inequality

The Chasing Grace Project chronicles the joys and challenges of being a woman in tech

It’s Equal Pay Day today, marking the date women had to work full-time this year to match what men made working full-time last year. The actual date is mostly symbolic, and while it’s been

Is technology contributing to increased inequality?

As global poverty continues to decline, another issue emerges: According to the World Economic Forum, rising income inequality and the polarization of societies pose a risk to the global economy, and

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on the key to equality

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff took the stage at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing today to talk about diversity and equality. This comes just weeks after Salesforce brought on board To

Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Calls Technology A “Scapegoat” For Inequality

Early Facebook investor and noted Silicon Valley libertarian Peter Thiel thinks that too many Americans have mistakenly blamed technology for rising inequality. "Technology is an easy scapegoat," he a

VCs On Inequality, Unemployment, And Our Uncertain Future

The Great Bifurcation is underway. The American economy is polarizing between the minority rich and the majority poor; technology is a major cause of this; and the rest of the world will soon follow,

It’s A Wonderful Life, For A Few Of Us

So where were we? Oh yes: <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/18/no-sympathy-for-the-devil/">everybody</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://pando.com/2013/12/20/breaking-protesters-attack-goog