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August 12, 2017 9:01 AM Sundar Pichi tells girls: There's a place for you at Google... We need you'

After reportedly cancelling a town hall meeting to allay fears over an anti-diversity manifesto, Google's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai finally addressed a coding event for girls on the sprawling campus at Mountain View, California. "I want you to know there's a place for you in this industry. There's a place for you at Google. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise 33

August 12, 2017 2:48 AM The world’s best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk’s startup

Tonight during Valve’s yearly Dota 2 tournament, a surprise segment introduced what could be the best new player in the world -- a bot from Elon Musk-backed startup OpenAI. Engineers from the nonprofit say the bot learned enough to beat Dota 2 pros in just two weeks of real-time learning, though in that training period they say it amassed “lifetimes 44

August 10, 2017 8:40 AM What we can learn from the 2017 solar eclipse

If you you’ve never seen a solar eclipse before, you should make an effort to witness the breathtaking event on August 21. While only people in the US will be able to see the total eclipse – in which the moon completely blocks the light from the sun – those living in parts of South America, Africa and Europe should be able to see at least a partial solar 68

August 8, 2017 2:01 AM Google employee behind diversity memo reportedly fired

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says the author of a controversial memo criticizing the company's diversity efforts violated the company's Code of Conduct. A Google employee who penned a controversial memo that argued biology prevents women from being as successful as men in the tech industry has been fired by the search giant, Bloomberg reported late Monday 78

August 6, 2017 11:07 PM Storm at Google over engineer's anti-diversity manifesto

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google executives have responded to a 3,300-word manifesto written by one of its male engineers that argues women aren't suited for tech jobs for "biological" reasons. The document has been circulating inside Google for some time, but it was made public by Motherboard on Saturday. Recode and Gizmodo published the document in full. Over the weekend 68

August 6, 2017 6:00 PM Boy, 9, writes to NASA asking if he can be a ‘guardian of the galaxy’

WHEN NASA announced that they would be hiring a planetary protection officer — they would have expected applications from the world’s top scientists. But one nine-year-old boy, a self-proclaimed “guardian of the galaxy”, threw his hat into the ring for the job with an adorable application letter, reports The Sun. The young boy, named Jack Davis sent the US space 86

August 6, 2017 2:25 PM Nine-year-old boy asks NASA for a job, gets warm response

In his adorable handwritten application addressed to NASA, Jack wrote a cover letter to space agency NASA explaining why he should be considered for the role. In an adorable handwritten application addressed to NASA, Jack Davis explained why he should be considered for the role. My name is Jack Davis and I would like to apply for the planetary protection 65

August 6, 2017 12:47 PM A Googler's Would-Be Manifesto Reveals Tech's Rotten Core

Office culture is only part of the problem. An anonymous Google software engineer’s 10-page fulmination against workplace diversity was leaked from internal company communications systems, including an internal version of Google+, the company’s social network, and another service that Gizmodo, which published the full memo, called an “internal meme network 76

August 6, 2017 10:47 AM 9-year-old writes letter to NASA asking to be considered for a job

A 9-year-old alien enthusiast from New Jersey sent a handwritten letter to NASA asking to be considered for a job working with astronauts. In the letter, dated Aug. 3, fourth-grader Jack Davis asks to apply for a planetary protection officer position at NASA. He writes in the letter provided to ABC News by his family that despite his young age, he thinks 75

August 5, 2017 7:32 PM A 9-year-old applied for a job at NASA — and got a heartfelt response

You're never too young to shoot for the stars ... even if you're barely tall enough to ride Space Mountain. Just ask 9-year-old Jack Davis, who spotted a job opening at NASA on Thursday and decided to throw his hat in the ring. The New Jersey fourth-grader sent the administration a handwritten letter explaining his prodigious qualifications. "I may be nine but I think 45