They keep the mind from wandering, it turns out.
Why Women Now Outnumber Men At The Top US Video-Game Design School
This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. The male-dominated video-game world is inching closer towards a more balanced gender representation. Even though women gamers have slightly outnumbered men since 2014, according to the Internet Advertising Bureau, […]
Netflix CEO Explains Why A “Gut” Feeling Is Still Better Than Big Data
Reed Hastings on why algorithms don’t do it all.
Zappos Founder Says His Self-Management Experiment Only Cost Him A Tenth Of His Staff
How Holacracy is playing out.
Consumers Are Willing To Give Up Some Privacy—For The Right Products
A Pew study reveals the quid-pro-quo attitudes.
It’s Hunting Season On Silicon Valley’s Habit Of Unscientific Claims
The watchdogs have chewed through their leashes.
Oculus Rift Is Opening Up To The Masses, Ushering In The VR Era
This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. Virtual reality is becoming actual reality. After years of waiting and watching as the tech elite posted awkward selfies of themselves enjoying the latest VR headgear, the public will […]
Twitter Reverses Ban On Tracking Politicians’ Deleted Tweets
Politwoops is back in business.
China Passes Law Requiring Encryption Keys From Tech Companies
For the new mandate, the Chinese cites American precedent.
The Biggest Company In Tech Fears Britain’s “Snooper Charter”—And Startups Should, Too
An assault on encryption.
Why Product Builders Need To Worry About CISA
Government surveillance erodes user trust.
Drones Must Now Be Registered
What you need to know about the Federal Aviation Administration’s new drone database.
Why The Gig Economy Appears To Be Growing
A new study shows how—and why—the sharing economy is burgeoning.
You Can Still Get To Inbox Zero Fast Without Mailbox
Now that Dropbox is shuttering its email app, you’ll need alternatives.
Why Google Doesn’t Hire Based On Ivy League Credentials
Harvard degrees matter less in tech today.
Google And Uber Chiefs Discuss The Future Of Transportation
Eric Schmidt and Travis Kalanick share insights, and even bizarre stories.
Silicon Valley Represents An Entirely New Political Category Now
The tech community’s political proclivities—in six charts.
Why San Francisco Voters Crushed Ån Anti-Airbnb Proposition
Score one for the sharing economy.
The Public Can Soon Become Real Investors In Startups
Forget T-shirts: This new law could let crowdfunders get a piece of the pie.
How Much English Majors Earn After Coding Bootcamps
Turns out, bootcamps really can boost incomes.