Slashdot Items Tagged "people"

Date / Time Story
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:45AM Fired Tech Workers Turn To Chatbots for Counseling
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @08:15PM FCC Chair Ajit Pai Falsely Claims Killing Net Neutrality Will Help Sick and Disabled People
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:07PM AI Can Beat Humans Only One Game At a Time
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:38AM People Have Spent Over $1M Buying Virtual Cats on the Ethereum Blockchain
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:34PM How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:25AM More Young People Are Becoming Farmers
Friday November 17, 2017 @09:00AM Silicon Valley Thinks It Invented Roommates. They Call It 'Co-living'
Thursday November 16, 2017 @01:44PM Apology After Japanese Train Departs 20 Seconds Early
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @03:56PM Companies Wake Up To the Problem of Bullies At Work
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @11:38AM What Did 17th Century Food Taste Like?
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @03:51PM CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:10AM Google Bombs Are Our New Normal
Friday October 06, 2017 @03:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:17PM Hawaii Approves Telescope On Volcano Sacred To Indigenous People
Monday September 25, 2017 @09:02AM Microsoft Teams is Replacing Skype for Business To Put More Pressure on Slack
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:33PM You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:15PM Twitter is Just Randomly Deleting People's Lists -- and No One Knows Why
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @09:17AM IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close
Monday September 04, 2017 @10:48AM AI Could Lead To Third World War, Elon Musk Says
Friday September 01, 2017 @02:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Thursday August 31, 2017 @09:35AM Central Banks Can't Ignore the Cryptocurrency Boom
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:19AM What We Get Wrong About Technology
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @10:00AM Facebook To Open New Office in Kendall Square, Adding Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @03:36PM Bitcoin Foundation Boss Urges Cautious Investment
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @03:36PM Rural America Is Building Its Own Internet Because No One Else Will
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @02:05PM In Our Cynical Age, No One Fails Anymore -- Everybody 'Pivots'
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:17PM To Survive in Tough Times, Restaurants Turn to Data-Mining
Friday August 25, 2017 @02:57PM Modest Proposal To Companies: Let Your Customers Respond To Your Emails - Kill no-reply@
Friday August 25, 2017 @07:42AM Apple Is Pulling Apps By Iranian Developers From The App Store To Comply With US Sanctions
Thursday August 24, 2017 @03:34PM Many People Still Don't Want To Ride in Self-driving Cars, Survey Finds
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @12:19PM We Can't Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:14PM Getting NASA To Comply With Simple FOIA Requests Is a Nightmare
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @09:29AM People Start Hating Their Jobs at Age 35, Study Says
Friday August 18, 2017 @02:17PM Self-sufficient Eclipse Chasers Hit the Road To 'Totality'
Friday August 18, 2017 @09:24AM Kit Kat Accused of Copying Atari Game Breakout
Friday August 18, 2017 @09:04AM How Security Pros Look at Encryption Backdoors
Thursday August 17, 2017 @12:17PM A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her To Work by 7 AM
Thursday August 17, 2017 @08:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:29PM 'Surkus' App Pays Users To Line Up Outside New Restaurants
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @12:36PM Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad Can Make You Feel Worse
Monday August 14, 2017 @10:38AM Andy Rubin's Essential Is Now Valued at Over a Billion Dollars Without Shipping a Single Phone
Monday August 14, 2017 @08:49AM Device That Revolutionized Timekeeping Receives an IEEE Milestone
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @12:21PM In Response To Anti-diversity Memo, YouTube CEO Says Sexism in Tech is 'Pervasive'
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @10:39AM Brits Look at Google and Facebook Every 210 Seconds, Says Survey
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @10:29AM Playing Action Video Games May Be Bad For Your Brain, Study Finds
Monday August 07, 2017 @12:13PM The No-GPS Road Trip
Monday August 07, 2017 @09:47AM Cisco Meraki Loses Customer Data in Engineering Gaffe
Monday August 07, 2017 @09:04AM Inside the World of Silicon Valley's 'Coasters' -- the Millionaire Engineers Who Get Paid Gobs of Money and Barely Work
Friday August 04, 2017 @11:19AM Why We Can't Have the Male Pill
Thursday August 03, 2017 @02:53PM Slashdot Asks: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Thursday August 03, 2017 @09:53AM Thousands Show Up For Jobs at Amazon Warehouses in US Cities
Thursday August 03, 2017 @09:49AM Private Valuations Aren't Grounded in Reality, Study Finds
Monday July 31, 2017 @12:58PM Apple is About To Do Something Their Programmers Definitely Don't Want
Sunday July 30, 2017 @11:41AM CNET Warns 'Everything Looks Like A Hack' At DEFCON
Friday July 28, 2017 @12:07PM India is Betting On Compulsory Internships To Improve Its Unemployable Engineers
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:42AM Top Established and Emerging Tech Companies Prefer To Hire Highly Educated Candidates, Not Dropouts
Thursday July 27, 2017 @02:57PM Why Your Call Center is Only Getting Noisier
Monday July 24, 2017 @01:39PM Push Notifications From Popular Apps Are Becoming Increasingly Useless And Annoying
Monday July 24, 2017 @12:17PM Unemployment in the UK is Now So Low It's in Danger of Exposing the Lie Used To Create the Numbers
Monday July 24, 2017 @11:43AM Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover
Saturday July 22, 2017 @02:04AM For Seattle Women Called Alexa, Frustrating To Share Name With Amazon Device
Friday July 21, 2017 @10:06PM Millennials Only Have a 5 To 6 Second Attention Span For Ads
Thursday July 20, 2017 @10:07AM Russia Says in Talks With US To Create Cyber Security Working Group
Thursday July 20, 2017 @10:01AM Say Goodbye To Spain's Glorious Three-Hour Lunch Break
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @02:57PM California Lawsuit Wants To Weaken Noncompetes
Friday July 14, 2017 @09:03AM Work From Home People Earn More, Quit Less, and Are Happier Than Their Office-bound Counterparts
Thursday July 13, 2017 @01:44PM Early 'Coding School' Dev Bootcamp Is Shutting Down
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @09:27AM Tech Boss Attacks 'Whiners' in Angry Email
Friday July 07, 2017 @03:06PM Ask Slashdot: Are We Living In the Golden Age of Bailing?
Thursday July 06, 2017 @11:40AM Microsoft Plans Up To 3,000 Job Cuts In a Sales Staff Overhaul To Fuel Cloud Growth
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:54PM Japan's Population Falls At Fastest Rate Since 1968
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @01:51PM Tesla Factory Reportedly Described As a 'Predator Zone' By Female Employees
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @09:03PM 'Call For a Ban On Child Sex Robots'
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @08:03PM Texting On the Move Makes You Walk Weird, Study Finds
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @11:44AM Hanoi Plan To Ban Motorbikes By 2030 To Combat Pollution
Monday July 03, 2017 @02:38PM Young Men Are Working Less. Some Economists Think It's Because They're Home Playing Video Games.
Monday July 03, 2017 @01:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is Logging Long Hours a Recipe For Burnout or the Only Way To Get Ahead?
Friday June 30, 2017 @05:39PM 'You're Doing Your Weekend Wrong'
Friday June 30, 2017 @04:32PM A Million Bottles a Minute: World's Plastic Binge 'As Dangerous as Climate Change'
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:22AM The Age of Distributed Truth
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @02:59PM The App Economy Will Be Worth $6 Trillion in Five Years
Monday June 26, 2017 @12:17PM Who Americans Spend Their Time With
Thursday June 22, 2017 @12:54PM Facebook Has a New Mission: Bring the World Closer Together
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:16PM Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:07PM Even Telecom Workers Don't Want To Talk On the Phone
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @01:00PM Snapchat's New Snap Map Lets You Share Your Location With Friends
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:13PM 'Older Fathers Have Geekier Sons'
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @09:38AM A Third Of the Planet's Population Is Exposed To Deadly Heatwaves
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @01:56PM More Than 80% of US Adults Get News On Their Phones
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:56AM Indian Scientists Are Experimenting With Drone Seed-bombing To Plant a Forest
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @12:19PM Uber CEO To Take Leave, Diminished Role After Workplace Scandals
Monday June 12, 2017 @02:53PM Why Ethereum Is Outpacing Bitcoin
Sunday June 11, 2017 @11:19PM Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Suicide With Remarkable Accuracy
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:26PM The Internet Of Things Is Becoming More Difficult To Escape
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:15PM Trump-Style Tactics Finally Stopped Working For Uber
Sunday June 11, 2017 @09:00PM Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web To Send Deadly Drugs by Mail
Friday June 09, 2017 @12:37PM 'Quit Your Day Job Is Garbage Advice'
Friday June 09, 2017 @12:30PM The Hidden Ways That Architecture Affects How You Feel
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:00AM CEO of Defunct Silicon Valley Startup Indicted For Allegedly Tricking Employees Into Working For Free
Thursday June 08, 2017 @01:32PM Theresa May Says UK Will 'Tear Up' Human Rights Laws If Needed For Terror Fight
Thursday June 08, 2017 @12:05PM Lowe's To Lay Off About 125 Workers, Move Jobs To India
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @06:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:35PM At $75,560, Housing a Prisoner in California Now Costs More Than a Year at Harvard
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @02:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @01:24PM More Than 20 Employees Fired at Uber in Sexual Harassment Investigation
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @12:26PM Before Silicon Valley, New Jersey Was Tech Capital
Monday June 05, 2017 @03:18PM San Francisco Goes After Uber, Lyft For Data On City Trips, Driver Bonuses
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:26PM Airbnb Hosts More Likely To Reject Guests With Disabilities, Study Finds
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:46PM Denmark Is Killing Tesla and Other Electric Cars
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:05PM Walmart Is Turning Its Employees Into Delivery Drivers To Compete With Amazon
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:58AM EU Commissioner Says No to Bill Gates' Robot Tax Idea
Friday June 02, 2017 @09:36AM Anti-Aging Start-Up Is Charging Thousands of Dollars for Teen Blood
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:41PM Man Fined $4,000 For 'Liking' Defamatory Posts on Facebook
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:41PM Ethiopia Turns Off Internet Nationwide as Students Sit Exams
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:51PM European Union Will Fund Public Wifi
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:08AM For Video Soundtracks, Computers Are the New Composers
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @09:51AM Instagram CEO On Allegations That His App Has Copied Snapchat
Monday May 29, 2017 @09:04AM India's Ethical Hackers Rewarded Abroad, Ignored at Home
Friday May 26, 2017 @01:53PM 80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @02:52PM Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories, Research Shows
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @12:49PM Imzy, the Kinder and Gentler Reddit By Ex Employee, Is Shutting Down
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @01:26PM At Google, an Employee-Run Email List Tracks Harassment and Bias Complaints
Monday May 22, 2017 @02:22PM How Fonts Are Fueling the Culture Wars
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:28PM Mark Zuckerberg Is Working On a Way To Connect You To People You 'Should' Know
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:11AM 'Science Must Clean Up Its Act'
Friday May 19, 2017 @08:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:02PM Climate Change is Turning Antarctica Green, Say Researchers
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:02PM Families Will Spend More Than a Third of Summer Staring At Screens
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:44PM 'U Can't Talk to Ur Professor Like This'
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:46PM 'The Traditional Lecture Is Dead'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @10:58AM Draft Horses Are Helping Upgrade Cell Towers In Wisconsin
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:23AM Ask Slashdot: How To Improve At Work When You're Not Getting Feedback?
Monday May 08, 2017 @09:17AM Your Boss Is Not More Stressed Out Than You, Science Says
Friday May 05, 2017 @07:57AM April Jobs Report: 211,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent
Thursday May 04, 2017 @10:49AM Managers Should Start Texting Job Candidates, Says Study
Monday May 01, 2017 @09:28AM 'There's No Good Way To Kill a Bad Idea'
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @01:50PM Most Millennials Have an Unrealistic View of Their Retirement Prospects, Analysts Say
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @08:46AM Suicide of an Uber Engineer: Widow Blames Job Stress
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @12:35PM In Costly Bay Area, Even Six-Figure Salaries Are Considered 'Low Income'
Monday April 24, 2017 @01:58PM Ontario Launches Universal Basic Income Pilot
Friday April 21, 2017 @01:37PM Ocean Currents Are Sweeping Billions of Tiny Plastic Bits to the Arctic
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:57AM Discovery May Help Decipher Ancient Inca String Code
Thursday April 20, 2017 @06:22AM The Biggest Time Suck at the Office Might Be Your Computer
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @10:59AM Despite Well Known Risks, Survey Finds Most People Use Smartphones While Driving
Monday April 17, 2017 @03:58PM For the First Time On Record, Human-Caused Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River
Monday April 17, 2017 @03:46PM How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:26AM If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?
Monday April 10, 2017 @08:54AM Sleep Is the New Status Symbol
Thursday April 06, 2017 @12:43PM Amazon Looks to Hire 30,000 Part-Time Employees in US
Thursday April 06, 2017 @12:05PM Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @03:14PM People Think Smart Home Tech is Too Expensive
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @08:51AM Teenagers Think Google is Cool, Study By Google Finds
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:12PM Fear of Robots Taking Jobs in the Short Term is Overblown, Says General Electric CEO
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:07PM More Than Ever, Employees Want a Say in How Their Companies Are Run
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:57AM 'Brainstorming Doesn't Work'
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:44AM App That Lets People Make Personalized Emojis Is the Fastest Growing App In Past Two Years
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:24AM Americans' Shift To The Suburbs Sped Up Last Year
Thursday March 23, 2017 @09:50AM Let There Be Light: Germans Switch on 'Largest Artificial Sun'
Thursday March 23, 2017 @08:16AM The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:16AM Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion
Monday March 20, 2017 @10:15AM Happiness is on the Wane in the US, UN Global Report Finds
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:39PM What If You Could Eat Chicken Without Killing a Chicken?
Thursday March 16, 2017 @11:36AM The Last Days of Club Penguin
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @02:11PM 58% of High-Performance Employees Say They Need More Quiet Work Spaces
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @10:04AM Many Smartphone Owners Don't Take Steps To Secure Their Devices
Monday March 13, 2017 @02:18PM It's About Time Astronauts Got Healthcare For Life
Thursday March 09, 2017 @03:35PM Seattle Tech Engineers Are More Loyal Than Those in San Francisco, Data Shows
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @08:59AM IT Executives Believe Service Management Is Key To Digital Transformation
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:45AM Pollution Responsible For a Quarter of Deaths of Young Children, Says WHO
Monday February 27, 2017 @02:07PM Scraping By On Six Figures? Tech Workers Feel Poor in Silicon Valley's Wealth Bubble
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:05AM Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO
Thursday February 23, 2017 @09:31AM Most Scientists 'Can't Replicate Studies By Their Peers'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @01:21PM Thrilling Discovery of Seven Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Nearby Star
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @09:24AM China's Millennials Are Hustling For Part-Time Gigs Instead of Traditional Jobs
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:35PM Ending Emails With Certain Variation Of Thank You Vastly Improves Response Rate, Study Finds
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:50PM Nobody Is Moving, Especially Millennials
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:37AM How Tech Ate the Media and Our Minds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @02:24PM Intel To Invest $7 Billion in Factory in Arizona, Employ 3,000 People
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:50PM Slashdot Asks: Your Favorite Podcasts? And Why?
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:36PM 'We Need Robots To Take Our Jobs,' Veteran Tech Reporter John Markoff Explains Why
Friday February 03, 2017 @07:19PM Misophonia: Scientists Crack Why Eating Sounds Can Make People Angry
Friday February 03, 2017 @12:52PM The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say
Friday February 03, 2017 @09:50AM 'To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics'
Friday February 03, 2017 @09:06AM False News, Absurd Reality Present Challenges For Satirists
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:04PM The Doomsday Clock Is Reset: Closest To Midnight Since The 1950s
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:31AM When Their Shifts End, Uber Drivers Set Up Camp in Parking Lots Across the US
Thursday January 19, 2017 @12:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Monday January 16, 2017 @09:28AM Deutsche Bank Switches Off Text Messaging
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:57AM Half the Work People Do Can Be Automated, Says McKinsey
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:16PM New Research Suggests the Appendix Has a Purpose After All
Friday January 06, 2017 @10:22AM Apple Cuts Tim Cook's Pay After 2016 Performance Falls Short
Monday January 02, 2017 @07:16PM China Smog: Millions Start New Year Shrouded By Health Alerts and Travel Chaos
Friday December 30, 2016 @11:59AM Checking Email as Soon as You Wake up Could be Ruining Your Day
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @01:02PM Facebook's Safety Check Activated For Fake Bangkok Bombing
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:17AM Humans Marrying Robots? Experts Say It's Really Coming
Monday December 26, 2016 @01:51PM The Project To Revive Abandoned Wikipedia Pages Has Been Abandoned
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018