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People With Autism: Making Their Voices Heard!

As per the research conducted by UK based disability charity Sense, around 23% of disabled people feel lonely on most days. The percentage can be much higher for people having autism and other mental disabilities. People with disabilities face loneliness and social isolation. The situation can be much worse in developing countries where children and adults don’t have any access to special needs services. Even in developed countries, many adults don’t enjoy a continued access to sp...

Tech Women Triumph: 7 Richest Revealed, New Generation Empowered, Apple Evolves

August has seen some fantastic news of women making big waves in technology.A new generation of tech girls is already developing apps in middle school, and young adults are transforming the healthcare tech spacе. Meanwhile, seven women who have amassed a huge personal fortune in tech are listed. It’s time for our monthly roundup of the biggest news and features. The Seven Richest Women In Tech Chinese tech entrepreneur Zhou Qunfei has topped the list of the world&rsqu...

Study: People with autism have a specific, long-overlooked type of creativity

Autism is commonly, if mistakenly, associated more with logical thinking than creative expression. But new research suggests we might need to rethink our views on creativity and autism. The criteria we use to diagnose autism have long made reference to the fact that autistic imagination appears to be limited, and this trait is used as a way of detecting the condition. Yet in reality we still see many extremely creative autistic people. This paradox led researchers at the universities...

WITH 40 PEOPLE IN 20+ COUNTRIES, THIS STARTUP WANTS TO MAKE PHYSICAL OFFICES IRRELEVANT

A network of far-flung employees wasn't what Amir Salihefendic had in mind when he created Todoist more than eight years ago. Salihefendic, who fled Bosnia when he was six years old, was just a college student in Denmark when he designed the to-do list manager, primarily for his own use. When he decided to work on it full-time a few years later, he realized he needed employees, and couldn't afford to be picky about their locale.   Todoist creator, Amir Salihefendic...

Building a Remote Freelance Team to Double Your Productivity

Building a business is all about teamwork. Sometimes we are working with a permanent team, and sometimes we are working with temporary teammates: freelancers. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, but freelancers pose special challenges in terms of communication and management. That is especially true for software developers, and even more so when the manager has limited technical savvy. Communication can break down quickly and catastrophically. But it doesn’t have to. There...