The Worlds Workers Have Bigger Problems Than a Robot Apocalypse

June 26, 2017

… class” living on the dole. But if work is being automated out of existence, how do you explain a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in Japan, one of the world’s most roboticized nations? What accounts for shortages of skilled workers in Brazil, India, Mexico, and Turkey? And why did U.S. employers report 6 million unfilled job openings at the end of April—the most in 16 years of record keeping? The big problem today is too few workers, not too many. Maine is so short of help …


Virgin Media wants you to change your router password

June 24, 2017

Thousands of Virgin Media customers are affected.Image: REX/Shutterstock Virgin Media wants you to change your router password. The company recently published guidance on how to do that for older router models after Which? magazine a publication “known for testing household products” found that Virgin Media routers weren’t so hard to hack. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people into hackers Which? found that Virgin Media’s Super Hub 2 “can be …


London fire: Smiling faces of missing a stark contrast with anger and grief

June 17, 2017

London (CNN)The only smiles around the blackened husk of Grenfell Tower are on the faces of the missing. Achiou says the surrounding community all know one another and laments the local council as unresponsive to their needs. “They don’t respond when we need maintenance,” she explains. “They don’t want to spend any money. This area is one of the poorest areas of the borough. If it was Notting Hill or Holland Park, then maybe this would have …


Travis Kalanick, your Uber drivers don’t know you and they don’t really care

June 16, 2017

… started driving a year ago, when he would quickly hop from one fare to another. Now, he told me as he turned onto 18th Street, the wait is 5-to-10 minutes in between each ride. He has no idea who Kalanick is, but has an inkling of the shakeup. “I just know a lot of people, the high-class management, left Uber,” he told me. Zhejun added that the company has never sent out any kind of email or memo about what they’re up to. Uber appears to have maintained its distance from …


The tool banks hope will defeat Venmo is here

June 13, 2017

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 10, 2017

Chicago (CNN)As it became clear late Thursday that UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s electoral gambit had fallen flat, and that her Conservatives’ majority in Parliament had been leveled by a resurgent Labour party, progressives in the US climbed on the shoulders of their transatlantic allies and celebrated a result already stoking ambitions at home. Corbyn’s success in confounding the British pundit class and skeptical Labour officials, many of whom openly worried …


10 students are no longer welcome at Harvard after sharing offensive memes

June 6, 2017

… acceptances of at least 10 prospective students from the class of 2021, for sharing controversial memes on social media, The Harvard Crimson reported. SEE ALSO: Harvard newspaper hacked just to make fun of grad speaker Mark Zuckerberg According to the Harvard Crimson, the space for sharing the controversial memes was an offshoot of “Harvard Memes for Elitist 1% Tweens”a Facebook group that around100 members of the college’s incoming freshman class created to connect with one …


Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… Edge of Time, a 1976 story by Marge Piercy that’s considered a feminist classic. It tells the story of a working class Mexican-American woman living in a rough area of New York. Ms Wood has said reading it was “as though someone had removed a blindfold”. Nicola Sturgeon names Sunset Song, a story of a young woman’s struggles growing up in a dysfunctional family in a farming community in Scotland, published in 1932, as her favourite book of all time. She also says James …


Waymo is now working to add trucks to its self-driving fleet

June 3, 2017

Waymo's bringing it's autonomous platform to trucking.Image: Eric Risberg/AP/REX/Shutterstock Waymo is taking its self-driving tech to an entirely new class of vehicles. The autonomous car company, which famously spun off as an independent entity after years of development as the Google X self-driving car project, was recently spotted running tests on something other than its instantly recognizable fleet of Waymo-branded Chrysler Pacifica minivans: a truck. A photo recently obtained by …


reMarkable E-Ink tablet has papers number

June 1, 2017

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Einhorn Call for GM Changes Rejected by Shareholder Advisers

May 28, 2017

Two shareholder advisory firms have recommended support for current Institutional Shareholder Services wrote in a report released Friday. “The negative outcomes associated with the proposed dual class share structure combined with the lack of visibility regarding value creation for shareholders drive our recommendation against the dual class proposal.” Greenlight Capital LLC, which owned 3.6 percent of GM’s shares as of March 31, seeks to replace three of 11 board members …


Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

… of other special events. New York City elementary school students learn about coding on a class field trip to an Apple Store. Image: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Some of Apple’s more heavily trafficked locations will also feature big-name guests for music performances, lectures, and hands-on instruction. Soul singer Leon Bridges and free-form dancer Lil Buck (who recently appeared in an Apple commercial) will perform at Apple’s new flagship store in downtown San Francisco late on …

May 17, 2017