Google and Facebook make a lot of dough building profiles on you to help advertisers figure out what to show you. New research shows that you’re better off if Google thinks you’re a guy as it builds its advertising-catnip profiles. More »
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will kick off a three-day campaign swing through the Midwest Tuesday morning with a speech on technology and jobs in which he plans to say the country needs a "new president for a new age." In a morning speech at 1871 in Chicago, a nonprofit that provides co-working spaces for start-up […]
There are very few events that are quite as life-changing as becoming a parent for the first. You experience much more of a dramatic shift than when you move out for the first, when you get your first job, or when you get married. Everything changes. And going through this experience with Adalynn (yes, she has her own blog) has […]
Having devoured many of the world's factory jobs, China is now handing them over to robots.
Do you want to be a graphic designer? Designing images can be quite the rewarding career, as it gives you a chance to flex those creative muscles and make something you can show off to the world. Of course, it’s not a job you can just jump into, and you need some training and skills in order to actually be successful. Show More Summary
Seven months ago, one of the most successful entrepreneurs and angel investors in tech history, David Sacks, shocked everyone by taking the COO job at young, fast-growing startup Zenefits. Sacks is a card-carrying member of the PayPal "mafia," who have gone on to massive success in Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
“These services treat you like a criminal,” Steve Jobs said of streaming-music companies, in an Apple keynote address in 2003. “And they are subscription-based, and we think subscriptions are the wrong path. One of the reasons we think this is because people bought their music for as long as we can remember.... Show More Summary
At the end of 2014 Sebastian Linda quit his jobs, got married then traveled to Sri Lanka. This hyperlapse video not only preserves their honeymoon, but a rumination of how one’s present state can redefine their past.
Josh sent these to me on 6 July 2015. I have added several from my Twitter feed at the bottom Josh's and other job notices are archived here. All the jobs I post are archived at Twitter; the hashtag is #JobWaWi. Dates shown are closing dates unless otherwise indicated. 'None'...
A sharp decline in oil prices, from the WSJ: Oil Prices Tumble Nearly 8% Oil prices on Monday skidded to their biggest single-day declines in more than three months, as gyrations in Chinese stocks and the prospect of more crude from the U.S. Show More Summary
With the recent updates to Android, Google has introduced the Material Design language which is basically a flatter UI with clean, solid, and bold colors. We have to admit that it looks pretty good and does a good job at creating a uniform...Show More Summary
Conflicting media reports about the U.S. job market and unknown fallout from financial crises abroad are contributing to consumers’ level of financial worry and stress, according to a monthly pulse check of consumer confidence...
When we looked at startup horror stories last week, several commenters pointed out that crazy perks can be used to distract employees from the awful nature of their jobs. Beer pong tables, free massages, bottomless alcohol—even company-paid trips to sex workers. What’s the perk to end all perks? Read more...
Author Kaylee Ryan mixes girl crushes, first apartments, training bros, final exams, late brunches, new jobs, and former marines into her potent self-published cocktail "Just Say When." The book uses ultra short chapters to unfold its narrative structure, taking 46 mini bites with alternating points of view from protagonists Ava Mae and Nate.
It's not every day a CEO faces a petition with more than 185,000 signatures requesting that she step down from her job. But for Reddit's interim chief executive, that day was Monday. Until now, Ellen Pao has been perhaps best known for her gender bias lawsuit against venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (which she lost). Yet today she is […]
It's been a good year for Destructoid. We got more unique views in June 2015 than any other month in the history of the website. There are a lot of reasons for that, not the least of which being that our staff has worked their butts off to up both the quality and quantity of their output. Show More Summary
Also, the firm has paid out many more millions to settle lawsuits over shoddy construction jobs in recent years than was originally reported a couple weeks ago [ more › ]
Do you want to know who unfriended you on Facebook and why they did it? Well, there’s an iPhone and Android app for that, and it even has a browser extension to get the job done. DON’T MISS: Man Dies Instantly After Launching Fireworks...Show More Summary
You've had it with that boss of yours, so it felt great to unload. This is what I really think, said you. And the next morning? With luck, you still have your job ? and a relationship to manage.