When Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer decided to start their own online marketplace for weird art, they didn’t expect it to be easy.

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Facebook Inc. is starting to implement a rule to require considering at least one minority candidate for open positions, similar to the “Rooney Rule” the NFL used to increase diversity of the teams’ coaching staff.

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EmailSource: Forbes | Published March 30, 2015 by Giovanni Rodriguez In the Spring of 2011, I had what I would later realize was a life-changing, transformative experience. I was working for Deloitte Consulting, helping the firm build a social technology practice. The job, though challenging, allowed for the occasional pro-bono excursion, and I took one such excursion to consult for a team at […]

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EmailSource: NPR | February 24, 201411:00 AM Investigative reporter Julia Angwin was curious what Google knew about her, so she asked the company for her search data. “It turns out I had been doing about 26,000 Google searches a month … and I was amazed at how revealing they were,” she tells Fresh Air’s Dave […]

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EmailSource: NPR | By: by Nevin Martell October 28, 2013 3:26 PM When you sit down at Chef José Andrés’ tapas restaurant, Jaleo, in Washington, D.C., and ask to see the beverage options, as I did recently, you’re in for a surprise. Instead of a traditional leather-bound menu, I was handed an iPad. An app […]

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EmailSource: sfgate.com | By: Kathleen Pender Updated 3:45 pm, Saturday, October 26, 2013 Bay Area tech and social media companies are engaged in an arms race to see who can offer the most – and most unusual – benefits to employees. While most Americans would be happy to get a job with health coverage, tech workers are being […]

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