A number of startups are rethinking how hiring should work, because while many employers require a college degree for a job, the fact is that most of the skills needed to perform those jobs aren't tau
Facebook today announced Community Boost. Facebook tells me it's investing tens of millions of dollars into the program that will travel to 30 cities around the U.S. in 2018. It will teach digital job
Office closures don’t just mean unemployment and uncertainty, they can lead to new opportunities. That’s the case for Mighty Bear Games, a Singapore-based games studio that grew out of the
When it comes to technology’s impact on the economy, there continues to be concern that robots and other advances will lead to unemployment. But what does history really tell us about the impact of
Those of us interested in marketplace lending have recently observed many pejorative headlines about P2P lending platforms, which mostly reported on Lending Club’s recent difficulties, but also crit
Humans are nothing if not contrary. Technology destroying jobs is something most Americans accept will happen within their lifetimes, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center, just not to t
It’s a place, a mindset, a nickname, a metonym, an innovation hub, a TV show and a standard against which all cradles of technology are measured. Silicon Valley prides itself on having a meta-status
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"Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase," <a target="_blank" href="http://cdixon.org/2013/02/10/the-computing-deployment-phase/">observes<
"The middle class is being hollowed out," <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/12/10-reasons-why-2013-will-be-the-year-you-quit-your-job/">says</a> James Altucher. "Economists are shifting the
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