Category Archives: Technology

Service Provider Boots Hate Site Off the Internet

Cloudflare appears to have ended its relationship with the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer. Source link

Fired Google Engineer Blames Diversity Zealots For His Dismissal

James Damore’s Wall Street Journal essay decries “public shaming.” Source link

Former Google Engineer James Damore Takes Refuge Among The Alt-Right

For a man who’s claimed he values “diversity and inclusion,” these are some very odd bedfellows. Source link

Google Cancels 'Town Hall' On Gender Dispute Over Fears Of Online Harassment By Far-Right

The company-wide meeting was slated to discuss the controversy over a memo opposing diversity policies. Source link

Your Smartphone Reduces Your Brainpower, Even If It's Just Sitting There

In other words: If you grow dependent on your smartphone, it becomes a magical device that silently shouts your name at your brain at all times. Source link

Google Fires Male Engineer Behind Anti-Diversity Memo

James Damore was fired for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.” Source link

Google Employee's Anti-Diversity Memo Prompts Company Rebuke

The memo stoked the heated debate over treatment of women in the male-dominated Silicon Valley. Source link

Computer Science Isn't Just A Boys Club Anymore

Computer science is a world where women are disproportionately represented. This leads to a gender bias in the way our technology Source link

Finally: An App That Can Identify The Animal You Saw On Your Hike

If the app is successful, it’s only because it learned from the thousands of identifications that iNaturalist’s bustling community have contributed. Source link

Can AI Remain Safe As Companies Race To Develop It?

With signs that an AI race may already be underway, some are worried that cooperation will be hard to achieve. Source link