‘Captain Marvel’ Reading List: The 5 Comics You Must Get

Some people like to go into movies and be completely surprised. Others, however, want the full backstory before sitting down. If you’re in the latter camp and want to know everything you need to know before Captain Marvel, you’ve got your work cut out for you: There are more than 50 years worth of comic …

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How to Keep Parents From Fleeing STEM Careers

It is no secret that working parents in the United States face hardship. Paid family leave is still rare, the cost of childcare is soaring, school hours don’t line up with the workday, and dual-income households are more required than ever as wages stagnate and the cost of living surges. Working parents are often trapped in what feels like a catch-22: To afford to be a parent, you’ve got to work, but most work requires you to act like you’re not a parent.

Parents with careers in science, technology, engineering, and medicine are by no means immune from feeling these pressures. Their jobs are often defined by long hours and an “all or nothing” work ethos. Add on top of that the documented challenges for women in these male-dominated fields, and it may come as no shock that being a mom who works in STEM [...]  read more

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Colin Angle will be speaking at TC Sessions: Robotics + AI April 18 at UC Berkeley

Earlier this week, we added Anthony Levandowski to a growing list of headliners that already includes Marc Raibert, Melonee Wise and Ken Goldberg. We’re back with one more headliner to add to our already packed schedule for April 18’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley (p.s. Early Bird ticket sale ends next week).

We’re excited to announce that iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle will be joining us on stage in April.

Angle co-founded iRobot 28 years ago, alongside fellow roboticist Rodney Brooks and Helen Greiner. In 2002, the company struck robotics gold with the launch of the first Roomba. The device became the first truly successful home robot and has since gone on to become the best selling vacuum in the U.S.

Earlier this year, iRobot announced the upcoming release of Terra, the company’s first venture into lawn care. Angle will [...]  read more