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France gives workers ‘right to disconnect’ from office email

A new labor law that took effect on Sunday gives employees the “right to disconnect” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes once their working day has ended.  “These measures … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Repeated Racism of Snapchat

One of Snapchat’s more unusual features is its set of face-morphing filters. They’re essentially algorithmic funhouse mirrors: You can swipe different ways of contorting faces seen through your phone camera … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Upwardly Mobile Barista at Starbucks

Starbucks and Arizona State University are collaborating to help cafe workers get college degrees. Is this a model for helping more Americans reach the middle class? In their announcement, Starbucks … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Managers Turn to Computer Games, Aiming for More Efficient Employees

BetterWorks makes office software that blends aspects of social media, fitness tracking and video games into a system meant to keep employees more engaged with their work and one another. … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

India Inc tightens screws on quitters venting online

Given how easy it is today for disgruntled or ex-employees to vent in cyberspace, a number of Indian companies are introducing social media policies and non-disparagement clauses… Most likely to bad-mouth … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Team Canada game: Why it’s OK to watch hockey at work

Workplace experts suggest that, in a world where livestreaming, social media and mobile devices are now facts of life, employers might be wise to embrace — or at least acknowledge … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Social media valued in business – but for leaders, not staff

The use of social media in the workplace is regarded as being good for business and its leaders, but not necessarily for staff. Story length: 527 words Access the full … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

GirlGeekKampala was founded in 2012 by Maureen Agena, Evelyn Namara, and Christine Ampaire, a trio of women frustrated by the structural and cultural barriers holding women back careers in science, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines

Since Saturday, more than 400 volunteers have made nearly three quarters of a million additions to a free, online map of areas in and around the Philippines. Those additions reflect … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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