Category: Science & Technology

google

Google Fires Engineer Espousing Racism and Sexism

  James Damore, 28, confirmed his dismissal from Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday, after he wrote a 10-page memo that the company was hostile to conservative viewpoints shaped by a flawed left-wing ideology. The manifesto was quickly embraced by some, particularly on the political right, branding him a brave truth-teller....

apple

Apple Gets Tech Support Against DOJ

  Multiple Companies have come out in support of Apple’s battle with the US Justice Department. Amazon, Cisco, Dropbox, eBay, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Twitter and Yahoo are among the companies supporting Apple in its battle over iPhone encryption.   Apple Many don’t understand why Apple can’t just break the...

New Kid on the Block: Is Periscope the New “Hot App?”

My friend just introduced me to this new smartphone application called “Periscope,” and I must say, the first impressions I had were “slightly weirded out” and “slightly not-impressed.” Similar to the collaborative live streaming feature on Snapchat, Periscope allows anyone from anywhere in the world to live stream what they’re...

How to Know Robots Will Take Your Jobs

In the ’80s we fantasized about the robots coming for our lives. Sentient futureware hurtled through time to kill the most important of us and cement their cold mechanical future.  In the ’90s we fantasized about the robots coming for our minds. Post-apocalyptic Hugo Weaving using internet virtual reality to...