Women are still underrepresented in tech. Here’s what Facebook has to say about it.

How did we go from viewing computer programming as “women’s work” to peak tech bro culture? In the world of tech today, men greatly outnumber women, and the reasons for this inequality are to be found in stereotypes and biases deeply ingrained in our culture. 

But some of the world’s biggest tech companies are taking steps to try and change the gender imbalance. We talked to Rachel Burton, HR Director for the EMEA Engineering teams at Facebook, to learn more about the company’s approach. Read more…

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GM investing $300 million to build a new electric Chevy in the U.S.

Get a better grip with a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller — now on sale at Amazon

We can all agree that the Nintendo Switch is awesome — there’s just one issue with it, though: The system’s included JoyCons can get extremely uncomfortable. If your hands are on the larger side, the JoyCons can feel small and almost impossible to use (especially when playing games that require speed and accuracy). Well, Nintendo heard the complaints, and developed the Switch Pro Controller in response.  

You can grab one of these Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers for $13 off on Amazon right now — check it out and increase your one-on-one time with your Nintendo Switch. 

By significantly cutting down on discomfort, the Nintendo Pro Controller is able to improve your overall stamina and gameplay performance — say goodbye to those hand cramps. The controller doesn’t sacrifice the best features of its predecessor, though, so don’t worry about an unfair tradeoff. HD Rumble, motion controls, and built-in amiibo support are still here, and it’s all completely wireless (charged via USB-C cable — which is included in the package). The Pro Controller is supported in both docked and undocked mode, so you can seamlessly switch between options while you’re going through your next replay of Read more…

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Prepare for summer with this Calphalon indoor multi-grill — $90 off at Amazon

We finally made it to spring, which means summer is just around the corner. If you’re itching to get outside and grill, we have something to hold you over until barbecue season is officially upon us.

Refresh your grilling muscles with the Calphalon Even Sear Multi-Grill, on sale for $109.99 at Amazon.

The Even Sear’s ceramic cooking surface delivers 20% more heat than standard non-stick surfaces, which means you get better searing performance. Speaking of the grill’s surface, it fits eight hamburger patties comfortably and can switch from grill to griddle to fit your cooking needs. 

This grill opens 180 degrees, but also closes like a panini press to give you a diverse range of functions, and the floating hinge design adjusts to grill food of different thicknesses. So, you’re able to sear a steak on both sides with the grill closed around it or make breakfast for the family by opening the grill fully and utilizing both griddle plates. Read more…

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