"Companies really want inclusion but they often predicate that inclusion on the surrender of various forms of diversity that people bring to the table. So the idea is that if you modulate your outsider identity to adopt mainstream behaviors then you’ll be included. And so it puts people to this tragic choice between their identity and inclusion."
Should certain organizations be exempt from paying artists a minimum wage? This question becomes difficult to tackle when lines between 'work' and 'play' become blurred. At the same time, some of these institutions are able to get away with paying workers nothing.
IBM's talented and versatile Watson supercomputer is now about to become your own personal health guru. A new app will harness Watson's abilities to allow you to obtain health and fitness advice similar to how you get driving directions from Siri.
A new report seeks to dispel outdated myths about young children and screen exposure. While it's important that screen time isn't used as a replacement for personal contact, the two aren't at all mutually exclusive.
Maintaining both a personal and professional presence online requires both a delicate touch and an understanding that lines are inevitably going to become blurred.
"Limitations force you to find the essence of what you want to say, which is one of the most important things to know for an artist."
Your Kindle software update may have already updated the fonts and graphics on your device, but did you know that a new feature will now allow you to treat e-books like real books and give you the ability to share them with your family members?
Researchers have long understood that playing action-packed video games can boost one's cognitive and perceptual abilities. A new study claims to have found the reason: These types of video games improve one's ability to learn new tasks. The problem is that a conflicting study claims the exact opposite.
Did you know October was National Bullying Prevention Month? Researchers at Clemson University are finding that campaigns such as NBPM are not reaping the results organizer had hoped.
According to a Harris Poll conducted last year, about three-quarters of Americans—74 percent, to be precise—believe in God. That is a lot of people, but the figure is notably lower than it was in identical polls conducted over the past decade. In 2005, 2007 and 2009, 82 percent of Americans said ...
The United State owns the market on personal data with companies like Facebook and Google. This puts America in a position of power when talking about privacy rights. But that may mean being at odds with the international community.
"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation."
Facing several controversies involving scientific complexity, the European government created a Chief Science Adviser to provide independent objective expertise and input into policy making. when some groups didn't like what the science said about genetically modified food, they objected to the whole idea of independent science advice to government. The EU government has caved to public pressure and abandoned the Chief Science Adviser function. We should ALL be scared by a move away from evidence-based policy making, toward a solely values-based approach.
Why aren't millennials saving money? One reason is that the crippling recession has made the generation distrustful of banks. Another is that they hardly have any money to save, especially after paying down debt.
There are three primary ways that mobile technologies change our behavior: 1. By making things easier 2. By interrupting us 3. By giving us feedback By Making Things Easier: Let’s start with the first method: by making things easier. Apps that have taken common, often annoying ...