Slashdot Items Tagged "culture"

Date / Time Story
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:24AM The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015 Is an Emoji
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:26PM How Bill Nye Insulted NASCAR Fans About the Sport Being the "Anti-NASA"
Saturday November 14, 2015 @02:05PM Ask Slashdot: Undervalued, Livable American Tech Towns?
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:02PM Symbolic vs. Mnemonic Relational Operators: Is "GT" Greater Than ">"?
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @12:35PM Rural Mississippi: The Land That the Internet Era Forgot
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:22AM Dorms For Grownups: a Solution For Lonely Millennials?
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:50AM Could Go Community's Threat of Public Shaming, Lifetime Bans Make Go a No-Go?
Saturday October 31, 2015 @04:25PM Finland Begins To Shape Basic Income Proposal
Friday October 30, 2015 @08:21PM SXSW Reinstates Panels On Harassment, Adds All-Day Harassment Summit
Monday October 26, 2015 @07:36AM Does Government Science Funding Drive Innovation?
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:18PM Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx To Tour As Holograms
Monday October 19, 2015 @07:07AM Wealth Therapy Tackles Woes of the Rich
Saturday October 03, 2015 @07:01PM Michigan Mammoth May Have Been Butchered By Humans
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:27PM The Decline of 'Big Soda': Is Drinking Soda the New Smoking?
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:29AM Artists Create a 1000-Year GIF Loop
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:15AM Chinese Tech Companies Hire 'Cheerleaders' To Motivate Programmers
Thursday September 10, 2015 @12:39PM Rupert Murdoch Buys National Geographic Magazine
Sunday August 23, 2015 @01:17PM Hugos Refuse To Award Anyone Rather Than Submit To Fans' Votes
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:04PM Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:23PM Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:09AM Finland Considers Minimum Income To Reform Welfare System
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:33AM Debate Over Amazon Working Conditions Goes Back Years
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @07:33AM Researchers: The Thermostat In Your Office May Be Sexist
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @06:57AM Philadelphia Hackers and Others Offer Brotherly Love To Fallen Robot
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:07AM Silicon Valley's Big Lie
Saturday July 25, 2015 @09:34PM EU May Become a Single Digital Market of 500 Million People
Saturday July 25, 2015 @03:05PM HP R&D Starts Enforcing a Business Casual Dress Code
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:17PM Silicon Valley Still Wrestling With Diversity Issues
Sunday July 12, 2015 @06:45PM J.J. Abrams On "Star Wars" Cast's Racial and Sexual Diversity
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:16PM Towards Public-Friendly Open Science: YouTube Alongside Journal Articles?
Sunday June 28, 2015 @08:50AM Disney Bans Selfie Sticks
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @02:10PM Lawrence Krauss On the Pope's Encyclical: Not Even Close?
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:01PM Why Our Brains Can't Process the Gravest Threats To Humanity
Saturday May 30, 2015 @11:35AM Let's Take This Open Floor Plan To the Next Level
Thursday May 28, 2015 @12:08PM 'Prisonized' Neighborhoods Make Recidivism More Likely
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @08:37AM Men's Rights Activists Call For Boycott of Mad Max: Fury Road
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:24AM A Plan On How To Stop Sexism In Science
Thursday May 14, 2015 @02:05PM What Happens To Our Musical Taste As We Age?
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:06PM How Silicon Valley Got That Way -- and Why It Will Continue To Rule
Friday April 24, 2015 @09:54AM Median Age At Google Is 29, Says Age Discrimination Lawsuit
Thursday April 23, 2015 @07:00AM Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:26AM IT Worker's Lawsuit Accuses Tata of Discrimination
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:23AM ESA Rebukes EFF's Request To Exempt Abandoned Games From Some DMCA Rules
Thursday April 09, 2015 @07:09AM Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:34PM Is This the Death of the Easter Egg?
Thursday April 02, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: Living Without Social Media In 2015?
Thursday April 02, 2015 @12:08PM Google 'Makes People Think They Are Smarter Than They Are'
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:49PM RSA Conference Bans "Booth Babes"
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @10:23AM A Bechdel Test For Programmers?
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @07:31AM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @12:34AM Excess Time Indoors May Explain Rising Myopia Rates
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @09:49AM Linux Kernel Adopts 'Code of Conflict'
Sunday March 08, 2015 @02:36PM Classic Mac Icons Archive Bought By MOMA
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:05PM Indian Gov't Wants Worldwide Ban On Rape Documentary, Including Online
Friday March 06, 2015 @06:59PM Daylight Saving Time Change On Sunday For N. America
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:53PM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Sunday February 22, 2015 @02:51PM The Imitation Game Fails Test of Inspiring the Next Turings
Sunday February 22, 2015 @01:42PM How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:16PM An Evidence-Based Approach To Online Dating
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:21AM One Year of Data Shows the Hacker Community Is Tight-knit and Welcoming
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:04AM Twitter CEO: "We Suck" At Dealing With Trolls, Vows To Kick Them Out
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @09:21AM Science's Biggest Failure: Everything About Diet and Fitness
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:59PM Music Doesn't Feature In the Pirate Bay's Top 100 Biggest Torrents
Saturday January 31, 2015 @02:48AM R.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:21PM How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
Sunday January 25, 2015 @12:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Sunday January 18, 2015 @10:59AM Cuba's Pending Tech Revolution
Sunday January 18, 2015 @09:29AM Winston Churchill's Scientists
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Friday January 02, 2015 @08:47AM Box Office 2014: Moviegoing Hits Two-Decade Low
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:55PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains His Christmas Tweet
Friday December 26, 2014 @05:18PM Paul Graham: Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @10:05PM How a Massachusetts Man Invented the Global Ice Market
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:25PM Skeptics Would Like Media To Stop Calling Science Deniers 'Skeptics'
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:59AM Virtual Reality Experiment Wants To Put White People In Black Bodies
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:16AM In North Korea, Hackers Are a Handpicked, Pampered Elite
Monday December 08, 2014 @10:15AM The Ancestor of Humans Was an "Artist" 500,000 Years Ago
Friday December 05, 2014 @05:32PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With Electronics-Induced Inattentiveness?
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:14AM Woz Downplays the Significance of Apple's Startup Garage
Thursday December 04, 2014 @08:32AM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @09:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Friday November 28, 2014 @09:01PM Creative Commons To Pass One Billion Licensed Works In 2015
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:13AM How "Big Ideas" Are Actually Hurting International Development
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:02AM Debunking a Viral Internet Post About Breastfeeding Racism
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:04PM The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat
Monday November 03, 2014 @03:10AM Amazon Releases (Not Many) Details On Its Workforce Demographics
Sunday October 26, 2014 @11:26AM Jedi-ism Becomes a Serious Religion
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:44PM Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:36PM The Woman Who Should Have Been the First Female Astronaut
Sunday October 19, 2014 @06:13PM In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail
Friday October 17, 2014 @08:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @12:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @07:33AM Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:18AM How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:41AM 3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
Friday September 05, 2014 @05:28PM Willow Garage Founder Scott Hassan Aims To Build a Startup Village
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @09:11AM Can ISO 29119 Software Testing "Standard" Really Be a Standard?
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Thursday August 28, 2014 @09:32AM Anita Sarkeesian, Creator of "Tropes vs. Women," Driven From Home By Trolls
Sunday August 24, 2014 @12:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Saturday August 23, 2014 @11:31PM Among Gamers, Adult Women Vastly Outnumber Teenage Boys
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:18AM News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban
Friday August 15, 2014 @05:59PM Web Trolls Winning As Incivility Increases
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:20AM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:23AM When Beliefs and Facts Collide
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @07:31AM Google, Detroit Split On Autonomous Cars
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:43PM Emotional Contagion Spread Through Facebook
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @10:39AM The FBI's Jargon List: Internet Acronyms Galore
Saturday June 14, 2014 @10:33AM Ask Slashdot: Resolving the Clash Between Art and Technology In Music?
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:56PM Is the Maker Movement Making It Cool For Kids To Be Nerds?
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @08:12AM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Sunday May 25, 2014 @12:33PM Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:03PM Google Overtakes Apple As the World's Most Valuable Brand
Thursday May 15, 2014 @01:20PM You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @07:03AM Nintendo Apologizes For Not Allowing Same-Sex Relationships In Life Sim Game
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:48PM Ask Slashdot: Joining a Startup As an Older Programmer?
Thursday April 17, 2014 @01:37AM GoPro Project Claims Technology Is Making People Lose Empathy For Homeless
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @08:51AM How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:07AM How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:21PM UK Government Wants "Unsavory" Web Content To Be Removed
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:18PM Prominent GitHub Engineer Julie Ann Horvath Quits Citing Harrassment
Sunday March 09, 2014 @09:59AM The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
Sunday February 23, 2014 @11:28AM "Microsoft Killed My Pappy"
Saturday February 22, 2014 @03:41PM All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:07AM Psychologists: Internet Trolls Are Narcissistic, Psychopathic, and Sadistic
Friday February 14, 2014 @06:04PM Computer Geeks As Loners? Data Says Otherwise
Friday January 31, 2014 @07:22PM When Cars Go Driverless, What Happens To the Honking?
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @12:25PM New Zealand Schools Find Less Structure Improves Children's Behavior
Saturday January 25, 2014 @09:07PM VC Likens Google Bus Backlash To Nazi Rampage
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @10:59AM Man Shot To Death For Texting During Movie
Monday January 06, 2014 @03:51PM Emacs Needs To Move To GitHub, Says ESR
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @11:10AM Public Domain Day 2014
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @10:25AM The Rise of Hoax News
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:17AM Website Checkout Glitches: Two Very Different Corporate Responses
Friday December 27, 2013 @07:27PM France's 'Culture Tax' Could Hit YouTube and Facebook
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:34PM How Ya Gonna Get 'Em Down On the UNIX Farm?
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:10AM Netflix: Non-'A' Players Unworthy of Jobs
Sunday December 22, 2013 @02:22PM Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist?
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Friday December 20, 2013 @10:02PM Protesters Block Apple and Google Buses In California
Friday December 20, 2013 @05:57PM Neglect Causes Massive Loss of 'Irreplaceable' Research Data
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @08:43AM First Hard Evidence for the Process of Cat Domestication
Saturday December 14, 2013 @11:35PM Census Bureau: Majority of Affluent Counties In Northeast US
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:12AM Study: People Are Biased Against Creative Thinking
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:05AM Physicist Peter Higgs: No University Would Employ Me Today
Friday December 06, 2013 @09:40PM Diet Drugs Work: Why Won't Doctors Prescribe Them?
Thursday December 05, 2013 @01:47PM Ask Slashdot: Why So Hard Landing Interviews In Seattle Versus SoCal?
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @10:11AM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Monday November 25, 2013 @12:59AM Book review: Digital Outcasts
Monday November 25, 2013 @12:57AM San Quentin Inmates Learn Technology From Silicon Valley Pros
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:22PM Woman Facing $3,500 Fine For Posting Online Review
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @11:04AM Ask Slashdot: Communication Skills For Programmers?
Friday November 01, 2013 @08:47PM A Plan To Fix Daylight Savings Time By Creating Two National Time Zones
Friday November 01, 2013 @03:40PM 20-Somethings Think It's OK To Text and Answer Calls In Business Meetings
Thursday October 31, 2013 @08:54AM Does Software Need a Siskel and Ebert?
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @07:01AM Web Literacy Standard Announced By Mozilla
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:15AM What If the "Sharing Economy" Organized a Strike, and Nobody Came?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @06:38AM Wikipedia's Participation Problem
Sunday October 20, 2013 @04:55PM Are We Socially Ready For Wearable Computing?
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:59AM Building an Opt-In Society
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Wednesday October 09, 2013 @11:32AM HP CEO Meg Whitman To Employees: No More Telecommuting For You
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @10:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Thursday October 03, 2013 @07:00AM Researchers Show How Easy It Is To Manipulate Online Opinions
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:41AM Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994
Thursday September 26, 2013 @07:07AM The Most WTF-y Programming Languages
Sunday September 22, 2013 @04:34PM Learning To Code: Are We Having Fun Yet?
Thursday September 12, 2013 @11:11AM Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Saturday September 07, 2013 @05:31PM 400 Million Chinese Cannot Speak Mandarin
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Friday September 06, 2013 @05:39PM New Musopen Campaign Wants To "Set Chopin Free"
Thursday August 22, 2013 @03:20PM Concern Mounts Over Self-Driving Cars Taking Away Freedom
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @12:02PM Can There Be Open Source Music?
Thursday August 15, 2013 @04:28PM Ask Slashdot: When Is It OK To Not Give Notice?
Thursday August 08, 2013 @11:22AM Bill Gates Promotes Vaccine Projects, Swipes At Google
Thursday August 01, 2013 @01:02PM Turning Santa Cruz Into a Haven For Hackers, Makers & Startups
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should More Math and Equations Be Used In the Popular Press?
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:12AM Ask Slashdot: High-School Suitable Books On How Computers Affect Society?
Saturday July 27, 2013 @10:54PM Google Engineer Wins NSA Award, Then Says NSA Should Be Abolished
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @12:35PM Smartphones May Help Reduce Traffic In the Near Future
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @06:51AM Kernel Dev Tells Linus Torvalds To Stop Using Abusive Language
Sunday July 14, 2013 @05:19PM The Middle East Beats the West In Female Tech Founders
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:39AM Malcolm Gladwell On Culture and Airplane Crashes
Thursday July 04, 2013 @04:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:06PM Ask Slashdot: Permanent Preservation of Human Knowledge?
Sunday June 30, 2013 @05:47PM The Average Movie Theater Has Hundreds of Screens
Saturday June 29, 2013 @11:43AM How Silicon Valley's Tech Reign Will End
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @08:33AM Why Engineering Freshmen Should Take Humanities Courses
Sunday June 02, 2013 @10:21PM Ask Slashdot: How To Start and Manage a University LUG?
Friday May 31, 2013 @11:29PM Too Many Smart People Chasing Too Many Dumb Ideas?
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:33AM Google Glass: What's With All the Hate?