Around the Bay, Education, Tech Life

Work Local Awards Shine Light on Local Business

20 Apr , 2016  

Work Local Awards 2016

Code Berkeley has partnered with Localwise, the local job community, for the 2016 Work Local Awards, happening April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Port Kaiser Center in Oakland. The Work Local Awards shine a light on the best San Francisco Bay Area businesses. Out of more than 1,000 nominations, 48 of the […]

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Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech

Tech Diversity Focus of Berkeley Startup Job Fair

27 Jan , 2016  

Berkeley Tech Diversity

Promoting tech diversity at Berkeley startups is the aim of a job fair taking place Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at NextSpace Berkeley from 5-7 p.m. Representatives from Code Berkeley and its magazine Mag Berkeley, which has looked at tech diversity from a variety of angles, will be on hand to describe the curriculum available at […]

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Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

Nas Teams Up With General Assembly To Integrate The Tech Community

10 Sep , 2015  

Code Berkeley

By ZO via OkayPlayer Nas‘ Queensbridge Venture Partners project will seek to integrate an overwhelmingly white and Asian tech community as it partners with NYC private technical school General Assembly in an effort to raise both money and awareness for a less porcelain complected pool of candidates. The initiative will be funded in part by Google, […]

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Tech Life

Mobile Devices Will Either Have 3D Sensors by 2018, Or Suffer Flat Sales

10 Sep , 2015  

Code Berkeley

by Cecile Schmollgruber on TechCrunch.com When Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6” ad campaign covered billboards and posters in 24 cities around the world, it proved two things: The quality of mobile camera technology is astronomical, and mobile device manufacturers badly want you to know about it. Moves like these are smart in a world where 1.8 billion digital […]

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Tech Life

New Oculus “Home” to try/ buy VR games

12 Jun , 2015  

Code Berkeley

VR (virtual reality) took a step closer to popular usage with the announcement of a partnership between Oculus VR and Microsoft. During Oculus VR’s first press conference, Oculus VP of Product Nate Mitchell unveiled Oculus Home, a storefront for gaming that will activate as soon as you put on the headset. The new Oculus Rift […]

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Education, Tech Life

Ever wonder what the WiFi signal looks like?

11 Mar , 2015  

Code Berkeley

If you’re like me the thought of what wifi must look like may have never actually crossed your mind, “It must be some of those crazy waves that might be causing us all cancer but, who really knows?” In fact it’s actually completely random when you map it out in 3-D. Dominique Thiebaut, a computer science […]

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Diversity in Tech

7 Tips for Women in Tech to Stand Out

26 Feb , 2015  

Code Berkeley

Michael Choi, founder and chief instructor of Coding Dojo, a coding bootcamp in Seattle and San Francisco, wrote a commentary for Fortune with tips for women in tech to break through the male-dominated programming and developing fields. In writing about the tech gender gap, Choi noted: As Google… recently revealed, women make up only 17% […]

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Around the Bay

W Kamau Bell’s racist encounter at Berkeley cafe goes viral

19 Feb , 2015  

Code Berkeley

W. Kamau Bell, popular Bay Area Comedian and host of “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” wrote an open letter to the Elmwood Cafe on his blog which went viral and sparked a local debate about race.  In his Jan 29 post, Bell described how an employee of the cafe on College Avenue told him […]

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Diversity in Tech

50 Tech Women Changing Silicon Valley

19 Feb , 2015  

Code Berkeley

Code Berkeley applauds Tech.co’s latest article by Will Schmidt about “50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley.” As Schmidt writes: Consider what an array of diverse viewpoints does in terms of the collaborative process, idea generation, and company culture. It spawns success. And that success is evident in Tech Cocktail’s impressive list, which includes “50 […]

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Tech Life

TableAir Rises to Attention

13 Feb , 2015   Video

If Apple CEO Tim Cook is correct that “sitting is the new cancer,” as MarketWatch reported he said at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, you might want to take a look at the TableAir from London-based designer Lukas Lukoševičius. Yes, it costs the princely sum of $2,146 (while the IKEA low-tech version costs […]

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