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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

The 15 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to LinkedIn

Sebastiaan ter Burg/Flickr • IT jobs and other tech roles are supposed to be in-demand and well-compensated. • But, when it comes to the realms of tech, IT, and software.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

Krafcik Says Waymo Tech `Robust Enough' to Avoid Uber Crash - Bloomberg

BloombergKrafcik Says Waymo Tech `Robust Enough' to Avoid Uber CrashBloombergWaymo Chief Executive Officer John Krafcik said his company's self-driving software would likely have avoided the pedestrian death in which an U.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 25th, 2018

Days after Uber crash, China"s Baidu to test self-driving cars in Beijing

The accident in Tempe, Arizona was the first death attributed to a self-driving car operating in autonomous mode, and has ramped up pressure on the industry to prove its software and sensors are safe.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 23rd, 2018

Self-driving car industry confronts trust issues after Uber crash

DETROIT (Reuters) - The fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the absence of strong government standards, experts in the field said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 22nd, 2018

How a harshly-worded email from Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake convinced Uber investor Bill Gurley to push Travis Kalanick out

REUTERS/Mike Blake Uber's spectacular meltdown in 2017 pitted two legendary tech personalities against each other. Business Insider.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 11th, 2018

Read a job application from Steve Jobs from 3 years before he cofounded Apple (AAPL)

RR Auction/Getty A job application from an 18-year-old Steve Jobs is up for auction.  He listed "electronics tech" and "design engineer" as his interests. He misspelled "Hewlett-Packard." Everyone ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 10th, 2018

No Driver, No Gas Pedal, No Steering Wheel: Inside a Road-Approved Self-Driving Car

French tech company, Navya, produces self-driving cars to transport goods and people. It aims to partner with Uber and Lyft to do so. But is it safe? We put it to the test......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 7th, 2018

Take a Ride in the Car that Wants to Be Your Next Uber (Driver Not Included)

French tech company, Navya, produces self-driving cars to transport goods and people. It aims to partner with Uber and Lyft to do so. But is it safe? We put it to the test......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 7th, 2018

Disabled, Transgender Ex-Google Engineer Sues Tech Giant For Not Being Liberal Enough

Authored by Aman Jain via Valuewalk.com, Google has again been accused of discrimination, retaliation and harassment by an employee. Tim Chevalier, a software developer and former site-reliability engineer at.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 22nd, 2018

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