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Is a Coding Bootcamp Right For You? | GoDaddy

GoDaddy

Poll shows consumers want Net Neutrality law

Net Neutrality can be something of a complex subject, but another poll shows consumers not only understand what it is, they want to keep it.<p>In short, …

Net Neutrality

Why Women Programmers Were the Foundation of the Computing Age, and Where They Went

When news of the Google memo broke—an internal criticism of the company’s diversity initiatives by a since-fired engineer from the Chicago …

Corporate Leaders Stand Up to Hate and Trump

On Wednesday, President Trump announced that he was “ending” two of his business advisory councils: a manufacturing initiative and a strategy …

What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity

The business case for diversity is clear. Diversity can boost innovation and employee engagement, and companies with greater gender and racial diversity financially outperform their peers. Yet progress within organizations has been slow – there is still a lack of women and minorities in leadership …

How These Women Entrepreneurs are Fighting Prejudice in Tech Sector

Possible reasons behind the lack of diversity can be company culture, gaps in the pay packages and poor visibility in crucial meetings<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Much has been talked about the lack of diversity in the tech sector. The fact …

How Eclipses Changed History

In July of 1878, Vassar professor Maria Mitchell led a team of astronomers to the new state of Colorado to observe a total solar eclipse. In a field outside of Denver, they watched as the sun went dark and a feathery fan of bright tendrils — the solar corona — faded into view.<p>But the expedition …

Astronomy

Coming out as a woman in venture capital: opinion

It was standing room only at the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco one evening in April.<p>Kate Mitchell, partner and co-founder of Scale Ventures and co-chair of the National Venture Capital Association’s Diversity Task Force, jumpstarted the conversation about why she has taken a …

Science doesn’t explain tech’s diversity problem — history does

You can’t fix something by ignoring it<p>In 2017, the idea that biological differences drive social inequality is considered fairly offensive. For the incurious, the taboo around this argument makes it exciting. But unlike people, not all ideas are created equally, and they should not be treated with …

Personal Retrospectives for Values-Based Productivity - April Wensel @ TechDays Sweden

Sweden

James Damore, Google, and the YouTube radicalization of angry white men

Damore became an ‘alt-right’ hero after Google fired him over his views on women. Did Google-owned YouTube play a role in reinforcing those ideas?<p>For the YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, the Google manifesto was personal and painful. After reading the news of engineer James Damore’s 10-page memo …

Internet

From Intel To Facebook To GoDaddy, Tech Reacts To Charlottesville

The tech community has been responding to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend in a number of ways. Along with other CEOs, Intel …

It's Not Just Google: White Male Discontent Has Come to the Tech Industry

Google isn’t the only Silicon Valley employer being accused of hostility to white men.<p>Yahoo! Inc. and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. were already …

Mentoring: How To Get Started As A Mentor | Karen Catlin and Poornima Vijayashanker

Mentoring

Mentoring with a twist: Plugging the generational gap at work

There is renewed pressure on the importance of creative thinking and collaboration in the workplace.<p>Yet in times of rapid change, it can be difficult …

How to Keep Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion Project on the Side

YouTube

Why This Tech CEO Keeps Hiring Humanities Majors

One Y Combinator–incubated startup founder makes the case for “STEAM” over “STEM.”<p>The push to teach kids coding and technology now extends even to <i>Sesame Street.</i> The venerable children’s show recently introduced a “STEM” (science, technology, engineering, and math) component to its programming, and …

Womaneer

The World Caters to Average People and Mediocre Lifestyles

Becoming extraordinary means leaving the majority<p>“If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things …

Gender pay gap much smaller at tech companies with more female execs, study finds

Tech companies with more women in leadership enjoy some unexpected perks. In addition to improving salary equity among men and women, they also have …

Gender