Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway.

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway.

In late November, hotel conglomerate Marriott International disclosed that the personal information of some 500 million customers — including home addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers — had been exposed as part of a data breach affecting its Starwood Hotels and Resorts network. One day earlier, the venerable breakfast chain Dunkin’ (née Donuts) announced that its rewards program…

There’s Nothing Noble about Science’s Nobel Prize Gender Gap

There’s Nothing Noble about Science’s Nobel Prize Gender Gap

We scientists are pretty good with numbers. Whether it’s tallying the number of galaxies in the universe or probing reagent reactions that last mere femtoseconds, nothing quantitative seems beyond our reckoning. But lately it seems that scientists have gotten a little too comfortable with some very small numbers. Take the number of women in the…