With virtual assistants answering our emails and robots replacing humans on manufacturing assembly lines, mass unemployment due to widespread automation seems imminent. But it is easy to forget amid our growing unease that these systems are not “all-knowing” and fully competent. As many of us have observed in our interactions with artificial intelligence, these systems […]
Did you get the memo? We’re living in the future. But despite being in the middle of the 4th Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0), we’re not seeing the increase in productivity we’re used to seeing with the previous revolutions. Labor productivity growth is at a historical low, in defiance of the increased fetishization of productivity, countless […]
The proliferation of robots and artificial intelligence into the workplace will make social inequality even worse and lead to significant job losses, according to a report from the Boston Consulting Group. The report says that while automation will affect a broad range of jobs, the rich will be able to retrain and deploy themselves into […]
Seattle, one of the finalists in the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge, is on the hunt for a smart city coordinator to oversee the city’s strategy and start dialogues between the city and private partners. The coordinator will also be responsible for making sure smart city programs across multiple departments mesh, to reduce inefficiencies […]
This is what recruiters searched for in 2014.
Linux is everywhere; Linux talent is not.
Don’t fear the machines.
“Arson” is right out, too.
The indie developer may soon be a relic.
Silicon Valley stereotypes aren’t stopping them.
One organization plans to help 100,000 disadvantaged students learn to code.
Not surprisingly, tech companies topped the list. Here are the top contenders—and some advice for landing a job at one of them.
The top skill in 2013 was … social media marketing?!
Job options for people who educate themselves via free online courses are expanding—slowly.
Enough with LinkedIn and email job spam. It’s time for recruiters to turn into matchmakers for developers and employers.
Movies about the iconic Steve Jobs from the past, present, and future.
It’s never been easier, more accessible, or more essential to learn coding skills.
Putting the service more in line aesthetically with social networks like Facebook and Google+, the once job-oriented site LinkedIn has introduced a new navigation bar to its website.
One company is so desperate to find software developers it’ll give you $30,000 as a bounty if you recommend one.
From writing basic HTML to building complex logic into mobile applications, the ability to smartly craft lines of code continues to be one of the most in-demand, high-paying skill sets a person can have.