articles tagged: jobs
that’s not what we meant by iron chef…
# tech

that’s not what we meant by iron chef…

The next job in line to get automated seems to be line cooks, raising even more alarms about the future of work and the economy.

from virtual reality pioneer to anti-singularitarian
# tech

from virtual reality pioneer to anti-singularitarian

Jaron Lanier is back with a vision of a jobless post-Singularity dystopia where hundreds of millions have no place to go and nothing to do.

why techies have such a grudge against yahoo
# tech

why techies have such a grudge against yahoo

The anger at Marissa Meyer has nothing to do with whether her employees will have to spend more time at the office and everything with why they're being corralled into their cubicles.

are today’s science funding recommendations doing more harm than good?
# education

are today’s science funding recommendations doing more harm than good?

Studies about America's supposed shortfalls in STEM education have been taken at face value for years. But a thorough review casts doubt on their methods and conclusions.

all hail our robots co-workers and replacements?
# tech

all hail our robots co-workers and replacements?

The march of automation is imminent. How we plan for it is crucial for the future of the global economy.

why the web never forgives, or forgets
# tech

why the web never forgives, or forgets

A European lawmaker wants the web to forget your embarrassing moments. But at this point, that's pretty much an impossible task.

an open letter to those who think curiosity was a waste
# space

an open letter to those who think curiosity was a waste

The idea that halting science and exploration until we fix all the world's ills is extremely popular. It's also extremely ignorant and self-sabotaging.

the futile search for the goldilocks employee
# politics

the futile search for the goldilocks employee

Companies are becoming so unreasonably picky that management experts and consultants are alarmed. Potential employees should be too.

want more stem grads? open your wallet…
# science

want more stem grads? open your wallet…

Everybody seems to want more STEM majors, scientists and highly trained engineers. But nobody seems to want to pay for them.

how not to hire yourself a programmer
# tech

how not to hire yourself a programmer

Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror shows us just how crazy the hiring process can be today by laying out his dream version of it.

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