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Tech workers are downing tools and refusing to work on unethical projects / Boing Boing - 0 views

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    "Tech workers are in demand: companies find it easier to raise cash than to hire engineers; this gives workers enormous bargaining power, and they're using it. From the Google uprisings over a Pentagon babykiller project and a Chinese surveillance project to the Microsoft uprising over ICE contracts, tech workers are emerging as part of the solution -- while their secretive, shareholder-haunted bosses are more and more the problem."
dr tech

What jobs will still be around in 20 years? Read this to prepare your future | US news ... - 0 views

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    "More and more independent thinkers are realizing that when being an employee is the equivalent to putting all your money into one stock - a better strategy is to diversify your portfolio. So you're seeing a lot more people looking to diversify their career." Faith Popcorn, a futurist, echoes the idea that we will all have to become as agile as possible and "have many forms of talent and work that you can provide the economy".
dr tech

JetBlue is the latest to use facial recognition technology in airports - 0 views

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    "However, there is some concern about how accurate these new procedures will be. Apparently the facial recognition technology doesn't recognize all people will the same accuracy. White women and black people aren't as easily recognized as white men, meaning there could be some mismatching of identities. Some are also concerned that this is crossing the line in terms of passenger privacy."
dr tech

The Era of Ownership Is Ending - 0 views

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    "Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is a model for traffic without ownership. You pay a monthly fee for it, like with Spotify, tell the app where you are going and get instant access to taxis, Ubers, buses, and so on. Everything is available on-demand and ownership is no longer needed."
dr tech

Alliance for Open Media - 0 views

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    "The initial project will pursue a new, open royalty-free video codec specification and open-source implementation based on the contributions of members, along with binding specifications for media format, content encryption and adaptive streaming, thereby creating opportunities for next-generation media experiences."
Max van Mesdag

Google engineer fired for privacy breach after 'stalking and harrassing teenagers' - 0 views

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    A worker at Google was fired for breaking company rules.
Max van Mesdag

Common Sense Media Claims 72 Percent Support Violent Game Bill - 0 views

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    Many Californians support a new law to allow underage customers to purchase mature content, including movies and games.
Mcdoogleh CDKEY

BBC News - PlayStation 3 gaming console clock bug 'fixed' - 0 views

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    This did not bode well for PS3 when it did happen :P
BOB SAGET

Emails spark woman's sacking - National - NZ Herald News - 0 views

  • emails
    • BOB SAGET
       
      The IT system used is E-Mailing service.
  • sacked for sending "confrontational"
    • BOB SAGET
       
      The social and ethical issue is Policies and Standards.
  • unfair dismissal
    • BOB SAGET
       
      unfair dissmissal SUCKS
  • ...4 more annotations...
  • Vicki Walker
    • BOB SAGET
       
      This is the first Stakeholder, the one who was sacked...
  • ProCare Health
    • BOB SAGET
       
      This is where she worked, this is the second Stakeholder.
  • Auckland
  • 4:00 AM
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    BOB SAGET. While in class with you, I mentioned this article and for some reason (probably to annoy me) you stole it before I could get to it. I'm upset and disapointed in you BOB SAGET.
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