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The office is getting meaner

Soon after the presidential election last year, human resources consultant Catherine Mattice Zundel received a pleading call from a Los Angeles law firm: Three paralegals were turning on each other, and it was getting ugly. Two had voted for Hillary…

Can coding save coal country?

At first glance, coal mining and software development might seem worlds apart. To Rusty Justice, they have a lot in common. Modern-day mining isn’t brute manual labor, done by soot-covered, pickax-wielding men in hard hats. “It hasn’t looked like that in…
Cone of Silence
Fans of the classic 1960s comedy series Get Smart may remember the Cone of Silence, a rather dubious anti-surveillance device that dropped from the ceiling when Maxwell Smart wanted a private conversation with the boss. The high-tech espionage gadget never, ever worked, but…
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.…
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