#Cyberculture agenda: “Doctors and Nurses Take to TikTok to Fight #Covid Myths

Doctors and Nurses Take to TikTok to Fight Covid Myths

“We can treat only one patient at a time, but if we can get a message out there that can hit thousands or hundreds of thousands, then we can change their thoughts.”

Tech dismally failed a 25-year challenge to achieve gender equality by 2020

In 1995, pioneering computer scientist Anita Borg challenged the tech community to a moonshot: equal representation of women in tech by 2020. Twenty-five years later, we’re still far from that goal. In 2018, fewer than 30% of the employees in tech’s biggest companies and 20% of faculty in university computer science departments were women. On Women’s Equality Day in 2020, it’s appropriate to revisit Borg’s moonshot challenge. Today, awareness of the gender diversity problem in tech has increased, and professional development programs have improved women’s skills and opportunities. But special programs and “fixing women” by improving their skills have not

How Slack employees use Slack

Did you know Tamar Yehoshua, the author of this piece, is speaking at TNW2020 this year? Check out their session on ‘Human-centricity: building products with customers’ here. A few weeks ago, I reached my one year anniversary at Slack. It’s hard to believe it’s already been a year. When I look back on my first months, one of the biggest changes for me after decades of working in email was learning to use Slack every day as my primary mode of communication. I had to learn a new tool and a new organization, all at once. Once I got up to…
WikiLeaks founder Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

The hearing which was delayed due to coronavirus pandemic will resume on Monday and is due to run until early

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