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3 Big Challenges Millennials Face in the Workplace (That Employers Don't Seem to Understand)

The other side of the story.<p>The Millennial discussion is always so one-sided. It's about how Millennials are difficult to manage, hard to keep long-term as employees, impatient and shortsighted.<p>But what about the other side? What about the things Millennials have to tolerate in the workplace that …

Millennials

It’s becoming more common for young adults to live at home – and for longer stretches

As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home. This is 5 percentage points higher than the share of Generation …

Demographics

How IoT sensors could connect via ambient radio waves

Most Internet of things (IoT) systems link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. A group of …

Internet of Things

San Jose council members to vote on giving themselves raises, changing the process

SAN JOSE — Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City Council will vote Tuesday whether to give themselves hefty raises.<p>But while many of the city’s elected …

Silicon Valley

Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields

While NFC has become a standard feature on Android phones these days, it is only as convenient as it is available on the other end, not to mention the awkwardness of aligning the antennas as well. As such, Carnegie Mellon University's Future Interfaces Group is proposing a working concept that's …

The Bachelor

Reality check: Technology is killing fewer jobs than ever

Despite widespread fears that artificial intelligence and automation will create mass unemployment, job losses due to technology are at historic …

Intelligence

Women Are Working To Change The Ratio, But Progress In Venture Capital Remains Slow

One year after a comprehensive Crunchbase report found that 7 percent of partners at the top 100 venture firms globally are women, female venture …

Coming up with the next big thing isn’t just your job

by Tom Koulopoulos<p>… it’s a job for everyone on your team.<p><b>4 Ways to Create (or Crush) a Culture of Innovation</b><p>There’s a viral video that makes it’s way …

Innovation

Facebook: leaking info about gender bias damages our 'recruiting brand'

Tech company is disputing analysis that female engineers have code rejected 35% more than male engineers and said such leaks make it harder to hire women<p>Facebook is disputing a former employee’s analysis that female engineers have their code rejected 35% more than male engineers, telling employees …

Diversity

The New Suburban Crisis

Once the key driver of the American dream, the suburbs have reached the end of a long era of cheap growth. Now their advantages to economic mobility have nearly disappeared.<p>During the mid-1980s, before anyone thought of the suburbs as being on a downward trajectory, the urban designer David Lewis, …

Cities

Imitating AI, a big year for blockchain and other top stories of the week

<b>Is AI imitating us or are we imitating AI?</b> Schools aren’t teaching what makes us human.<p><b>Ready for doughnut economics?</b> Big ideas that could solve …

Economics

10 demographic trends shaping the U.S. and the world in 2017

As demographers convene in Chicago for the Population Association of America’s annual meeting, here is a look at 10 of Pew Research Center’s recent …

Population

Roadshow: Downtown San Jose parking spots are disappearing

<b>Q</b> As more high-rise buildings are being built in downtown San Jose, more street-level parking lots are disappearing. I saw a building plan, and all …

Cities

Internal Affairs: Election for San Jose’s open City Council seat taking shape

It’s more than a year away, but the race for an open seat on the San Jose City Council that could sway the power balance on a council divided by …

The Real Winner Of Trump's 100 Days: Private Prisons

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>With crime at historic lows, and many states finally beginning to roll back harsh sentencing laws, there was less need …

Ivanka Trump’s White House role is a symbol of democratic decline

I’ve no doubt she thinks she is qualified. Politics is not really all that different from advertising, right? You promote handbags; you promote nice causes. Women entrepreneurs, friendship between nations, edgy earrings — whatever. These are all part of a lifestyle that everybody wants, and it’s a …

Donald Trump

Celebrating World IP Day

Apr262017<p>Print this page<p>Image(s) included<p>Post a comment<p>InnovationPatents for Humanity<p>Posted at 3:17 PM<p>On April 26, the U.S. Patent and Trademark …

Innovation

50 Reasons Why Everyone Should Want More Walkable Streets

From making you live longer to making cities more resilient: If you want a reason to make your city more walkable, it’s in here.<p>As more cities try to improve walkability–from car-free “superblocks” in Barcelona to heat-protected walkways in Dubai–a new report outlines the reasons behind the shift, …

Urban Design

A Green Infrastructure Guidebook for City Planners

This new online resource showcases how communities across the country have successfully mitigated the effects of extreme weather by relying on green infrastructure.<p>Ninety-six percent of the country’s population lives in counties where federally declared weather-related disasters have occurred since …

Disrupting work and workers in the age of cognitive computing systems

By Kevin C. Desouza, Gregory S. Dawson, Bryce A. SantiagoThe rise of cognitive computing systems (CCSs) brings a potentially massive shift in the way …

Intelligence

Join ThinkbiggerSanJose for Jane’s Walk 2017

Jane’s Walk is a annual weekend celebration of the matriarch of modern urbanist thought, Jane Jacobs. This international event is celebrated on the …

Six-figure salaries considered low income in some Bay Area counties

The Bay Area is so expensive, even some six-figure salaries are now considered low income.<p>The Department of Housing and Urban Development just …

Housing

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

CLEARLAKE, Calif. — On a recent afternoon, an aerospace engineer working for a small Silicon Valley company called Kitty Hawk piloted a flying car above a scenic lake about 100 miles north of San Francisco.<p>Kitty Hawk’s flying car, if you insisted on calling it a “car,” looked like something Luke …

Drones

The Rise of the 1099 Economy: Who Really Benefits from Contract Work? | Jobs for the Future

One trend to watch closely as we explore the future of work is the changing nature of the employer/employee relationship—particularly the fact that, …

Why creativity will drive the next industrial revolution

Growth in the first industrial revolution was driven by engineering, the second through electricity and production lines, and the third by technology …

Manufacturing

Smart Cities: The Solution To Our Urban Ills?

An unprecedented rural exodus, coupled with accelerating global urbanization, is marking out poverty, air quality, congestion, failing infrastructure and general wellbeing as the greatest challenges for the 21st century. In this respect, they are making the need for “smarter cities” a top …

Cities

With Budget Debate Looming, Growing Share of Public Prefers Bigger Government | Pew Research Center

RT @cmarinucci: New Study: With Budget Debate Looming, Growing Share of Public Prefers Bigger Government @pewresearch<p>RT @jocelynkiley: Partisan …

The Workforce’s Billion Dollar Problem: Unskilled Workers

We’ve all heard of the skills gap by now: Companies have lots of open positions but can’t find enough workers with the skills they need. But did you …

How Many of You Are Reskilling Employees?

The Business of LearningHow Many of You Are Reskilling Employees?<p>It’s a worthwhile development strategy. But it may make more sense for the economy …

WattUp Wireless Charging Technology from Energous Corporation Receives 2017 GOLD Edison Award

/EINPresswire.com/ — SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – April 21, 2017) – Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary …