Many of us find our work rather boring and when we do, we tend to blame ourselves. But there are very large-scale reasons, rooted in history and economics, why certain sorts of modern work are both more lucrative and rather more boring than they might have been in the past. Continue reading “Why Work Is So Boring”
We have all see the BBC interview where the babies walked in. But what if it happened to the mother? Continue reading “Woman interrupted during BBC interview”
There’s a lot of speculation on how robots taking over people’s jobs could impact the economy. After all, if nearly half of American jobs are automated in the next 20 years, what will people do? And while automation does include losses of jobs, it could also change what we value when it comes to skill sets. Continue reading “The Age of Female Dominance, Brought to You by Robots”
We often feel as if we might have run out of time to change career. That’s because we usually have a wrong understanding of time. Continue reading “Why You Still Have Time To Change Careers”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent a large portion of her legal career advocating for women’s rights and was appointed as the second female justice to the Supreme Court in 1993. In this animated interview, she describes attending law school with a 14-month-old baby at home. Ginsburg attributes some of her career successes to her husband’s flexibility and the experience of being a mother. Continue reading “Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Perspective That Comes With Motherhood”
Audi of America is committed to equal pay for equal work. A 2016 report by the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee found that women were paid 21% less than men on average.
This is a story of a young girl competing in a downhill cart race in her hometown. As the fearless daughter weaves her way through a field of competitors, her father contemplates whether his daughter’s worth will be measured by her gender through a series of provocative questions. It is a reminder that progress doesn’t belong to any one group. Progress is for everyone. Continue reading “Audi’s Father-Daughter Super Bowl is Awesome”
At one point, Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, California, only housed women. In 2013, however, it became a male prison with a very unique skills training program. Continue reading “Need a Pedicure? Ask These Prisoners”