Monthly Archives: December 2015

Look at how workers are bereft of dignity. It used to be that only factory workers punched a time clock. Most of them were (at least in the post war era) protected by unions, and there was some logic in … Continue reading

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Mars Rover Finds Changing Rocks, Surprising Scientists By KENNETH CHANGDEC. 17, 2015

Mars Rover Finds Changing Rocks, Surprising Scientists By KENNETH CHANGDEC. 17, 2015 As NASA’s Curiosity rover treks up a three-mile-high mountain on Mars, the rocks are changing. That says something about how the planet’s climate and environment changed more than … Continue reading

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What If Companies Shared Exactly How They Determine Salaries? Mike Segar / Reuters Atlantic Magazine

What If Companies Shared Exactly How They Determine Salaries? The startup Buffer not only posts its compensation figures publicly, but also shares the equation for how it arrived at those numbers. Mike Segar / Reuters BOURREE LAM NOV 25, 2015 … Continue reading

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Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal Tardigrades are sponges for foreign genes. Does that explain why they are famously indestructible? — ATLANTIC MAGAZINE

Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal Tardigrades are sponges for foreign genes. Does that explain why they are famously indestructible? — ATLANTIC MAGAZINE ED YONG NOV 23, 2015 SCIENCE The toughest animals in the world aren’t bulky … Continue reading

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Unicorns (tech companies)

Technology companies The rise and fall of the unicorns Some private technology firms are having trouble justifying their lofty valuations Nov 28th 2015 | SAN FRANCISCO | From the print edition WORKERS from technology firms recently gathered at a cinema … Continue reading

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