Young Afghans See Opportunities Dwindle as Security Worsens by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban.

Published: August 16, 2017 at 02:09AM

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Tech’s Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd by CLAIRE CAIN MILLER


By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

In truth, interpersonal skills like collaboration, communication and empathy are vital to career success in technology.

Published: August 12, 2017 at 08:00AM

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The Gender Gap in the Tech World by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

Readers discuss the firing of a Google employee who wrote a controversial memo.

Published: August 11, 2017 at 02:02PM

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Matthew Prince of Cloudflare on the Dangers of Fast Growth by ADAM BRYANT


By ADAM BRYANT

The chief executive of a cybersecurity firm says that adding more employees too quickly can erode the foundations of company culture.

Published: August 11, 2017 at 07:00AM

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How to Accident-Proof the Police by PAGAN KENNEDY


By PAGAN KENNEDY

Police officers should not be more dangerous than airplanes.

Published: August 11, 2017 at 03:21AM

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Could Voting Fraud Panel Create an Easy Target for Hackers? by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Officials from both parties had a consistent answer last year when asked about the security of voting systems: U.S. elections are so decentralized that it would be impossible for hackers to manipulate ballot counts or voter rolls on a wide scale.

Published: August 9, 2017 at 12:54AM

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In ‘Step,’ Finding a Language for Hopes, Fears and Dreams by GIA KOURLAS


By GIA KOURLAS

“When they can’t speak about who they are in their everyday lives, they step,” Amanda Lipitz says of the girls whose lives she documented in the film “Step.”

Published: August 8, 2017 at 11:24AM

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Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.