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Engineers Say "No Thanks" to Silicon Valley Recruiters, Citing Ethical Concerns

Some engineers are turning down tech recruiters by citing concerns about corporate valuesAnna Geiduschek usually has no time to respond to …

Silicon Valley

Stop ‘delivering’ software with Agile — it doesn’t work

Clickbait-y title or not — i’ve got some stern truths for you.Photo by Jason Rosewell on UnsplashLet me start by asking you a question.Are you …

Project Management

Accept or not accept? What to do. | LinkedIn

Over the last few years, I have declined a few dozen invitations to connect. I speculate that he "inviter" does not know that I declined or why I …

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Not enough people are paying attention to this global economic trend

By the second semester of my freshman year at Harvard, I had started going to classes I wasn’t signed up for, and had pretty much stopped going to …

Half the World Doesn’t Want Your Kisses And Other Revelations About Public Displays Of Affection

Has there ever been a symbol of love so blissfully simple as the kiss? From iconic black-and-white movie romances to bi-curious chart-toppers to …

Relationships

The Slow Grad Student - Do Less and Be Mindful | Tomorrow's Professor Postings

Folks:<p>The posting below looks at the benefits of doing less, not more. It is by Dr. Chris Golde, assistant director of career communities- PhDs & …

Higher Education

Sorry, Not Sorry: My Apology Addiction | LinkedIn

Beyonce's “Lemonade” was a massive cultural event for a lot of profound reasons, not least of which because it gave women a melody to which they …

Celebrity Gossip

My Father-In-Law Won't Become a Coder, No Matter What Economists Say | LinkedIn

For more than 20 years, my father-in-law has sold food to mostly small, independent, family-owned restaurants. He works for one of the world’s …

Middle Age

White, Conservative, Christian Friend—I Wish You Really Were Pro-Life

You tell me that you’re voting for Donald Trump for one reason: because you’re pro-life. Despite everything you’ve seen and know about this man (much …

Mental Disorders

It’s Time to End the Tipped Minimum Wage

Washington DC voted this week to eliminate a practice that leaves restaurant workers in poverty. The rest of the country should follow their lead.<p>We …

Washington D.C.

'Deceived by Design:' Google and Facebook Accused of Manipulating Users Into Giving Up Their Data

Facebook and Google introduced new privacy settings in order to comply with Europe’s sweeping new privacy law, the General Data Protection …

Privacy

Let’s Work Together to Stop the Cycle of Shaming

Embed from Getty Images<br>—As a society, we have become really good at shaming others for how they look, what they wear, where they live, who they date, …

Forget Pi Day. We should be celebrating Tau Day

As a physics reporter and lover of mathematics, I won’t be celebrating Pi Day this year. That’s because pi is wrong.I don’t mean that the value is …

It’s No Accident Americans Are Still Broke in a Booming Economy

A new study shows exactly how badly you're getting screwed, and why.<p>Populist appeals to Americans angry at their place in the world powered Donald Trump to the presidency. But even though Trump has spent his time in the White House pushing policies that benefit the monied classes as opposed to …

Research Casts Light On ASMR, The Strange 'Brain Tingle' Millions Use To Relax

A first-of-its-kind study explores the physical effects of ASMR, a tingly, trance-like feeling said to promote intense relaxation for those who …

Why Tax Rates Matter More Than Taxes

Debates about tax reform often focus on who will pay more and who will pay less.<p>These distributional questions obscure a crucial issue: How do …

12 Secrets to Men Feeling Alive and Fulfilled in a Relationship

Shares 8K<p>—<p><i>Hey, Good Men Project readers, if you’re single and looking for love, check out our partner MeetMindful, a dating site where good men</i> …

Men’s Rage is Rooted in the Brutal Double Bind of American Manhood

American men, accustomed to exercising power for generations, are adrift in a liminal cultural space unlike any we have ever experienced.Men are …

Study shows Seattle has plenty of parking. So why can’t you find a spot?

The study’s author says Seattle’s parking spaces are actually increasing, even though drivers may not readily notice. Many spaces are being added in …

Rockstar

README.md<p>Rockstar is a dynamically typed Turing-complete programming language.<p>Rockstar is designed for creating computer programs that are also song …

JavaScript

These 10 Facts About Sex in Colonial America Will Shake You to the Core

In the mid-eighteenth century, prior to the events of the American Revolution, about one of every three young women who walked down the aisle to …

Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing

<b>Google</b> has not had any of its 85,000+ employees successfully phished on their work-related accounts since early 2017, when it began requiring all …

Information Systems

Why There Must Never Be a Speech and Assembly Tax

A historic level of activism and protest has been seen in our nation’s streets and public parks over the past two years. These protests reflect the …

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, and the war over change - Vox

How demographic change is fracturing our politics.<p>In 2008, Barack Obama held up change as a beacon, attaching to it another word, a word that channeled everything his young and diverse coalition saw in his rise and their newfound political power: <i>hope</i>. An America that would elect a black man …

Political Science

She Didn’t Fight Back: 5 (Misguided) Reasons People Doubt Sexual Misconduct Victims

She took decades to come forward. She can’t remember exactly what happened. She sent friendly text messages to the same man she says assaulted her. She didn’t fight back.<p>There are all sorts of reasons women who report sexual misconduct, from unwanted advances by their bosses to groping or forced …

Sexual Harassment

Why Your Job is Becoming Impossible to Do: The Tragedy of Well-Intentioned Organizational Overload

As the old saying goes, "the road to hell is paved with good intentions." Consider the onslaught of cognitive overload that so many of us contend …

Management

The Tragedy of the Commons

Abstract<p>The population problem has no technical solution; it requires a fundamental extension in morality.<p>At the end of a thoughtful article on the …

Human Rights

Speed in Software Development.

Every single CEO of any IT company wants to build software faster. Time is the most expensive and valuable resource. You can't waste it on re-work, …

Software Development

(3) 17 Absurd Tech(ish) Predictions for 2018 | LinkedIn

It's the end of 2017 and that can only mean one thing — time to assess last year's absurd tech-ish predictions and present you with some more …