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I"m a software engineer at Uber, and I"m convinced 5 tech jobs will be safe from automation — for a while

Reuters / Fabrizio Bensch This post from Travis Addair, senior software engineer at Uber, originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question "Which tech jobs are safe from automation until at least 2045?" He says the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Google Employee Behind Controversial Anti-Diversity Memo Fired

Google has fired senior software engineer James Damore, who created quite a stir with his letter about how he believes men are better suited for tech jobs than women. In his article, Damore also criticized .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 8th, 2017

Phoenix a hot city for available tech jobs

Phoenix has been ranked third among the 20 hottest cities for available tech jobs now, according to ZipRecruiter and Money magazine. The top tech jobs in Phoenix are project manager, software engineer, software developer, data analyst and SQL develo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Ex-Google engineer fired over anti-diversity memo sues for discrimination

James Damore, the former Google engineer who was fired for writing a memo suggesting men were better suited than women for certain tech jobs, is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white, conservative men......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2018

5 Jobs in Tech With a Fighting Chance of Surviving the Next Wave of Automation

In general, jobs that rely on problem solving, creativity, research, design, and interpersonal skills are less likely to be automated than those with well-defined steps to perform each day......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 8th, 2017

Tech-training apprenticeship expanding to Cincinnati

A nonprofit apprenticeship that puts novices in junior software and technology jobs is expanding to Ohio – including a Cincinnati branch – and three other states with the help of a $7.5 million federal grant. Apprenti was founded last year in Seattl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Scheduling software startup Calendly to add 100 jobs, relocate to Midtown

Calendly’s software simplifies scheduling meetings by eliminating the tedious email back-and-forth. As part of a $10 million expansion, the startup will relocate from Buckhead’s Atlanta Tech Village to 13,000 square feet at 1315 Peachtree St......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2017

Poll shows most Americans have little fear of robots taking jobs

Most Americans believe their jobs, and the jobs of those they live with, are safe from automation — at least for the next decade, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2017

Will your job be automated? 70% of Americans say no

Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics. Only a handful says automation has cost them a job or incom.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 4th, 2017

Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job or loss of income......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2017

Inside the 11-week, intensive tech boot camp that helps vets get hired

Paula Bronstein / Getty Images • NS2 Serves puts veterans through an intense, three-month program to help them land jobs. • Participants receive software training and certifications. • Retir.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2017

FBI probes Uber's use of software to target rival Lyft - TechCrunch

TechCrunchFBI probes Uber's use of software to target rival LyftTechCrunchIt's safe to say there won't be any dull moments for new Uber CEO, Dara Khosro.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 8th, 2017

People start hating their jobs at age 35

(Bloomberg) -- Jean Prince was 50 when she started working for a U.K. tech company near Cambridge as a technical author, writing software documentation. “I felt extremely lucky,” she said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2017

Merck starts search for tech minds to work at $29M IT hub in Austin

The company needs people skilled in data science, analytics, machine learning, cybersecurity, agile software development and architecture. It has agreed to create up to 600 jobs at an average wage of $84,586 per year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2017

Tech: Minimum wage increase drives job automation, study says

Wage shift. Two researchers from the National Bureau of Economic Research warn in a working paper that increasing the minimum wage drives employers to automate jobs held by low-skilled workers, especially impacting older workers in manufacturing jobs,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2017

Google CEO condemns anti-diversity memo

Google's CEO is condemning parts of a controversial anti-diversity memo shared by a male engineer in the company, claiming women were not biologically fit for tech jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2017

Google CEO condemns anti-diversity memo

Google's CEO is condemning parts of a controversial anti-diversity memo shared by a male engineer in the company, claiming women were not biologically fit for tech jobs......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 8th, 2017

Google Engineer Believes Women Are Genetically Unsuited For Tech Roles

At Google diversity is seen as highly important, but the company’s efforts received a jolt when one of its engineers explained why he thinks fewer women are in tech jobs. The employee, who has not been identified, stated that the [&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 7th, 2017

A Google engineer wrote that women may be unsuited for tech jobs. Women wrote back. - Washington Post

Washington PostA Google engineer wrote that women may be unsuited for tech jobs. Women wrote back.Washington PostIn a sc.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 7th, 2017

A Google engineer wrote that women may be unsuited for tech jobs. Women wrote back.

A Google engineer wrote that women may be unsuited for tech jobs. Women wrote back......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 6th, 2017

Storm at Google over engineer"s anti-diversity manifesto

Google executives have responded to a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of its male engineers that argues women aren't suited for tech jobs for "biological" reasons......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 6th, 2017