Tech companies are laying off workers in a shaken market – 05/17/2022 – Mercado

“It’s a tough day,” read the subject line of the email Shelly Little received from her bosses at Carvana, an online used-car store. The memo reported that Little was one of nearly 2,500 employees laid off by the US-based company this week, in an atmosphere described by another employee as “mass hysteria”. Since the start … Read more

Grab co-founder wants to pave the way for women in tech

Grab, which acquired Uber’s operations in the region in 2018, is worth about $10 billion and offers services ranging from online payments to deliveries. (Photo: 123RF) Singapore – Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder of Southeast Asian tech star Grab, has successfully broken down gender bias and hopes to pave the way for a new generation of … Read more

Patriots Gala. Victor Teboul, Charles-Hindenlang Prize, awarded by Mr. Georges Dussault

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, Let me introduce myself, Georges Dussault, former collaborator and friend of Victor Teboul, who is today honored by the presentation of the Charles-Hindenlang Prize awarded to him by the Rassemblement pour un Pays Souverain. Victor Teboul was born in Egypt, in Alexandria, in 1945. In 1956, Victor and his family … Read more

Russia must be prevented from defining the terms of the crisis in Ukraine | Opinion

For the past few weeks, Western audiences have been obsessed with the question, “What’s going through Putin’s head?” Western experts wonder: are the people around him telling him the whole truth? Is he sick or is he going crazy? Are we pushing him into a corner where he will see no other way to save … Read more

‘It’s a rehearsal’: How families of Sandy Hook victims are watching the Uvalde shooting | filming in the USA

The family of Sandy Hook massacre victims – who are about to turn ten – called again on Tuesday for tougher gun laws that would prevent attacks like the one at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde , Texas, to breed. The Uvalde tragedy comes nearly a decade after the deadliest elementary school attack in the … Read more

The American Friend | Opinion

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996) was an American physicist, historian and philosopher of science whose book published in 1962, The structure of scientific revolutions, had a profound influence in academic circles. For Kuhn (1962), the development of science is not linear. In the periods the author calls normal science, a specific scientific point of view, theory or … Read more

The cost of college studies in the United States, a major problem in the Democratic primaries – Liberation

The scene dates from May 19. And she’s been all over the world. That Sunday, students from the private Morehouse College in Atlanta gathered under a blazing sun to receive their degrees. An illustrious speaker, businessman Robert F. Smith, the richest African American in the United States according to forbes, was invited to speak to … Read more

The America of art in post-war France

CRITICAL – Thanks to the GI Bill issued by Roosevelt, the veterans resume their studies in Paris. After Nantes, Montpellier tells their story in 90 works. From our special correspondent in Montpellier More than 400 artists have taken advantage of the GI Bill scholarship, allowing each veteran to fund their studies by enrolling in Parisian … Read more

US Secret Service helps Ukraine kill Russian Generals. What does this tell us about war?

American intelligence support was decisive on the battlefield and contributed to the loss of morale of the invading troops. The US Secret Service helped the Ukrainian military locate and kill Russian generals on the battlefield. The information was provided by the New York Times, which quoted an official source on condition of anonymity, without specifying … Read more

Death of Madeleine Albright, first woman to lead US diplomacy – Liberation

Former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the first woman to hold this position in government, died of cancer on Wednesday at age 84. “Good evening Hubert, it’s Hyper Madeleine on the phone”, she sang on the phone, to start yet another negotiation with France over the fate of Saddam Hussein. Hubert Védrine, the … Read more