How to watch the inauguration of Joe Biden live on CNN, PBS, or elsewhere without cable

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Get ready for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, ushering in a much-anticipated new era for the country and filling a leadership void left by an outgoing president who refused to accept that he lost the election. Inauguration proceedings begin around 11 a.m. ET, with the swearing-in slated to begin sometime before noon. Read Full Story

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Political cartoonists respond to Joe Biden’s win and the end of Donald Trump’s presidency

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These are some of the best political cartoons immortalizing Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump. After four long days of post-election uncertainty, Joe Biden was officially declared president-elect on Saturday, November 7. Biden’s win marks the beginning of the end of Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency and a historic first for the vice presidency, with Kamala Harris becoming not only the first female vice president-elect but the first Black and Asian American vice president-elect as well. Read Full Story

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What a Biden-Harris administration might mean for AI’s future

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The Democratic VP nominee has shown an interest in how AI and facial recognition can open the door to bias. Here’s what Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s AI regulation strategy should consider. If the Biden-Harris ticket wins in November, it will mark the first time that a sitting vice president is a digital native. Not only did Kamala Harris grow up digital, but she’s also spent much of her adult life in and around Silicon Valley, and her statewide campaigns have been backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top Democratic power brokers, including Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, and Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce. Read Full Story

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How to watch Joe Biden’s first address to Congress live on CNN, PBS, or elsewhere for free

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It’s not a State of the Union address, but it’s the first time President Biden will deliver a joint address to Congress. Here’s where you can stream it. President Joe Biden will deliver his first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday evening, touting his legislative achievements and outlining his administration’s near-term goals as his presidency concludes its first 100 days. Biden is expected to discuss details of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan . He’ll be flanked by Vice President Kamala Harris on one side and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the other. According to The New York Times , only about 200 people will be in attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic; much of Congress will be watching virtually. After the speech, Republican senator Tim Scott of South Carolina will deliver a response. Read Full Story

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Here’s where VP pick Kamala Harris stands on Big Tech, family leave, fair pay, and more

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Former vice president Joe Biden has picked Senator Kamala Harris of California to be his running mate in the 2020 presidential election. Former vice president Joe Biden has picked Senator Kamala Harris of California to be his running mate, a historic move that will make her the first woman of color to be nominated by a major party in a U.S. presidential election. Harris, one of Biden’s toughest rivals in the Democratic primary race, had been seen as one of the most likely choices throughout the months-long vetting process. Read Full Story

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Biden and Harris just gave a master class on motivating teams

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President Biden and Vice President Harris’s recent speech to the State Department shows how to set expectations while also motiving a team. During a late lunch break yesterday, I happened to turn on the TV in time to catch President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris address the State Department . As they spoke, I recognized many of the team-building and leadership best practices that have been reported here at Fast Company for years. In around 15 minutes, their remarks were a master class in how leaders can build team morale and motivation. Read Full Story

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How to watch the Democratic National Convention live on CNN, MSNBC without cable, or free online

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The 2020 Democratic National Convention is streaming live online, and you can watch on your computer, phone, or smart TV for free. The 2020 Democratic National Convention is happening this week. History will be made on multiple occasions as former vice president Joe Biden becomes first presidential candidate to accept a major party nomination via live stream and Senator Kamala Harris of California becomes the first woman of color to accept the vice presidential nomination from a major party. Read Full Story

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We need to stop ‘untitling’ and ‘uncredentialing’ professional women

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Amy Diehl, PhD, and Leanne Dzubinski, PhD, propose new terms for an old practice of omitting titles for women while using them for men that diminishes women’s authority and credibility. The inauguration marked a new presidential administration and a couple of other important firsts: Vice President Kamala Harris became the first woman and the first Black and South Asian to hold that office. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden became the first president’s wife to hold a paying job outside the White House. Despite these women’s career achievements, they’ve both been subjected to a common form of workplace gender bias that continues to play out in many organizations. Read Full Story

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