People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction.
New research reveals gender differences in what we most enjoy in a job: women enjoy being competent while men are more likely to seek a challenge.
Single-use biodegradable plastics include claims that they break down quickly into benign end products, but the reality is more complex.
New types of biodegradable or compostable plastic products seem to offer an alternative to conventional plastics. But they may be no better for the environment.
A four-day week trial showed that if workers have more control over their job, they feel and perform better.
A trial of a four-day working week shows that employees felt better about their job, were more engaged, and reported greater work-life balance and less stress.
Symptoms of the flu generally develop more quickly and are more severe than the common cold.
Most adults get two to three colds per year, while the flu is less common but more severe. Here's how to stop spreading them to others.
The Northern Royal Albatross is one of many species of seabird that breed in New Zealand.
New Zealand is home to more seabirds than any other country, and many species are already under pressure from climate change and over-fishing. Plastic pollution could push some closer to the brink.
As part of its commitment under the Paris Agreement, New Zealand’s government has committed to planting one billion trees within a decade.
Planting more native forests could help mitigate the causes of climate change, but unless funding is closely tied to successful outcomes, such projects face the risk of failure.
A worker paints make-up on the faces of sex dolls in a factory in China.
The use of technology to enhance sexual pleasure is ancient. Now advances in AI have led to more lifelike sex dolls hitting the market – but sex robots aren't the only innovations on the horizon.
Bagi pengkritik bahasa gado-gado, keberadaan bahasa Inggris dalam bertutur seolah membuat jati diri kita sebagai bangsa Indonesia memudar.
Bahasa gado-gado ternyata memainkan fungsi perlawanan terhadap pengekangan kebebasan berekspresi mengenai hal-hal yang tabu dan di luar norma sosial budaya yang dominan di Indonesia.
New research shows that parenthood penalises all women, particularly those who are on high incomes, and sets them on a trajectory of lower lifetime earnings relative to their male peers.
New research shows that parenthood contributes to the gender pay gap and penalises all women, particularly those who were on high incomes before having children.
Companies like Amazon create value for investors through their people, their invented systems and processes, and their physical presence.
Traditional accounting calculates a company's value by measuring physical assets and how much they owe. But we can tweak this for today's economy by including people and their ability to innovate.
As watchdogs, regulators, tax agencies, and lobby groups apply more pressure to tech giants Google and Facebook, the two companies are rebranding in response.
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It's surprising that news publishers seem to hand more power to Google because now more than ever there's an urgency to have clear barriers between news companies, social media platforms and search engines.
Some women in refugee camps are afraid to go to distribution points to pick up aid packets because of fear of sexual exploitation and abuse.
Survival sex – the exchange of sexual favours for aid packets – happens in refugee camps everywhere. Victims are not protected by international human rights law.
Penggunaan istilah “pelakor” (perebut laki orang) dalam isolasi menunjukkan kecenderungan masyarakat kita untuk hanya menyalahkan perempuan dalam sebuah perselingkuhan, meski jelas dibutuhkan dua orang untuk itu.
Jika digunakan sendirian, istilah pelakor menghapus peran laki-laki dalam aksi kolaboratif perselingkuhan.
The use of the term pelakor in isolation reveals people’s tendency to blame only the woman in an affair, though it obviously takes two to tango.
Recently, many Indonesians have been bombarded with stories about the “pelakor”, a term popularly used to refer to a woman who is perceived as responsible for ruining a couple’s marriage).
En utilisant l'application VRChat room avec un casque immersif, vous pourriez vous retrouvez dans une salle pleine d'inconnus.
Et si le développement du marché des casques immersifs de réalité virtuelle passait par une application de chat en ligne ?
The social chatroom can be used with or without a VR headset.
A new app that combines virtual reality with a social chatroom could help push VR into the mainstream.
Et si ces deux personnes équipées de leurs casques de réalité virtuelle étaient en plein rendez-vous galant ?
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Les sites de rencontre en ligne ? Si vous trouvez ces rencontres trop froides et déshumanisées, peut-être serez-vous tentés de passer à la drague en réalité virtuelle.
So, will VR dating be a thing?
Online dating has been around for more than 20 years, but for the most part, the goal has been to eventually meet your new paramour face to face. Virtual reality could change that.
La réalité virtuelle nous donne la perception d'être physiquement présent à l'intérieur de la scène qui se joue dans notre casque.
Des études montrent que la réalité virtuelle possède une grande capacité d’influence sur ses utilisateurs. De quoi nourrir l’appétit des publicitaires, encore peu présents sur ces technologies.
The New York Times continues to invest in its newsrooms and expand internationally (it has journalists filing stories from over 150 countries), while Fairfax continues to chop newsroom jobs.
While digital revenue streams may be delivering, there's still a strong reliance on print for revenue and research shows readers engage more with print.