#OkBoomer Vs. #OkMillennial: Workplace Nightmare, Or Just A Meme?

Sophie Vershbow has seen her share of "OK, boomer" memes in recent weeks. The phrase that's suddenly everywhere is meant to convey a fundamental disconnect between younger generations and baby boomers who cling to outdated, off-base ideas. To Vershbow, a 30-year-old social media manager, the sentiment behind the memes is this: "I...

You can’t characterize human nature if studies overlook 85 percent of people on Earth

Over the last century, behavioral researchers have revealed the biases and prejudices that shape how people see the world and the carrots and sticks that influence our daily actions. Their discoveries have filled psychology textbooks and inspired generations of students. They’ve also informed how businesses manage their employees, how educators develop new...

[LXAI@ICML 2019] Talking about Machine Learning, Diversity, and Inclusion with Pete Denman from Intel Labs

Pete Denman is a Senior User Experience Researcher at Intel Labs that is developing exploratory prototypes and working with developers, engineers, and ethnographic researchers to create future technologies. He also worked there in the Stephen Hawking project and has interesting stories about the new types of design and ML solutions...

Women Entrepreneurs Face Challenges in Networking

In networking, it’s often the case that the person who can help you is a friend of a friend. But securing that third-party relationship can be complicated for women, especially if they are in a field that has been traditionally occupied by men. In a recent paper, assistant professor Mabel...

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