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Hey, Darwin! Watch This!

The Darwin Awards* are given to those people who die in such an idiotic manner that “their action ensures the long-term survival of the species, by selectively allowing one less idiot to survive.” 186 more words

Video Tutorial: NamSor extension for RapidMiner to measure a Genger Pay Gap and other Diversity Analytics

This is a hands-on video tutorial on measuring the gender pay gap and other diversity analytics, with the example of open data published by the city of Palo Alto, California. 243 more words

General

A Country Divided Due to Wealth Inequality

The wealthiest five percent of our population earn 88 times as much as the bottom 20 percent according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 Report on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance. 723 more words

Fixing Filmmaking's Gender Gap

Fixing Filmmaking’s Gender Gap

The problem

The films produced today tend to provide inaccurate portrayals of pretty much everything, including people. The problem is that viewers, especially young girls, don’t differentiate between what is shown on screen and real life, which affects their worldview and self-image. 1,253 more words

Changing The World

WEF: Improving Health and Child Care - a Key for a Better Life?

Health Care is one of the main steps to close the gender gap in developing as well as developed countries but with different focuses.

While developed countries do need to concentrate on questions like how to implement or improve a child care system, developing countries face other more fundamental problems caused by a lack of basic medicine system like getting vaccinations – as one example given by Lebanon. 579 more words

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