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Are Female Emoji Harmful To Girls? No, They’re Just Emoji

CNN is asking me, “Are female emojis sexist and harmful to girls?” I can only respond with another question: “Can we not?”

Always,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 2, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Facebook Employees Are Replacing “Black Lives Matter” Slogans With “All Lives Matter” At Company Headquarters

Facebook’s famous signature wall has become another battleground for diversity in tech.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Tech Bro’s Open Letter Is Everything That’s Wrong With How Homeless People Are Seen

It must be tough being a tech bro. On top of dealing with all the regular bro stereotypes, your constantly evolving industry and the cost of living San Francisco, you’re…

Lauren Vinopal | February 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm

For The Love Of God Do Not Set Your iPhone Clock Back To 1970

Here is a cautionary tale for our time.

Apple has always bragged about their “no viruses” reputation, however, if you are dumb and decide to do this hack,…

Katrin Higher | February 13, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Here Are Some Of The Things Teens Like In 2016

In case, as an adult, you want to be like a hip teenager.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 28, 2016 - 1:15 pm

A Witch Claims She Can Cure Computer Viruses With Her Magic

The honorable Reverend Joey Talley, is an ordained Wiccan minister in the state of California and claims that she has used her powers to cure computers of malware. Talley uses…

Katrin Higher | January 16, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Mark Zuckerberg’s 2016 Challenge: Build A.I. Butler For His Home

Mark Zuckerberg has set himself a tough challenge for 2016: Create an electronic butler to make Mark Zuckerberg’s life easier. The Facebook founder says he plans to “build a simple…

Newser | January 5, 2016 - 11:30 am

Mark Zuckerberg Is OK With Diaper Duty In Shocking Photo Of A CEO Being A Parent

Well look at that! A male CEO is actually taking care of a live human baby!!!

In weird non-news that feels pretty forced, Mark Zuckerberg posted a photo…

Katrin Higher | December 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Opens AI Non-Profit So Robots Don’t Take Over The World

Billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has started a nonprofit venture devoted to open-source research into artificial intelligence called ‘OpenAI.’ Musk is co-chairing the project with Y Combinator CEO Sam Altman,…

Katrin Higher | December 12, 2015 - 11:30 am

Facebook Announces Four Months Paid Parental Leave For All Employees

Facebook CEO and Zillionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, recently got a lot of flack for announcing he was taking a whopping two months of paternity leave to help care for his baby…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Peeple Is Changing Its Features In Response To Tsunami Of Bad Press

But I’m still not convinced.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2015 - 9:40 am

Kim K Suggests Editing Capabilities To Twitter And Co-Founder Is Into It

Kim Kardashian West is probably the most followed person on Twitter with 33.8 million followers, and so it is no surprise that Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey listened to her request…

Katrin Higher | July 25, 2015 - 11:30 am

The “Bartesian” Is Like A Keurig, But For Booze

I started out making fun of the Bartesian. Surprise! I ended up Kickstarting it.

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Track Your Sex Life With ‘Fit Bits’ For Your Naughty Bits

A lot of technological breakthroughs are happening in the sex toy industry.

Joining the revolution are two new sex tracking wearables that are pretty close to hitting the…

Katrin Higher | June 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

If You Are An Offensive Idiot Online, Get The New “Clear” App

If you happen to be a really terrible person on the internet but want to appear great, then the new “Clear” app is the right app for you!

Katrin Higher | April 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Now This Is How You Get Revenge On A Cheating Boyfriend

We have a late addition to yesterday’s list of best revenge plots in history! Twitter user @foolishnessfly2 was none too pleased when she discovered her boyfriend had been running around on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Here’s The Scoop On Apple Watch

Today’s highly anticipated Apple event started with news of a partnership with HBO and updates on the iPhone and Mac computers (“Can you even see it? I can’t even feel…

Newser | March 9, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Surprise: Tech Industry Getting Worse For Women

According to a piece in the Los Angeles Times, women are leaving the tech industry in droves.

This is something I have called for a while now –…

Katrin Higher | February 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

Study: iPhone Separation Anxiety Is An Actual Thing

A new study from the University of Missouri found that people can suffer serious psychological and physiological effects when separated from their phones. Despite the fact that our collective cell…

Claire Hannum | January 18, 2015 - 11:40 am
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