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Shingy the Senior Citizen, and Other Things We Learned From Microsoft's How-Old.Net

To succeed in Silicon Valley, companies have to bet on what technologies will be vital in the future. And sometimes, the greater public gets a sneak peek at what that tech looks like today. 239 more words

Culture

Alibaba actually posted this job for a “stunning" woman to motivate programmers

Chinese internet powerhouse Alibaba has taken down a job posting that sought a woman to fill the role of “programmer encouragement specialist.” It was just as bad as that sounds. 771 more words

WAYS IN WHICH MY LIFE HAS IMPROVED SINCE I GOT A RICH-GUY AMAZON TECH JOB THIS MORNING:

WAYS IN WHICH MY LIFE HAS IMPROVED SINCE I GOT A RICH-GUY AMAZON TECH JOB THIS MORNING:

  • I get to have a puzzling and unfounded sense of entitlement…
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Black Comedy

Cloudera's Jeff Hammerbacher on the ugly underbelly of Silicon Valley's startup culture

Jeff Hammerbacher actually had to fly to San Francisco for his PandoMonthly last month. The former Facebook mafia “data god” and Cloudera co-founder made his name and fortune in the Valley, but he’s since moved to New York. 234 more words

Tech

The $1 billion company that prefers 40 year old coders who only work 45 hours a week (Now that's a unicorn)

Here’s one thing you don’t hear everyday in the Valley: “We probably have more engineers over 40 than any other company, and of all the $1 billion companies, I suspect we probably work the fewest hours in a week. 193 more words

Tech

Veteran’s Day: Honoring the Women Who Wrote Computer Programs to Win WWII

By Melissa Pierce & Marian Mangoubi, Producers of Born with Curiosity: The Grace Hopper Story

CHICAGO (CBS) — On Veterans Day, we honor and remember the brave women and men who fought for and served our country. 386 more words

News

Social Justice Warriors: #GamerGate Explained

In a well-balanced article (very unusual from major media) “#GamerGate – An Issue With Two Sides,” Allum Bokhari writing for TechCrunch tells the whole story–including the censorship imposed by popular discussion sites like Reddit. 721 more words

Red Pill V Feminists