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Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town
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Rise of the Data Protection Officer, the Hottest Tech Ticket in Town

They may not have the cachet of entrepreneurs, or geek chic of developers, but data protection officers are suddenly the hottest properties in technology.

Who Killed The Junior Developer?
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Who Killed The Junior Developer?

New developers are having trouble getting their first job. These days it's rare to find even a job posting for a junior developer position. Why? Companies say can't...

Even Apple and Google Engineers Can't Really Afford to Live Near Their Offices
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Even Apple and Google Engineers Can't Really Afford to Live Near Their Offices

Open Listings looked at median home prices near some of the San Francisco Bay Area's biggest tech companies and at public salary data to see how many software engineers...

Inside the Two Years that Shook Facebook, and the World
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Inside the Two Years that Shook Facebook, and the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook's employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks.

Sky-High Salaries Are the Weapons in the AI Talent War
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Sky-High Salaries Are the Weapons in the AI Talent War

If you want to command a multiyear, seven-figure salary, you used to have only four career options: chief executive officer, banker, celebrity entertainer, or pro...

Researchers Use Wearables, Mobile Devices to Study Workplace Performance
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Researchers Use Wearables, Mobile Devices to Study Workplace Performance

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are conducting a $7.9 million, 21-month study focused on working professionals in cognitively demanding positions, such...

How to Find a Woman Scientist
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How to Find a Woman Scientist

A new database is fighting the poor visibility of women in STEM by offering female professionals as speakers, panelists, experts, course leaders, and advocates...

Inside Facebook's Fast-Growing Content-Moderation Effort
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Inside Facebook's Fast-Growing Content-Moderation Effort

Monika Bickert is a serious, impressive person. Before she became Facebook's head of global policy management, she put her Harvard law degree to work as an assistant...

New Data Reconfirms Well-Known Gender Problem in Tech
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New Data Reconfirms Well-Known Gender Problem in Tech

A recent analysis of the "tech talent migration" found that financial raises gained by technology workers when they move greatly favor men.

Solving Bottlenecks in STEM Employment
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Solving Bottlenecks in STEM Employment

Filling a STEM position takes more than twice as long as any other. The most likely explanation is a lack of qualified candidates.

U.k. Government Presses Tech Companies to Sign Diversity Charter
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U.k. Government Presses Tech Companies to Sign Diversity Charter

The U.K. government is putting pressure on major technology companies to commit to interviewing at least one female candidate for new jobs. Digital Minister Margot...

Blockchain to Track Congo's Cobalt from Mine to Mobile
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Blockchain to Track Congo's Cobalt from Mine to Mobile

Blockchain is to be used for the first time to try to track cobalt's journey from artisanal mines in Democratic Republic of Congo through to products used in smartphones...

Inside Amazon's Artificial Intelligence Flywheel
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Inside Amazon's Artificial Intelligence Flywheel

In early 2014, Srikanth Thirumalai met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Sharing Personal Info Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships
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Sharing Personal Info Can Undermine Some Workplace Relationships

Disclosing personal information in the workplace can negatively affect a high status worker's relationship and task effectiveness with lower status coworkers, according...

Mechanics Will Soon Need a Degree in Computer Science to Work On Your Car
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Mechanics Will Soon Need a Degree in Computer Science to Work On Your Car

Training for automotive mechanics is in the middle of a revolution as cars become more computerized. The good ol' days of being a gear head are over.

Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials
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Casinos Bet on Smoothie Slots, Desperate to Lure Millennials

It's one of the big dilemmas facing the $70 billion U.S. casino industry—how to get people in their 20s and 30s to play slot machines as much as their parents or...

Tech Giants Brace For Europe's New Data Privacy Rule
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Tech Giants Brace For Europe's New Data Privacy Rule

Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and...

The Dnc's New Chief Security Officer Knows All About Crisis
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The Dnc's New Chief Security Officer Knows All About Crisis

The Democratic National Committee has hired Bob Lord, most recently Yahoo's head of information security, to be its chief security officer—a brand new position,...

Shake-Up at Facebook Highlights Tension in Race For AI
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Shake-Up at Facebook Highlights Tension in Race For AI

Facebook's hiring of French artificial-intelligence trailblazer Yann LeCun in 2013 to start its AI Research lab signaled that the social-media giant was serious...

Want a More Diverse Workforce? Hire Bootcamp Graduates
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Want a More Diverse Workforce? Hire Bootcamp Graduates

Coding bootcamps are producing more than double the number of graduates as the U.S.'s largest traditional CS programs, and those graduates are far more diverse....
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