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Diversity

What Women’s Restrooms Can Tell Us About Tech Conference Sexism

By | Jan 11, 2018 at 12:45 pm

When commercial product manager Lin Classon stepped inside a ladies’ restroom at Amazon Web Services’ 2017 re:Invent conference, she wasn’t surprised. Instead, she was alone. An empty women’s restroom functions as the canary in the coal mine of the tech industry. As Lin explains, the…

Gear & Gadgets

How Smart Technology Is Bringing Bathrooms Into the Future

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the home, right down to the locks on your doors. It may have taken a while, but it would seem bathrooms are the final piece of the smart…

Mobile

Study: Going to the Bathroom Increases Smartphone Use

By | Jul 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm

We all do it. Every single one of us has brought our phones into the bathroom with us to kill some time. The smartphone has become the magazine of the modern age and everyone seems to be on board. And while some people have claimed…

Science

Taking Your Smartphone Into the Bathroom Is Gross

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 5:12 pm

You and your smartphone are inseparable. You go to dinner together, you go to the movies together, and you even go on romantic getaways together. After all, those tweets aren’t going to favorite themselves. But there is one location that you should leave off the list…