THAT GOOGLE MANIFESTO REALLY PUT EXECUTIVES IN A BIND (Google and Women)


By: Nitasha Tiku/Wired A GOOGLE EMPLOYEE’S screed against workplace diversity thrust company executives into a tight spot: Discipline the author and risk criticism that Google is censoring speech, or stand by and inflame concerns that the company does not welcome women, an issue that is already the source of internal debate and a government investigation. TheContinue reading “THAT GOOGLE MANIFESTO REALLY PUT EXECUTIVES IN A BIND (Google and Women)”

What Goes Up…… Tech layoffs more than Double in the Bay


The entrance of the Yahoo campus is relatively quiet after the company announced 2,000 layoffs at their Sunnyvale, Calif. headquarters on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. (Gary Reyes/ Staff/archives) (Gary Reyes) By:Ethan Baron/EastBayTimes In yet another sign of a slow down in the booming Bay Area economy, tech layoffs more than doubled in the first fourContinue reading “What Goes Up…… Tech layoffs more than Double in the Bay”

Apple’s Steve Jobs and Google’s Sergey Brin Colluded keep Silicon Valley wages low?


  The litigation has also been humiliating for Apple. Lawyers for the company have tried to persuade the court that Jobs emails should be excluded from the case  because they make him look like a bully. By Jim Edwards:/Business Insider Imagine you’re unhappy in your job, and you’re looking to switch companies. In tech, thisContinue reading “Apple’s Steve Jobs and Google’s Sergey Brin Colluded keep Silicon Valley wages low?”

Jaron Lanier :The Internet destroyed the middle class


Kodak employed 140,000 people. Instagram, 13. A digital visionary says the Web kills jobs, wealth — even democracy By: SCOTT TIMBERG Jaron Lanier is a computer science pioneer who has grown gradually disenchanted with the online world since his early days popularizing the idea of virtual reality. “Lanier is often described as ‘visionary,’ ” Jennifer KahnContinue reading “Jaron Lanier :The Internet destroyed the middle class”