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Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey could be a huge step for professional sports in Australia

This week could be a milestone for transgender rights in Australia, if footballer Hannah Mouncey gets picked by a team to play in the Australian Women’s Football League. Mouncey was nominated on Friday, but she still has not been confirmed as eligible ahead of Wednesday’s draft. After playing for the Ainslie Tricolours this past season… Continue Reading Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey could be a huge step for professional sports in Australia

Why Amazon Won’t Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It’s All About Software

CLOUD WARS — While I might not be the brightest bulb in the chandelier, only a fool would pretend not to recognize the extraordinary innovations and achievements Amazon Web Services has achieved with its revolutionary cloud-computing business. Without question, Amazon was the prime mover and category king in the first wave of cloud computing, and… Continue Reading Why Amazon Won’t Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It’s All About Software

Death to the CV

It was this question that sparked the inception of Jobbio, a careers marketplace on a mission to murder the CV. “People are more than a piece of paper. Each person has something unique to offer, a different story to tell. A CV just doesn’t do that,” said Stephen Quinn, Jobbio CEO. Stephen and his brother… Continue Reading Death to the CV

Wifi has been hacked: Later today, cyber security experts will reveal how they did it

Cyber security experts have found a vulnerability in wifi which means hackers could listen in on communications between your devices and your router, according to reports. The vulnerability is around wifi protected access II protocol, or WPA2, a way of protecting wifi networks using a method of encryption known as pre-shared key (PSK) authentication. Technology… Continue Reading Wifi has been hacked: Later today, cyber security experts will reveal how they did it

The recruitment industry’s technological revolution

Like each of the revolutions that preceded it, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will completely transform entire industries. Despite only recently being coined a ‘revolution’ we are already seeing the array of technologies driving this new wave of innovation make their way into a number of sectors, transforming the way in which they operate and redefining… Continue Reading The recruitment industry’s technological revolution

Stating that diversity is the “human experience” misses the point

For all the plaudits that they earn for creating cool products and revolutionizing communication and changing the world and whatnot, America’s tech companies—and this is a technical term—really, really suck at hiring workforces that approximate the diversity of the nation of millions and the world of billions that they purport to serve. As part of its attempts to address… Continue Reading Stating that diversity is the “human experience” misses the point

This is what Americans fear most in 2017 (it’s not zombies)

What are you afraid of? Spiders? Heights? Clowns? Researchers at Chapman University in Orange, California, released the results of the 2017 Survey on American Fears to show what scares Americans the most. It turns out US citizens are worried about everything from money issues to climate change. The fear list, released on Wednesday, comes from a poll… Continue Reading This is what Americans fear most in 2017 (it’s not zombies)

Check out and register for Wonder Women Tech 2018 – next stop Washington DC!

Explore the magic that is Wonder Women Tech as we highlight, celebrate, and educate women and the underrepresented across STEAM industries! We bridge the gap between Being Human and tech! Join us in 2018 as we launch our first Global Summit in Washington D.C., January 26th, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center,… Continue Reading Check out and register for Wonder Women Tech 2018 – next stop Washington DC!

Black lawmakers press Sandberg on Facebook’s lack of diversity

Black lawmakers used a meeting with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg on Thursday to demand the company do more to address its lack of diversity. “The fact that no African-Americans serve on the board of directors, there are no African-Americans in their C-suite — that is unacceptable,” Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) told reporters after the meeting with… Continue Reading Black lawmakers press Sandberg on Facebook’s lack of diversity

Coding Success: Why tech giants rely on this Bangalore startup to recruit coders

As the global tech industry is going through a metamorphosis with a high demand for new skillsets, recruiters are adjusting their hiring model. HackerRank, a Bangalore-based startup seeded by YCombinator, has been quietly helping the tech giants do just that. Corporate giants such as VMware, Microsoft, Adobe, Snapchat, VMware, Quora, Evernote and unicorns such as… Continue Reading Coding Success: Why tech giants rely on this Bangalore startup to recruit coders
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