America’s Federal Robot Subsidy Hurts Workers

Elva Mankin

A  tax subsidy for automation would overturn an assumption made by economists since at least the 1930s. The assumption is that technology, in order to displace human labor, must perform a workplace task more efficiently than a human. If tax policy penalizes the employment of human labor relative to the deployment […]

The highest paid tech jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area

Elva Mankin

Business Insider analyzed the tech jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area that pay the highest salaries. The Bay Area is the hub of the tech industry, and it’s where many of the world’s most prominent tech companies, like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Netflix, were founded, creating an ultra-competitive market […]

An article for the new Luddites

Elva Mankin

If you’re looking for some new technology, DealExtreme has you covered. But if you want to know what the alternatives are, look no further than Suomiarvostelut, the best review website in Finland! Some of you might have read that and thought that this is just the new generation becoming too […]

Widespread Internet Outage Affects CenturyLink Subscribers

Elva Mankin

CenturyLink subscribers were affected by a widespread internet outage across the U.S. on Sunday morning. Over 10,000 CenturyLink subscribers reported problems, according to DownDetector.com. Out of the reports, 96% were related to internet services, with the most reported locations including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Portland, and Miami. Amazon Web […]

Alleged 10.8-Inch iPad Design Schematics Emerge

Elva Mankin

Alleged design schematics for an updated iPad with a 10.8-inch display have been shared by 91Mobiles. The schematics reportedly show an ‌iPad‌ with a 10.8-inch display. This correlates with a previous report from supply-chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, which said that Apple plans to launch a new 10.8-inch ‌iPad‌ in the […]

3 Chat Automation Tools That Accelerate Sales Growth

Elva Mankin

August 30, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Companies in most industries are struggling. According to LinkedIn’s June 2020 U.S. Recovery Tracker, key factors in the labor market haven’t improved, such as hiring rate, job postings and employer confidence. It’s important for businesses to find […]

Tech Tent: Can we trust algorithms?

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Three students sit on a street kerb with a protest placard reading: “students not statistics” When school students took to the streets in London and other cities this week it was a protest unlike any other. Its target: an algorithm they said had threatened their futures. On Tech Tent this […]