Google automatically rejects any resume with a typographical or spelling error. That is, apparently, up to 58% of resumes.
The IEEE is working a standard to rate the trustworthiness of online news sources that are frequently shared on social media.
Turning off Location Services in Android has no effect on Google’s data collection. They still track you everywhere you go.
San Francisco has proposed banning company provided cafeterias and meals as a way to force workers to use independent restaurants. The ban would grandfather existing company meal services but new firms would be prohibited from offering similar services, thereby giving incumbent companies a hiring advantage due to better benefits. Ultimately, its a government mandated subsidy to local restaurants.
Silicon valley’s widespread use of temporary tech workers imported from other countries could be fostering widespread industrial spying for the benefit of foreign adversaries.
Many companies have moved from individual offices or cubicles to open floor spaces, removing doors and presumed barriers to interaction. A study that tracked workers before conversion to open offices, and after the conversion, found that open offices dramatically reduced employee face to face interaction...
When face recognition is used to gain access to a secure location or function, what happens when one’s likeness is stolen and reproduced? What happens when the local police monitor all political rallies and use facial recognition to identify each individual in attendance? What if...
#Google’s #Android was developed first and foremost as a spying tool, may be sanctioned by the European Union
For Google, the consequences could prove vast. Packaging tools like search, and including them on Android devices, offers the company a way to capture data about users — and show them more ads. Eliminating that pathway for profits and insight could prompt Google to rethink...