CEO fires 900 employees over Zoom call: ‘Your employment is terminated, effective immediately’

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2021-12-06 20:00:11
‘Oh my god, I can’t believe this. This is not real. Oh no, this can’t be happening,’ an employee can be heard saying in a clip of the call The chief executive of a US-based digital mortgage lending company fired 900 people on a Zoom call ahead of the holiday season, it has been reported. Ab...

Omicron Post #4 - LessWrong

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2021-12-06 20:00:10
An introductory word: Thanks to Dominic Cummings, I have a lot of new readers, many from the United Kingdom, so I want to welcome all of you, and I hope at least some of you will stay when I turn to non-Covid questions. I am American so these posts focus on the United States, but I keep an eye elsew...

Scientists race to answer the question: Will vaccines protect us against omicron?

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2021-12-06 20:00:09
Researchers in Botswana and South Africa just detected the omicron variant a few weeks ago, but already many scientists are predicting that the efficacy of the vaccines will likely take a hit, probably a big hit, when it comes to stopping infections of omicron. And more breakthrough infections will ...

Tips on your first role after coding bootcamp

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2021-12-06 20:00:06
T his isn’t a blog post I planned on writing. Yesterday I had a chance conversation with Christian Baker about breaking into the software development industry. He doesn’t have a degree in Computer Science and has nearly 10 years experience in retail including people management. He has recently c...

NASA Prepares to Launch Two Science Missions

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Release 1.10 · Bt

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2021-12-06 20:00:05
It’s been almost two years since 1.9 so this release is full to the brim with bug fixes, stability, performance and code improvements. It also brings some new features, most notably .torrent builder API and download priorities for inidividual files. What really makes this release special though is...

Elon Musk reportedly demanded cameras over radar in self-driving cars because human eyes don't rely on radar

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2021-12-06 20:00:05
Since humans use their eyes and intellect to navigate three-dimensional space, so should self-driving cars, according to Musk. "Humans drive with eyes and biological neural nets," Musk said in October. "So [it] makes sense that cameras and silicon neural nets are [the] only way to achieve generalize...

Gleam v0.18 released! – Gleam

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2021-12-06 19:30:15
Gleam is a type safe and scalable language for the Erlang virtual machine (and JavaScript). Today Gleam v0.18.0 has been released, which includes the long awaited Gleam build tool. Up until this point Gleam projects have mostly been using rebar3, the standard Erlang build tool. While it is a great b...

Criminal hackers are now going after phone lines, too

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2021-12-06 19:30:15
Criminal groups have been sending threatening messages in the past couple of months to companies that manage broadband phone services all over the world, promising they'll flood the digital phone lines with traffic and take them offline unless the targets pay a ransom. What those extortionists have ...

What teeniest lone change would have actualized transcontinental High Speed Rail in the USA?

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