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#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


Neanderthals may have enjoyed hot baths at home in their caves

An archaeological excavation in Spain reveals a concave hole believed to have been used by inhabitants for heated water. No rubber duckies -- or cave drawings of them -- were found.

By September 1, 2015


Men think they're smarter than they are, so they study science, says researcher

Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.

By June 24, 2015


Women in tech: The numbers don't add up

The percentage of female employees working at large technology companies is oddly consistent. But drilling down finds the problem is worse than the numbers suggest.

By May 6, 2015


Promise of a 'Galaxy Quest' TV show makes fan go a little crazy

Commentary: They're talking about a TV adaptation of the classic "Star Trek" parody, and Crave's Kelsey Adams isn't sure she wants it to be real. Whatever "real" means...

By April 21, 2015


I am not a booth babe. Ask me a question

Commentary: There's been increasing debate about the role of women in the tech industry, and how they are perceived and portrayed at tech shows. One group has created a new symbol for women who want to stand out -- but not as a booth babe.

By April 4, 2015


Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By February 17, 2015


Will you date me if I have fur and fangs? 'Sexy Beasts' finds out

What happens when picky singles are turned into movie monsters before heading out on a date? Personality is the focal point, not freaky features, in the upcoming "Sexy Beasts" dating show.

By February 9, 2015


'Blackhat' is equal parts hacking and stabbing (review)

This uneven take on the cyberthriller genre dives deep into computing and international hacking, with Thor rocking a keyboard.

By January 16, 2015


Would you do the Dewitos? Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew might be a real thing

Gross or brilliant? Reports seem to indicate that PepsiCo is testing a soft drink that combines the cheesy flavor of Doritos chips with the sugar-bomb soda Mountain Dew.

By November 7, 2014