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Jordan Weissmann

CIO Briefing

The Saddest Paragraph You'll Read About the Government Shutdown Today

With NIH furloughs, children with cancer are being turned away from clinical trials.

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The Brogrammer Effect: Women Are a Small (and Shrinking) Share of Computer Workers

In 1990, more than 30 percent of computer workers were women. Now it's just 27 percent.

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The Myth of America's Tech Talent Shortage

And what it should mean for immigration reform.

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iLawyer: What happens when computers replace attorneys?

After decades of killing low-end jobs in retail, software is finally doing the people's bidding by creating a world with fewer lawyers.

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Justice lawsuit could allow Amazon to dictate e-book prices industrywide

The government's antitrust suit against Apple and five publishers will make Amazon more powerful than ever in publishing.