The World Economic Forum expects automation and robots will eliminate 5.1 million jobs within the next five years. That’s a scary thought, especially if you have one of these jobs that could theoretically be done more efficiently (and for less cost) with an automated machine.
This evening I’m giving a talk to my daughter’s Girl Scouts troop about careers in technology. I’m going to tell them that women have done amazing things in tech. I’m going to tell them that they too can do anything they set their minds to in this arena. But I will be lying to them.
For times of relaxed work, there’ s the artisanal coffee shop across town where the flat white tastes rich and sensual. Then for deadline, there’s Nescafé.
Sometimes at the end of long, hard week, it’s easy to wallow in self pity: “I doubt many people have it this hard,” you think to yourself. But this interactive visualization can help you see just how many people share your experiences of day-to-day life.
The 2015 mechanical keyboards nominations round of was hotly contested, but we’ve typed up the top five, and now it’s time to vote.
It’s not as exciting when the frontrunner in the nominations round goes uncontested, but it’s certainly definitive. Western Digital’s My Passport Ultra, specifically the 2TB version, was the only external hard drive to receive significant support, after dominating the 2013 vote in the same category.
Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”.
Your data is precious, and we haven’t backed up your external hard drive recommendations since 2013. Tell us, what’s your favorite external hard drive?
Our best pens nominations round was the biggest so far. Here are the five you signed off on, and now it’s time to vote for a winner.
Sometimes it’s just better to write things down than type them in. What’s your go-to tool for the task? Write in and tell us.
In theory, the U.S. is a land of opportunity, where success isn’t constrained by background or education — but the reality is a rather different. This visualization digs into that a little, allowing you to see how many people have the same education, income, work hours, and commute as you do.
Work commutes can really suck, especially when it takes two hours to travel 10 miles. Here are the cities where you’ll spend the most time just sitting in traffic.
Logitech’s MX Series of mice handily dragged the title of “Best Desktop Mouse” to its Documents folder, taking down 50% of your votes. The MX Series won the same contest in 2011 on Gizmodo, in 2012 in Lifehacker’s Hive Five, and had its latest iteration recently reviewed as the best mouse ever on Gizmodo.
Logitech swept the nominations round, but will its trackballs, gaming mice, new flagship models, or budget performers win out? It’s time to vote.
Falling foul of a deadline because your commute to work takes too long? Well, you’re just not doing it right. Meet “Techno Dad” (as I’ve just christened him). Nothing, be it the trials of parenting or public scrutiny, will keep him from his laptop. He is a new Giz office hero.