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How Companies Rip-off Their Shareholders and Screw over Workers
How Companies Rip-off Their Shareholders and Screw...

I recently wrote about the pernicious effect of Milton Friedman’s idea that public corporations should focus exclusively on shareholders, ignoring the interests of other stakeholders including employees, customers, and the communities in which companies operate. The single-minded focus on maximizing shareholder value has caused companies to sacrifice long-term value for short-term profits and, ironically, enriched…

China’s social credit machine is every irregular and segment of a world pattern
China’s social credit machine is every irreg...

Imagine a world where everyone bins their trash, no one crosses a red light and everyone pays their taxes so that schools are always well funded. This sounds like a nice utopia. But add to this surveillance cameras, face recognition, and the requirement to always praise the government. Now it sounds like an Orwellian nightmare…

Repurposing my dilapidated Chromebook to a low vitality situation server
Repurposing my dilapidated Chromebook to a low vit...

Can’t sell it? Repurpose it! It was around 4 years ago when I bought a used, slightly beat up Asus C300 Chromebook from a friend of mine for £50. It served me well, I installed Linux on it and used it to work on some side projects while commuting. However as time passed by, I…

ScummVM “Interactive Story” 2.2.0 Sees the Gentle
ScummVM “Interactive Story” 2.2.0 Sees the Gen...

Sep 27, 2020: ScummVM “Interactive Fantasy” 2.2.0 Sees the Light Posted by sev A new release of ScummVM is ready. This is a thrilling one because we are embracing adventure games as far back as 1976! That’s right, the infamous Colossal Cave Adventure, the very first Interactive Fiction game, is now supported by ScummVM. Besides…

Analysis: Realistic Age of a A hit Founder is Forty five
Analysis: Realistic Age of a A hit Founder is Fort...

Patricia de Melo Moreira/bloomberg/Getty Images It’s widely believed that the most successful entrepreneurs are young. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg were in their early twenties when they launched what would become world-changing companies. Do these famous cases reflect a generalizable pattern? VC and media accounts seem to suggest so. When we analyzed founders who have…

Fb adverts centered dusky audiences for balloting “deterrence”
Fb adverts centered dusky audiences for balloting ...

22m Channel 4 News has exclusively obtained a vast cache of data used by Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign on almost 200 million American voters. It reveals that 3.5 million Black Americans were categorised by Donald Trump’s campaign as ‘Deterrence’ – voters they wanted to stay home on election day. Tonight, civil rights campaigners said…

Police instructed now no longer to bring collectively NHS Covid-19 app
Police instructed now no longer to bring collectiv...

By Rory Cellan-JonesTechnology correspondentPublishedduration4 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has confirmed officers are being told not to install the NHS Covid-19 app on their work smartphones.The app detects when users have been in proximity to someone with the virus.Some officers have also been told they may not need to obey self-isolate…

Earn Promoted
Earn Promoted

What career advice do you get as an employee of a growing company? Do great work, keep yourself challenged, focus on learning at every step, find mentors, mentor others, crush your OKRs. Every few quarters you go through a performance review that identifies your strengths and weaknesses, and sets you up for learning and growth.…

Water on Mars: discovery of three buried lakes intrigues scientists
Water on Mars: discovery of three buried lakes int...

Scientists have long thought that there could be water trapped beneath the surface of Mars.Credit: Steve Lee, Univ. Colorado/Jim Bell, Cornell Univ./Mike Wolff, SSI/NASA Two years ago, planetary scientists reported the discovery of a large saltwater lake under the ice at Mars’s south pole, a finding that was met with excitement and some scepticism. Now,…

TSMC to Mass Design Breakthrough 2nm Mbcfet Transistors in 2024
TSMC to Mass Design Breakthrough 2nm Mbcfet Transi...

Inside TSMC's 8-inch Fab 3; Credit: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has achieved an important breakthrough in its research and development for the 2nm semiconductor manufacturing node. Reports of this breakthrough have surfaced on the Taiwanese media, and have been picked up by Eastern media outlets. TSMC, which is…

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