Can neuroscience explain diversity?
Google engineer James Damore’s recent memo arguing that men and women are suited better to different roles caused a storm in and beyond Silicon Valley. But, says Gina Rippon, science itself tells us way more about gender similarities than differences. How should diversity programmes respond? (more…)
First residential impact accelerator opens
Eleven social impact entrepreneurs from around the world come together in London this month for the world’s first residential impact accelerator for early-stage technology startups focused on social change. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Adults should beware ‘stranger danger’ too
Online safety has become a huge issue for parents and children alike. But, in a world of mass social media and online dating, are the adults neglecting their own advice and making ‘friends’ too easily, ask Michelle McManus and Louise Almond. (more…)
Will Industry 4.0 end manufacturing jobs?
The new wave of industrial change – known as Industry 4.0 – looks likely to see more human redundancy from manufacturing jobs than ever before, because of the more autonomous, collaborative nature of the robots being deployed, explains Jeff Morgan.