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Slashdot Items Tagged "culture"

Date / TimeStory
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:44PM Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:36AM The Woman Who Should Have Been the First Female Astronaut
Sunday October 19, 2014 @07:13PM In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail
Friday October 17, 2014 @09:08PM Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:33AM Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:18AM How Scientific Consensus Has Gotten a Bad Reputation
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:41AM 3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
Friday September 05, 2014 @06:28PM Willow Garage Founder Scott Hassan Aims To Build a Startup Village
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @10:11AM Can ISO 29119 Software Testing "Standard" Really Be a Standard?
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Thursday August 28, 2014 @10:32AM Anita Sarkeesian, Creator of "Tropes vs. Women," Driven From Home By Trolls
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Sunday August 24, 2014 @12:31AM Among Gamers, Adult Women Vastly Outnumber Teenage Boys
Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:18AM News Aggregator Fark Adds Misogyny Ban
Friday August 15, 2014 @06:59PM Web Trolls Winning As Incivility Increases
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:20PM Ancient Skulls Show Civilization Rose As Testosterone Fell
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:23AM When Beliefs and Facts Collide
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @08:31AM Google, Detroit Split On Autonomous Cars
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:43PM Emotional Contagion Spread Through Facebook
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @11:39AM The FBI's Jargon List: Internet Acronyms Galore
Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:33AM Ask Slashdot: Resolving the Clash Between Art and Technology In Music?
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:56PM Is the Maker Movement Making It Cool For Kids To Be Nerds?
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:12AM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:33PM Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:03PM Google Overtakes Apple As the World's Most Valuable Brand
Thursday May 15, 2014 @02:20PM You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @08:03AM Nintendo Apologizes For Not Allowing Same-Sex Relationships In Life Sim Game
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 04, 2014 @02:48PM Ask Slashdot: Joining a Startup As an Older Programmer?
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:37AM GoPro Project Claims Technology Is Making People Lose Empathy For Homeless
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @09:51AM How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture
Sunday April 06, 2014 @01:07AM How the Internet Is Taking Away America's Religion
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:21AM UK Government Wants "Unsavory" Web Content To Be Removed
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:18AM Prominent GitHub Engineer Julie Ann Horvath Quits Citing Harrassment
Sunday March 09, 2014 @10:59AM The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
Sunday February 23, 2014 @12:28PM "Microsoft Killed My Pappy"
Saturday February 22, 2014 @04:41PM All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @10:07AM Psychologists: Internet Trolls Are Narcissistic, Psychopathic, and Sadistic
Friday February 14, 2014 @07:04PM Computer Geeks As Loners? Data Says Otherwise
Friday January 31, 2014 @08:22PM When Cars Go Driverless, What Happens To the Honking?
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:25PM New Zealand Schools Find Less Structure Improves Children's Behavior
Saturday January 25, 2014 @10:07PM VC Likens Google Bus Backlash To Nazi Rampage
Tuesday January 14, 2014 @11:59AM Man Shot To Death For Texting During Movie
Monday January 06, 2014 @04:51PM Emacs Needs To Move To GitHub, Says ESR
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @12:10PM Public Domain Day 2014
Tuesday December 31, 2013 @11:25AM The Rise of Hoax News
Saturday December 28, 2013 @12:17PM Website Checkout Glitches: Two Very Different Corporate Responses
Friday December 27, 2013 @08:27PM France's 'Culture Tax' Could Hit YouTube and Facebook
Thursday December 26, 2013 @03:34PM How Ya Gonna Get 'Em Down On the UNIX Farm?
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:10AM Netflix: Non-'A' Players Unworthy of Jobs
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:22PM Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist?
Sunday December 22, 2013 @04:32AM Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer?
Friday December 20, 2013 @11:02PM Protesters Block Apple and Google Buses In California
Friday December 20, 2013 @06:57PM Neglect Causes Massive Loss of 'Irreplaceable' Research Data
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @09:43AM First Hard Evidence for the Process of Cat Domestication
Sunday December 15, 2013 @12:35AM Census Bureau: Majority of Affluent Counties In Northeast US
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:12AM Study: People Are Biased Against Creative Thinking
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:05AM Physicist Peter Higgs: No University Would Employ Me Today
Friday December 06, 2013 @10:40PM Diet Drugs Work: Why Won't Doctors Prescribe Them?
Thursday December 05, 2013 @02:47PM Ask Slashdot: Why So Hard Landing Interviews In Seattle Versus SoCal?
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @11:11AM Why Scott Adams Wished Death On His Dad
Monday November 25, 2013 @01:59AM Book review: Digital Outcasts
Monday November 25, 2013 @01:57AM San Quentin Inmates Learn Technology From Silicon Valley Pros
Friday November 15, 2013 @07:22PM Woman Facing $3,500 Fine For Posting Online Review
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @12:04PM Ask Slashdot: Communication Skills For Programmers?
Friday November 01, 2013 @09:47PM A Plan To Fix Daylight Savings Time By Creating Two National Time Zones
Friday November 01, 2013 @04:40PM 20-Somethings Think It's OK To Text and Answer Calls In Business Meetings
Thursday October 31, 2013 @09:54AM Does Software Need a Siskel and Ebert?
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:01AM Web Literacy Standard Announced By Mozilla
Thursday October 24, 2013 @11:15AM What If the "Sharing Economy" Organized a Strike, and Nobody Came?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @07:38AM Wikipedia's Participation Problem
Sunday October 20, 2013 @05:55PM Are We Socially Ready For Wearable Computing?
Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:59AM Building an Opt-In Society
Saturday October 12, 2013 @10:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Wednesday October 09, 2013 @12:32PM HP CEO Meg Whitman To Employees: No More Telecommuting For You
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:30AM Digital Revolution Will Kill Jobs, Inflame Social Unrest, Says Gartner
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:00AM Researchers Show How Easy It Is To Manipulate Online Opinions
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:41AM Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994
Thursday September 26, 2013 @08:07AM The Most WTF-y Programming Languages
Sunday September 22, 2013 @05:34PM Learning To Code: Are We Having Fun Yet?
Thursday September 12, 2013 @12:11PM Social Media Is a New Vector For Mass Psychogenic Illness
Saturday September 07, 2013 @06:31PM 400 Million Chinese Cannot Speak Mandarin
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Friday September 06, 2013 @06:39PM New Musopen Campaign Wants To "Set Chopin Free"
Thursday August 22, 2013 @04:20PM Concern Mounts Over Self-Driving Cars Taking Away Freedom
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @01:02PM Can There Be Open Source Music?
Thursday August 15, 2013 @05:28PM Ask Slashdot: When Is It OK To Not Give Notice?
Thursday August 08, 2013 @12:22PM Bill Gates Promotes Vaccine Projects, Swipes At Google
Thursday August 01, 2013 @02:02PM Turning Santa Cruz Into a Haven For Hackers, Makers & Startups
Thursday August 01, 2013 @09:24AM Ask Slashdot: Should More Math and Equations Be Used In the Popular Press?
Sunday July 28, 2013 @10:12AM Ask Slashdot: High-School Suitable Books On How Computers Affect Society?
Saturday July 27, 2013 @11:54PM Google Engineer Wins NSA Award, Then Says NSA Should Be Abolished
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:35PM Smartphones May Help Reduce Traffic In the Near Future
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:51AM Kernel Dev Tells Linus Torvalds To Stop Using Abusive Language
Sunday July 14, 2013 @06:19PM The Middle East Beats the West In Female Tech Founders
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @10:39AM Malcolm Gladwell On Culture and Airplane Crashes
Thursday July 04, 2013 @05:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @08:06PM Ask Slashdot: Permanent Preservation of Human Knowledge?
Sunday June 30, 2013 @06:47PM The Average Movie Theater Has Hundreds of Screens
Saturday June 29, 2013 @12:43PM How Silicon Valley's Tech Reign Will End
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:33AM Why Engineering Freshmen Should Take Humanities Courses
Sunday June 02, 2013 @11:21PM Ask Slashdot: How To Start and Manage a University LUG?
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:29AM Too Many Smart People Chasing Too Many Dumb Ideas?
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @09:33AM Google Glass: What's With All the Hate?
Thursday May 23, 2013 @08:41AM Teens, Social Media, and Privacy
Saturday May 18, 2013 @11:26AM Happy Culture Freedom Day!
Saturday May 18, 2013 @01:48AM Happy Culture Freedom Day!
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:37PM Dropcam CEO's Beef With Brogramming and Free Dinners
Thursday April 18, 2013 @12:28PM In Iceland, Tap Cellphones To Avoid Incest
Thursday April 11, 2013 @09:21AM Google's Idea of Productivity Is a Bad Fit For Many Other Workplaces
Friday April 05, 2013 @11:01PM Hatebase Tries To Scan For Precursors of Genocide In Language
Monday March 18, 2013 @01:12PM Should We Be Afraid of Google Glass?
Thursday February 21, 2013 @03:17AM US CEO Says French Workers Have Three-Hour Work Day
Sunday February 10, 2013 @03:37PM Should the Start of Chinese New Year Be a Federal Holiday?
Friday January 04, 2013 @07:00PM Why Girls Do Better At School
Thursday January 03, 2013 @02:59PM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Explain To a Coworker That He Writes Bad Code?
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @01:40PM USMA: Going the Extra Kilometer For Metrication
Friday December 28, 2012 @07:28PM What Turned VR Pioneer Jaron Lanier Against the Web
Monday December 24, 2012 @12:30AM World's Oldest Wooden Water Wells Discovered
Thursday December 13, 2012 @06:07PM China Quietly Unblocks Names of Its Leaders
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @01:40PM Congressional Committee Casts a Harsh Eye On Vaccination Science
Saturday December 01, 2012 @07:05PM Samsung Sets New Guidelines For Alcoholic Beverages
Thursday November 29, 2012 @02:29PM Why Facebook Is Stressing You Out
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:04AM Geomapping Racism With Twitter
Thursday November 08, 2012 @01:16PM Do Recreational Drugs Help Programmers?
Saturday November 03, 2012 @10:07PM Why Coding At Fifty May Be Nifty
Tuesday October 30, 2012 @09:24AM Telling the Truth In Today's China
Monday October 29, 2012 @09:58PM Is Silicon Valley Morally Bankrupt and Toxic?
Monday October 29, 2012 @08:01PM Want a Security Pro? Get Politically Incorrect and Learn Geek Culture
Thursday October 25, 2012 @11:18AM Ask Slashdot: Rectifying Nerd Arrogance?
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @08:46AM Shut Up and Play Nice: How the Western World Is Limiting Free Speech
Thursday October 04, 2012 @11:09AM Pictures From an Exhibition: World Makerfaire 2012 NYC
Thursday September 27, 2012 @01:02PM What Should Start-Ups Do With the Brilliant Jerk?
Sunday September 23, 2012 @11:09AM Why Non-Coders Shouldn't Write Code
Monday September 17, 2012 @03:30PM The Perils of Developers Hooking Up
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:21AM Social Robots May Gain Legal Rights, Says MIT Researcher
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @12:24PM Bill "The Science Guy" Nye Says Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children
Friday August 24, 2012 @05:45PM Ask Slashdot: Explaining Role-Playing Games To the Uninitiated?
Saturday August 18, 2012 @02:53AM Genetically Engineering Babies a Moral Obligation, Says Ethicist
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @08:01AM First Mummies May Have Been Inspired by Field of Corpses
Sunday August 12, 2012 @06:00PM Is Sexual Harassment Part of Hacker Culture?
Sunday August 12, 2012 @02:07PM MSFT Reaches Out To Hackers: 'Do Epic $#!+'
Thursday August 09, 2012 @11:49AM Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:50AM Overconfidence May Be a Result of Social Politeness
Friday July 27, 2012 @08:30AM "Bomb Threat" Tweet Conviction Overturned By UK Appeals Court
Thursday July 26, 2012 @12:52PM Ask Slashdot: Preempting Sexual Harassment In the Workplace?
Thursday July 26, 2012 @08:26AM Should Journalists Embrace Jargon?
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @12:35PM San Francisco Poaching Tech Talent From Silicon Valley
Thursday July 19, 2012 @04:38PM Political Ideology Shapes How People Perceive Temperature
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @01:10PM Modest Proposal For Stopping Hackers: Get Them Girlfriends
Monday July 16, 2012 @02:48PM Even Silicon Valley's Prison Inmates Have Their Own Startup Incubator
Thursday July 12, 2012 @11:07AM What's Wrong With American Ninja Warrior?
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @12:35PM Trying to Untangle Anarchist Attacks On Scientists
Saturday July 07, 2012 @01:03AM Social Networks, Suicide and Statistics
Friday July 06, 2012 @12:15PM Dreaming of Digital Glory At Hacker Hostels
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @12:21PM Wikipedia As a "War Zone," Rather Than a Collaboration
Thursday June 21, 2012 @05:28PM Google Launches Endangered Languages Project
Thursday June 21, 2012 @04:34PM Fastest Growing US Export To China: Education
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @08:05AM U.S. Students Struggle With Reasoning Skills
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @08:03AM Women's Enrollment In Computer Science Correlates Negatively With Net Access
Sunday June 17, 2012 @12:25AM Did Neandertals Paint Early Cave Art?
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @01:08PM Finding the Downside In San Francisco's Tech Boom
Saturday June 02, 2012 @01:21PM Geezers Pick Stronger Passwords Than Young'uns
Friday June 01, 2012 @07:45AM IEEE Spectrum Digs Into the Future of Money
Thursday May 31, 2012 @10:10AM Another Afghan School Poisoned — 160 Girls Hospitalized
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @02:56PM The Poor Waste More Time On Digital Entertainment
Friday May 18, 2012 @06:58PM Geeks In the Public Forum?
Thursday May 10, 2012 @10:29AM Why Forbes Says Immigrants Make Better Entrepreneurs
Thursday April 26, 2012 @07:56AM Study Suggests the Number-Line Concept Is Not Intuitive
Thursday April 19, 2012 @08:09AM The Digital Differences In Americans
Thursday April 12, 2012 @04:04PM The Dead Past: the Biggest Threat To Privacy Is Us
Saturday March 31, 2012 @06:13PM A 'Radical Manifesto' For Computer Teaching In English Schools
Thursday March 29, 2012 @09:55AM Conservatives' Trust In Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s
Thursday March 01, 2012 @11:34AM The Specter of Gasoline At $5 a Gallon
Thursday February 23, 2012 @12:06PM Interrupted Sleep Might Be the Best Kind
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @09:24AM Outgoing CRTC Head Says Technology Is Eroding Canadian Culture
Sunday January 01, 2012 @11:23AM What Could Have Been In the Public Domain Today, But Isn't
Tuesday November 22, 2011 @09:25AM How Technology Is Shaping Language
Thursday September 08, 2011 @09:39AM $5M In Torrented Files Presented As Art
Monday July 11, 2011 @06:19PM Technology and Moral Panic
Saturday January 29, 2011 @07:50PM Model Says Religiosity Gene Will Dominate Society
Tuesday November 30, 2010 @01:14PM Inside the Labs At HP, Microsoft and IBM
Saturday November 20, 2010 @11:25PM Estonian Economist Suggests Abandoning Cash
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @01:28PM How Much Math Do We Really Need?
Friday August 27, 2010 @01:12AM Wired Youths In China & Japan Forget Character Forms
Wednesday August 25, 2010 @09:06AM Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @05:46PM Google Wave and the Difficulty of Radical Change
Monday August 23, 2010 @09:27PM Justice Department Seeks Ebonics Experts
Wednesday August 18, 2010 @10:21AM How the Internet Is Changing Language
Monday August 09, 2010 @11:53AM Some LA Coffee Shops Are Taking Wi-Fi Off the Menu
Sunday August 08, 2010 @05:39PM The 'Net Generation' Isn't
Friday August 06, 2010 @10:24AM 'Old School' Arcade Still Popular In NYC
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @01:01PM Sentence Spacing — 1 Space or 2?
Friday July 30, 2010 @03:35PM What's Wrong With the American University System
Monday July 26, 2010 @05:36AM The Puzzle of Japanese Web Design

...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor. - Fred Brooks, Jr.

 



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