The company behind one of the biggest video games in the world was just slammed with a lawsuit alleging its ‘bro-culture’ created a sexist workplace where women were rated on their ‘hotness,’ told that ‘no doesn’t necessarily mean no,’ and shown unsolicited photos of male genitalia

Riot Games The “League of Legends” developer Riot Games is facing a class-action lawsuit claiming the company harbored a sexist work environment with women suffering from unequal pay and regular harassment. Reports detailing the company’s “bro culture” surfaced in August, leading Riot to issue an apology to current and past employees. The two women who […]

Silicon Valley backlash won’t necessarily cause an exodus to Middle America

OPINION: Peter Thiel is fleeing liberal Silicon Valley for … Los Angeles. That’s according to a story from the Wall Street Journal this week, which reports that Thiel is planning to relocate to a home he bought in the City of Angels six years ago. Fifty staffers from Thiel Capital and the Thiel Foundation are also reportedly […]

Porsche Creates Video to Explain Why Brakes Squeal (and Why It Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Something Is Wrong)

– Squealing brakes are as annoying when riding a city bus as they are when driving a sports car. But Porsche’s engineers want you to know that you shouldn’t worry, even if it is grating. – The German company has produced a short yet fairly thorough video on the subject, presumably so dealerships can send or show it to customers […]

Is “Big Data” racist? Why policing by data isn’t necessarily objective

Enlarge / Modeled after London’s “Ring of Steel,” the NYPD opened its coordination center in 2008. As seen in 2010, cops monitor feeds from over 1,159 CCTV cameras with the number increasing to 3,000 as the program expands. (credit: Timothy Fadek/Corbis via Getty Images) The following is an excerpt from Andrew Ferguson’s 2017 book, The […]