It’s 2018 and people are still (understandably) obsessed with Frida Kahlo. Google knows this, and has worked with 33 museums from seven countries to arrange an insane collection of hundreds of pieces of her art, including some that had never been digitized before, and made them available online.
I have compassion for Alicia Vikander, I do! Also, for (most) people who engage in rapid-fire Buzzfeed interviews, Vogue’s 73 questions, and the like. Although that claim would be difficult to trace on search engines, given the fact that I write several gossip roundups every week.
The very smart Google employee who concluded that people with balls have more “drive”–and then circulated that conclusion in a 3,000 word thesis in an internal company network–has lost his National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) challenge arguing that Google violated labor laws for firing him in August. Bloomberg reports
Ex-Google engineer James Damore, a white man who might as well be gunning for a position in the Trump administration, has filed a class action lawsuit against Google, alleging discrimination against conservative white men. Yes, in a company where women make up only 31 percent of all employees, that is fighting a…
More categories of workers have joined the class-action lawsuit against Google on Wednesday, this time from the company’s childcare facilities where one woman alleges male teachers were given higher starting salaries than female teachers. Around 147 women were employed there, and three men.
When it comes to digital assistants, most of them are soothing, doting women, because why would a man do secretarial bullshit like tell you what your appointments are? That’s just ridiculous!
On Thursday, three former employees filed a gender discrimination suit against against Google in San Francisco Superior Court, over pay and promotion discrepancies between their male and female employees.
Google’s Cultural Institute, which specializes in accessible digital preservation for art, just launched a huge online archive of Latino art and cultural history.
The doxxing of white supremacists who rallied to protect a statue of a loser general continues, to their shock. In turn, some of them are beginning to see consequences.
On Friday, Judge Steven Berlin ruled that the Labor Department could not have access to 21,000 Google employees’ contact information, but did say that the company must hand over a snapshot of their salary data from 2014 and contact info for 8,000 employees. Is this victory or defeat?
Housing in and around Silicon Valley has been an issue for anyone not making tech figure salaries for some time, with more and more people outside the industry being displaced by the needs of Facebook and Google workers.
While many fear Google’s seemingly omnipresent cameras capturing them in a vulnerable moment on the street, others have faith that the company’s blurring software will protect them. This cow’s story shows that even if Google blurs your image, you might be thrust into the limelight.
The Reserve Apartments complex is located in an area of San Jose that is five miles from Apple headquarters, 14 miles from Google, and 20 miles from Facebook. The cost of the 216 units at Reserve is protected by rent control laws, but by this time next year everyone living there will still be gone.
If you think you wanted to punch someone in the face for recording you with $1,500 jackass glasses on, imagine having someone wink at you and take a picture at the same time.
To whom do Google researchers turn when they want to make their products more personable, with a greater grasp of the nuances of language? Romance novels.
Page Six published an “exclusive” report claiming A-Rod (Alex Rodriguez), ex-boyfriend of Cameron Diaz, Madonna, and Kate Hudson, has begun dating someone from an entirely different world: Silicon Valley. More specifically, the part of Silicon Valley where Google co-founder Sergey Brin used to sleep.
Etsy continues its support of women by introducing a six-month paid parental leave policy for employees who’ve given birth or welcomed a new child through surrogacy or adoption. Don’t you love the tech companies that are shaming the rest of America’s businesses with stellar leave options?
To the millions of clueless singles who begrudgingly use online dating services, it would seem that the hardest part of it all is creating a dating profile to begin with—Which photo to use? What to say? Who are you?
Once upon a time—midcentury America, to be precise—you couldn’t turn to the Google search bar with all your most deeply personal and/or random questions. Instead, there was the New York Public Library and its very patient librarians.