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Silicon Valley's Ellen Pao Tackles Sex Discrimination, Workplace Diversity In Memoir
The tech investor dives into the lawsuit that thrust her into the national spotlight and the workplace conditions that prompted it. She says firms are largely applying "tepid diversity solutions.
Sep 19, 2017 9:21AM - NPR-Digital Culture
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When Amazon Was Just A River In Brazil: An Early Chat With Jeff Bezos
Commentator Andrei Codrescu met with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 1995, back when the company was in its earliest days. We went to the archives to hear why Bezos was betting on the Internet to sell books.
Sep 18, 2017 8:45PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Apple Gets Mixed Reactions To New iPhone's Facial Recognition Technology
Clare Garvie of Georgetown University's Law Center on Privacy and Technology talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the implications of Apple's embrace of facial recognition technology.
Sep 17, 2017 9:54PM - NPR-Digital Culture
The personal information of millions of people was potentially exposed after the hack of Equifax. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Lisa Gerstner of Kiplinger's Personal Finance about what you should do.
Sep 17, 2017 11:59AM - NPR-Digital Culture
Does superhuman artificial intelligence sound like science fiction? Not for Sam Harris. He says it's not a question of if but when with potentially destructive consequences.
Sep 15, 2017 1:52PM - NPR-Digital Culture
Questionnaires of the sort used by dating apps don't come close to predicting initial attraction compared with meeting someone in real life, a study finds. The ineffable mystery of romance remains.
Sep 6, 2017 4:41PM - NPR-Digital Culture
To kick off our series "Is My Job Safe?" NPR's Ari Shapiro asks Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy whether artificial intelligence is threatening our jobs.
Sep 4, 2017 8:50PM - NPR-Digital Culture
The practice caused immediate privacy concerns when the ride-hailing company added it in November. Users will regain the option to choose to share location data with the app only when using it.
Aug 29, 2017 9:41PM - NPR-Digital Culture
Lakewood Church occupies an arena that used to house the Houston Rockets. Questions had circulated online about why it wasn't being used to house those needing refuge from Hurricane Harvey.
Aug 29, 2017 8:27PM - NPR-Digital Culture
Facebook and Twitter became de facto centers for thousands of stranded people as 911 centers became overwhelmed with calls. Police and officials are using social media as an essential tool to connect.
Aug 28, 2017 8:31PM - NPR-Digital Culture