pinterest Shows Lack of Hispanics, but Progress for Women

Pinterest joins the latest round of tech firms reporting diversity figures in an attempt to shed some light on the makeup of Silicon Valley's …

Why Diversity In Tech Matters: ‘People Solve Problems That They See’

Civic Information API

The Google Civic Information API lets developers build applications that display civic information to their users. For any U.S. residential address, …

Human Geography

How people get local news and information in different communities

Local News and Community Types<p>In January, 2011 the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and Internet & American Life Project, …

Expanding the Pipeline: Hispanic Momentum in Computing

Hispanics have the highest growth rates among all groups in the United States, yet they remain considerably underrepresented in computing careers and …

Panel proposes 'radical changes' to culture of scientific research

In the face of rising global competition and increased funding for science, mathematics, engineering and technology, researchers across the spectrum …

Translating diversity to Internet governance | Napoli

<i>Philip M. Napoli</i><br>Rutgers University<br>United States<p>Professor of Journalism & Media Studies in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers …

Internet

Study finds that faculty members are more likely to respond to white males than others

A survey of more than 6,000 faculty members, across a range of disciplines, has found that when prospective graduate students reach out for guidance, …

Evidence Of Racial, Gender Biases Found In Faculty Mentoring

Research found faculty in academic departments linked to more lucrative professions are more likely to discriminate against women and minorities than faculty in fields linked to less lucrative jobs.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Now, when preschoolers get to college, some will have professors who …

The Differences between Digital History and Digital Humanities

<i>The revised & expanded version of this post published in Debates in Digital Humanities 2016 is now online.</i><p>For the last nine months I’ve spent much of …

Is coding the new literacy?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>In the winter of 2011, a handful of software engineers landed in Boston just ahead …

Fanfiction, Graphs, and PageRank

Posted on July 6, 2014<p>On a website called fanfiction.net, users write millions of stories about their favorite stories. They have diverse opinions …