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Facebook employee who called company's culture 'intolerant' is leaving     – CNET
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“I’m not leaving because ‘it’s time for something new,’” he says in a memo seen by Business Insider.

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After leaked memo, Facebook seems to reckon with a shifting culture     – CNET
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In the wake of an explosive leak, there is the growing sense that Facebook “isn’t the company it once was.”

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Artist celebrates 'Last Jedi' with pop culture porg portraits     – CNET
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Star Wars fan Mike Denison puts the cuddly creatures from “The Last Jedi” in “Adventure Time,” “The Shining,” “Stranger Things” and more.

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Tracking the spread of culture through folktales
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Enlarge (credit: Starz) There’s a reason why the premise of American Gods is so alluring: the US is home to a wild and glorious mishmash of gods, folktales, and cultural heritage. One by one, groups from around the world picked up and landed on a new shore, bringing their stories with them. The mere existence […]

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Uber details early steps to change culture, and ongoing COO search
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 Uber held a special press call on Tuesday, hosted by board member Arianna Huffington and staffed with three of its highest ranking female staff. The call was pretty clearly an attempt to counter-message some of the negative press Uber has faced, specifically around its culture and accusations of sexism. Read More

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Ex-Uber Engineer Says the Company Has a Culture of Sexual Harassment
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Uber is not known for treating its drivers particularly well, but it gets worse: According to allegations from an ex-engineer Susan J. Fowler, the ridesharing app has a culture of misogyny, and threatened to fire her after she reported sexual harassment. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has already responded to the… Read more…

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The Top 5 Culture Stories of the Year, in One Easy Video
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Vaporeon, potty-mouthed superheroes, and the death of music marketing, oh my. The post The Top 5 Culture Stories of the Year, in One Easy Video appeared first on WIRED.

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Seven principles to ignite a culture of innovators
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 Every big company was a lean and mean startup at one time. Now, confronted with digital disruption all around us, we’re all rushing to rekindle the entrepreneurial flame that first put our businesses on the map. Every company wants to be “innovative,” but “innovation” has become an overused buzzword that has lost its meaning. Companies […]

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Culture Podcast: Fighting Over Suicide Squad Is Our New Fave Sport
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This week on the culture podcast we’re talking about a lot of disappointments, but we’re also reveling in the joy of the Olympics. The post Culture Podcast: Fighting Over Suicide Squad Is Our New Fave Sport appeared first on WIRED.

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