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Here are the 24 countries where women hold the most political power

The report shows that the gap between men and women is narrowing more slowly than hoped, but also includes some fascinating insights into the role of women in societies around the world.<p>One of the measures of equality used by the WEF is political equality between the sexes. To measure political …

As women finish Ranger course, military faces new pressure on gender barriers

The graduation this week of two female soldiers from the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School has put new pressure on the U.S. military to make women eligible to serve across its combat ranks, current and former U.S. officials said.<p>The historic achievement by the two women, who are expected to …

Military

Welcome To The Age Of The Micro-Singularity

You know it when it happens: All of a sudden, everyone on the Internet is talking about the same thing. What does it mean for the future of information?<p>Last month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and simultaneously began …

Social Media

UX Myths

UX Myths collects the most frequent user experience misconceptions and explains why they don't hold true. And you don't have to take our word for it, …

UX Design

Reimagining Business With the Industrial Internet of Things

It could add more than $10 trillion to the global economy by 2030.<p>Smart vehicles and driverless cars were all the rage at the recent International CES in Las Vegas. But just imagine the business and economic potential that could be unleashed if such technologies could be applied to industrial …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History