Employees

Tokens can better incentivize startup employees than equity
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Token structuring and tokeneconomics are among of the most important considerations when designing a blockchain. When thinking about how best to distribute these tokens, founders often think about how the tokens will impact external stakeholders such as their investors, the community, and stakers (people that can mine or validate block transactions according to how many coins […]

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This Company Embeds Microchips in Its Employees, and They Love It
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Last August, 50 employees at Three Square Market got RFID chips in their hands. Now 80 have them. From a report: The idea came about in early 2017, president of Three Square Market Patrick McMullan says, when he was on a business trip to Sweden — a country where some people are getting subcutaneous microchips […]

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Nest CEO steps down after employees pushed for his exit     – CNET
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The smart home device maker hasn’t had an easy time under Google, including discontent over leadership and a potential sale to Amazon in 2016.

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ARM's Own Employees Complain About Anti-RISCV Website
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lkcl writes: Phoronix and The Register have an insightful look into an effort by ARM that is reminiscent of Microsoft’s “Get The Facts” campaign. RISC-V’s design is a revamp of the RISC concept that is intended from the ground up to fix the mistakes and learn from the lessons of the past 30 years. Power […]

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Employees ask Amazon not to sell face recognition to law enforcement
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A group of Amazon employees has penned a letter to company chief Jeff Bezos, asking him to stop selling facial recognition to law enforcement. They said that "in the midst of historic militarization of police, renewed targeting of Black activists, an…

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EPA to its employees: Ignore science when talking about climate change
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Enlarge / NEW YORK: Scott Pruitt, administrator of US EPA speaks at the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit at Grand Hyatt New York. (credit: Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit) On Wednesday, an internal Environmental Protection Agency memo was leaked to the Huffington Post. Under the guise of developing “consistent messages about EPA’s climate adaptation efforts,” […]

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Tesla Employees Say Gigafactory Problems Are Worse Than Known
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Tesla’s problems with battery production at the company’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are worse than the company has acknowledged and could cause further delays and quality issues for the new Model 3, according to a number of current and former Tesla employees. These problems include Tesla needing […]

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Net neutrality is bad? 1 million PornHub employees can’t be wrong. Oh, wait.
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Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) WASHINGTON, DC—If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai actually allowed the weight of public comments on the FCC’s proposed changes to network neutrality regulations to sway (or confirm) his position, he seems to have given more […]

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Uber reportedly advised employees about sex with each other     – CNET
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A memo for a company event in 2013 warned against getting arrested and throwing kegs off buildings.

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