At Google, for example 42 percent of the US workforce is Asian, but only 30 percent of people in leadership roles.“I am not going to sit back and allow companies to make an excuse that the talent is not there,” says Thomas, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO.
That is just another way of saying young people have learned to make the most of what they were apportioned.On Tuesday, during night two of the first all-virtual Democratic National Convention, Ocasio-Cortez was given just 90 seconds to address the nation.
The story behind this divergence was obvious: The governments of South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore were prepared to test, to trace, and to isolate, and ours was not.
Tonight, former vice president Joe Biden and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders will meet onstage to debate for the 11th time in the 2020 campaign season—but it's never been quite like this.
They had posted photos in which it appeared that Meza entered the run from a sidewalk during the middle of the race, suggesting the possibility that he cut part of the course and then reentered.
Team Penske and Meyer Shank Racing, driving machines based on Acura street cars, enjoyed a mood lacking in the frantic energy typical of previous decades in racing.
The WIRED crew is on the ground here in Las Vegas to touch, test, prod, and fondle all of the latest rolling robots, folding phones, and talking fridges.CES Attendees: Come visit WIRED HQ, located at the Yardbird in the Venetian.
Photo © Lisa Ballard A new paper published in the journal PLoS ONE finds household bleach can deactivate Chronic Wasting Disease prions.
It began with Psychedelicat, a horse that would have remained unremarkable for the rest of his life, were it not for the precise timing of his death.
On Monday evening, Maggie Guterl and Will Hayward set out for the 60th time on a 4-mile loop through the hickory-covered hills of central Tennessee.It was dark and rainy on day three of the Big’s Backyard Ultra, a running race of fiendish design.
Cities struggle to regulate facial-recognition technology, Eliud Kipchoge prepares for an epic race, and Tern's new folding bike makes getting around a snap.Eliud Kipchoge is set to break the 2-hour marathon barrier.
The first time Kipchoge chased the sub-two-hour marathon, he did it wearing a special edition of Nike's Vaporfly 4%, a shoe the company claimed could make runners 4 percent more efficient on their feet.
Danielle Citron, a law professor at Boston University, describes pornographic deepfakes made without a person’s consent as an “invasion of sexual privacy.” She spoke at a June hearing by the US House Intelligence Committee about artificial intelligence media manipulation tools.
Today, with President Trump tweeting about the Civil War-like effects that will befall America if he's impeached, the people of are responding like their 19th-century counterparts.The hashtags #CivilWar2, #CivilWarSignup, and #CivilWarPotluck burst into being, bearing picnic foods and other battle supplies.
Throughout the IAAF World Athletics Championships, WIRED's editor in chief, Nicholas Thompson, will be chatting with Knox Robinson, the former editor in chief of the Fader and founder of the Black Roses running club in NYC.You’re a decent marathoner, but I’m more impressed that you’ve turned WIRED into the best running magazine out there.
He dabbled in robotics while studying industrial engineering at UC Berkeley and made the move into autonomous vehicles when he entered the 2004 Darpa Grand Challenge —a seminal event that helped launch the self-driving industry we know today.
In the coming year, hardware developers will start to see an even bigger desire for responsible labor practices, design for product end-of-life, sustainable material use, and transparency throughout their supply chain.
Now five seasons old , Formula E is meant to utilize racing —long a rolling laboratory for automotive development, yielding advancements like antilock brakes, traction control, and dual-clutch transmissions—to help EV manufacturers and suppliers like BMW, Nissan, Audi, Panasonic, Mahindra, and Jaguar move their battery-powered products forward .
As long as the car is in park, drivers can race on 22 tracks, using the steering wheel and brake pedal to control their avatar (acceleration is automatic).Working with Tesla, Vector Unit loaded this edition of the game with nods to electric driving.
Simply put, ray tracing is a technique that makes light in video games behave like it does in real life. This newfound excitement around ray tracing comes just as home gaming hardware is on the cusp of being able to process lighting effects in real time.
The Facebook optimization team could come up with a best guess as to the gender, race, and ethnicity of every user, and make sure that the delivery of ads within certain categories like housing and employment are unbiased.
On Wednesday, Pew Research released a report that compares Twitter users to the rest of the US population. Pew surveyed a nationally representative sample of 2,791 adult Twitter users about everything from their income and education to their thoughts on issues like race and immigration.
Speaking of that candidate, Buttigieg and his fellow Democrats all have a long way to go if they want to catch up: Not only did President Trump's campaign raise more money than every Democrat last quarter, but last month on Twitter, he earned ten times more interactions than even Mayor Pete.
A new study from researchers at Northeastern University, University of Southern California, and the nonprofit Upturn finds ad delivery —the Facebook algorithms that decide exactly which users see those ads—may be just as important.
Lego has introduced a new coding and robotics set called "Spike Prime" that will help kids gain valuable confidence in team building, STEM skills, and the power of persistence. The sets come with lesson plans for teachers, and kids can build anything from a breakdancing robot to a grasshopper-like racing module.
And survey results are mixed, Arielle tells us on this week’s Gadget Lab podcast: Some men indicate they would be reluctant to use birth control, while others are for it. Also on this week’s pod, Mike, Lauren, and Arielle discuss all of the news announced at Apple’s services-focused event on Monday.