The Conversation: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth

143 Views Black History Month has become the time to reflect on all the progress black Americans have made, but the sobering reality is that when it comes to wealth — the paramount indicator of economic security — there has been virtually no progress in the last 50 years. Based on data from the Federal …
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A List of Hacker News’s Undocumented Features and Behaviors

229 Views Hacker News, a simple link aggregator owned and operated by Silicon Valley startup incubator Y Combinator, has had many positive effects on SV startups and engineers as a whole. On Hacker News, users receive Karma whenever another user upvotes a submission or comment they made, which incentives positive contributions to the community. However, …
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One chart from a big pharma CEO reveals how drug pricing in the US really works

170 Views Top pharma executives prepare to testify at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on drug prices. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais US drugs are expensive, and prices are rising. But executives at 7 top pharmaceutical companies testified at a Congressional hearing today that their companies keep only some of those high price tags, because of …
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To help make Google more inclusive, I had to understand my journey

143 Views Camie Hackson Director, Software Engineering Published Feb 26, 2019 I was born to a black father and a white mother in 1967, and at that time, it was illegal for them to get married. That changed two months after I was born, in June of that year, courtesy of the Supreme Court’s unanimous …
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24V-380V 25A SSR-25 DA Solid State Relay Module for PID Temperature Controller 3-32V DC To AC

152 Views24V-380V 25A SSR-25 DA Solid State Relay Module for PID Temperature Controller 3-32V DC To AC Features:25A Solid State Relay for PID Temperature Controller. Long service life and high reliability. Highly reliable, compact size designed to offer users maximum simplicity. Fast switching. Reduced electromagnetic interference. Specifications: Control mode: DC-ACLoading current: 25ALoading voltage: 24 – …
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