2019, the year when Big Tech may shrink

2019 is likely to be an uphill year for Silicon Valley. This week, lawmakers held hearings on Capitol Hill questioning whether Big Tech should continue being big. It seems that Washington DC is ready to uphold stringer antitrust laws to limit the market power of the Four (Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.) Antitrust has surprisingly,…

Mining of the future today

While the political leadership of a number of countries including the US and Brazil appear to be going the wrong direction in terms of environmental protection, Industry is going ahead. Thousands of companies have adopted the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards for reporting their environmental performance and going far beyond what is required to comply…

Journalism is still male, but the tide is turning

In college, women fill journalism classes, while men remain a minority. But a few years later, when those students enter the workforce, the situation shifts. Men dominate newsrooms, outnumbering women on almost all occasions. Although the gap has decreased in recent years, women still lag in journalism—they represent only 41.7% of newsroom employees, according to…
1 200