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Samsung’s toxic work culture exposed on the heels of Galaxy Note 7 disaster

Samsung’s toxic work culture exposed on the heels of Galaxy Note 7 disaster The recent leak of a presentation that purports to show how poorly Samsung treats its low-level workers couldn’t have come at a worse time for the company.Not only is its brand reeling after shutting down production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7, but millions of customers need to decide whether to exchange theirs for another Samsung product, or switch to a phone from another company.

Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation?

Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation? With this in mind, we explored the ways in which augmentation may safeguard us from automation.Basically, the whole thesis is to combine human decision making, human intelligence, and human adaptability with the strength and precision of a robot.

'Blood on the Mountain' exposes the human costs of coal mining

'Blood on the Mountain' exposes the human costs of coal mining Experts say that isn't likely to happen, given the nation's shift toward natural gas and renewable energy.But if the coal sector does rebound, it'd be a boon for thousands of laid-off miners and struggling coal towns.

Sweden: Sex-breaks for work

Sweden: Sex-breaks for work Laid off: Swedish workers could be given paid 'sex breaks' to improve well-beingWorkers in Sweden could soon be allowed to take paid "sex breaks" during the day – in a bid to improve low birth rates and promote healthy relationships.He said couples were not spending enough time with each other in today's society, adding: "It's about having better relationships.