Yesterday, Apple released its latest major software update with iOS 10. As far as I can tell, the iteration exists only to cut my battery life in half, make my Messages app unusable, and trick me into downloading hundreds of cartoon Biebers and one George R. R. Martin. Reader, don’t be like me. Don’t update your…
Stop. Sit down. Stand up. Sit back down. Slowly! It’s time to pick up a few lessons about social media, naked photos and new journalism from the tech prodigy Kim Kardashian.
The hot new trend among celebrities in and around Kim Kardashian’s orbit is developing custom emoji keyboards for smartphones. By “trend,” of course, I mean “three famous people have done this recently,” and those people are Kim Kardashian, Amber Rose, and Angela “Blac Chyna” Kardashian.
Have you ever wanted to drink and hang out with your friends, but do it on top of water? Now you can, with UberYACHT.
Aspirationally woke tech company PayPal is attempting to solve tech’s gender gap with an all-male panel.
The only things I have done tonight are masturbate and scroll through Cardi B’s Instagram until my wrist hurt. I am wearing a promotional Sopranos T-shirt that reads, “I WANNA MADE MAN” [sic], but what I really want is to have a drink.
A new app has developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina for the purposeful of potentially finding genetic clues about postpartum depression. PPD ACT, free and available for iPhone, will be part of Apple’s ResearchKit and will ask users a series of questions about anxiety and sadness after pregnancy…
At the end of Silicon Valley’s previous season, Richard was ousted as CEO of his company Pied Piper. The trailer for Season 3 shows him and his crew of lovable startup dweebs trying to get their baby back from a new CEO/nemesis, aka a “gray-haired fossil.”
During a panel at South by Southwest, Alec Berg—a producer on HBO’s Silicon Valley—defended his show’s oft-criticized lack of diversity by pointing out how the tech world that they’re satirizing is indeed very white and male. (Note: It’s not the first time they’ve used this line of defense.)
Get ready to feel a fresh, scalding surge of empowerment: a communications firm that works with biotechnology companies is single-handedly devoting itself to promoting gender diversity. Not by hiring women. Well, kind of by hiring women. Hiring women to come to their parties, anyway.
Cool, cool, cool, cool.
25 years ago this week, the internet’s first webpage went live. Created by Tim Berners-Lee, it was essentially “an explanation of how the hypertext-based project worked.” Engadget has images of what the page, entitled “Welcome to the Universe of Hypertext,” looked like at the time.
Music streaming giant Spotify has just announced a new global parental leave policy that is reasonable, necessary, and makes Amazon’s recent foray into more family-friendly leave policies look like the half-baked publicity fart it almost definitely was.
Twitter recently saw an engineer publicly step down from his post due to dissatisfaction with the way the tech giant treats minority employees and the effort to increase diversity. Since then, a top representative of the company has responded, apologizing for its shortcomings and promising to do better.
Efforts to slay the work-life balance dragons are finally center stage—studies, books, and powerful women have made it a buzzy cause du jour. But that doesn’t mean every single woman with a corporate success story should be expected to discuss this issue at length, especially in contexts meant to highlight their…
Ex-Google engineer Erica Baker fought back against discriminatory employment practices when she organized the creation of a spreadsheet of her co-workers’ salaries to encourage transparency. Google’s management was obviously displeased and punished Baker, who is a black woman, by withholding peer bonuses — but didn’t…
Here’s an interesting company benefit: IBM will start shipping breast milk home for nursing employees obligated to travel thither and yon for work.
“Drones are lovely. Drone-flown clothing flutters beautifully in the prop wash and floats down the runway like a ghost.” That’s a real quote from a real person.
Supermodel and Taylor Swift BFF, Karlie Kloss has started a foundation aimed at teaching girls and young women how to code. Kode with Karlie provides scholarships and an intense two-week training course where young women can learn the basics of coding.