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Researcher reveals how “Computer Geeks” replaced “Computer Girls” | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

September 17, 2013

http://gender.stanford.edu/news/2011/researcher-reveals-how-%E2%80%9Ccomputer-geeks%E2%80%9D-replaced-%E2%80%9Ccomputergirls%E2%80%9D?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffere5c30&utm_medium=twitter Asked to picture a computer programmer, most of us describe the archetypal computer geek, a brilliant but socially-awkward male. …read the rest

How payday lenders profit from our psychological vulnerabilities

September 4, 2013

http://www.theguardian.com/science/head-quarters/2013/sep/03/payday-lenders-psychological-vulnerabilities-wonga Molly Crockett: Financial hardship and chronic stress trigger cognitive biases that are ripe for exploitation by payday lenders such …read the rest

Does cutting company tax increase wages? > Check the facts

September 3, 2013

http://www.factsfightback.org.au/does-cutting-company-tax-increase-wages-check-the-facts/ “By cutting corporate taxes we…boost real wage growth,” The Coalition’s ‘Our Plan’. [That claim is not supported by Australian …read the rest

Google admits its famous job interview questions were a ‘complete waste of time’

June 21, 2013

http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/200732/google-admits-its-famous-job-interview-questions-were-a-complete-waste-of-time/ [...] Another thing that has no bearing on your success? College Grade Point Average. “G.P.A.’s are worthless as a …read the rest

The Plan

June 13, 2013

In the beginning, there was a Plan. Then came Arseumptions. And the Arseumptions were without form. And the plan was …read the rest