Google has released a report on the gender and ethnic makeup of its employee population, and the data shows that the company overwhelmingly hires white males, surprising approximately nobody. PBS NewsHour received an advance look at the data. On tonight's program, host Gwen Ifill speaks with Lazlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, to discuss the statistics--and the greater problem of how to ensure that more women and diverse ethnic groups become part of the power flow in the tech industry.
Things break, and even in this disposable world, there’s a need to fix them. Up until recently, that’s been the crusty bottle of glue in your junk drawer, which is just as liable to coat your fingers as the thing you actually want to repair. Looks like there’s finally a Star Trek-level solution on the […]
Paying for things is all too easy online these days, and that’s why managing your money has gotten so hard. We’ve all done it: You sign up for a streaming subscription or gym membership, blow past the free trial date, and it becomes a part of your monthly expenses. Some of us juggle so many […]
We all know those gifts we get “for the kids,” the ones that parents are secretly more excited to open. Drones are a perfect example, but there’s a model out there that really doubles down on that appeal. Introducing the Space Fighter Building Block Drones, a series of space fighter drones that are a blast […]