Updates

In January, New York will become the fourth state to require that employers offer paid, job-protected family leave so workers can care for newborns or look after sick relatives. It’ll be a logistical challenge for organizations both small and large.…
When he enters his Seattle office, logs into his computer, or walks into his house, Amal Graafstra doesn’t need to dig for keys, find an electronic access card, or even punch in a passcode. Instead, he waves his hand. It’s…
For Mohamad Ali, the CEO of Carbonite, his opposition to putting new limits on immigration to the U.S. isn’t just driven by an interest in hiring the smartest engineers from around the world. It’s also deeply personal. The head of…

Up next: self-driving offices

The modern urban commute is an enduring bummer for those who deal with jammed highways and crowded city streets. The good news is that self-driving cars are on the way. The bad news is that fully autonomous vehicles won’t arrive…
Silicon Valley is ground zero for atypical employee benefits. At Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., employees ride communal bicycles between buildings and eat for free at more than 24 restaurants. No matter where you sit, you’re never far from a…
The following is an excerpt from Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun. The book calls for a new model of higher education that better prepares students for a global economy…