The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017. Continue reading Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley
As more and more jobs come under threat from automation, many Americans, particularly college freshmen, would be wise to enter a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) field, according to one workplace authority.
Continue reading Top 5 STEM Jobs
What you wear on your feet reflects your personality, status Continue reading 5 Things Your Shoes Say About You
Dr. Silvia Mah, investor and founding partner at Ad Astra Ventures, and her team are equipping female entrepreneurs to build, run and scale investable businesses. Continue reading A Scientist-Turned-Investor Is Helping Female Entrepreneurs Build And Scale Their Businesses
For the last several years, we’ve compiled profiles of women founders and investors at the end of each year because they’ve either raised substantial amounts of money or otherwise achieved notable milestones. Continue reading These 50 founders and VCs suggest 2018 may be a tipping point for women: Part 1
On June 30, 1967, the U.S. Air Force selected the first African-American astronaut, Major Robert Lawrence, to train for a highly secretive mission to spy on the Soviet Union from space. Continue reading Remembering Robert Lawrence, The First African-American Astronaut
This 20-Cent Paper Toy Helps Diagnose Diseases
Inspired by a toy, the hand powered blood centrifuge Paperfuge enables precise diagnosis and treatment for diseases such as malaria, African sleeping sickness, HIV and tuberculosis.
Continue reading Inventions to Change Your Tomorrow
Creator’s transparent burger robot doesn’t grind your brisket and chuck steak into a gourmet patty until you order it. That’s just one way this startup, formerly known as Momentum Machines, wants to serve the world’s freshest cheeseburger for just $6. Continue reading Taste test: Burger robot startup Creator opens first restaurant
There’s a new artifact on display at Alcatraz East, but since its focus is on undercover work it might be hard to spot. The crime museum in Pigeon Forge is giving visitors a look inside the workings of law enforcement surveillance, with a van formerly used by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and a Georgia police department. Continue reading Crime Museum Offers Visitors Rare Look Inside Surveillance Van, Joins Other Overlooked Gems at Alcatraz East
Artificial Intelligence will rule the jobs of the future, so learning how to work with it will be key. But the skills needed might not be what you expect. Continue reading How to prepare your kids for jobs that don’t exist yet