Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

International Women’s Day 2017: Who are the inspirational women in today’s Google Doodle?

8 Mar , 2017  

The multi-part illustration celebrates 13 remarkable women from different walks of life To celebrate International Women’s Day, Google has put together a Doodle slideshow. The Google Doodle features 13 “female pioneers” – not all of whom are household names although each enjoyed great success in their chosen fields. It features a little girl whose grandmother tells her “the best bedtime story ever” […]

Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech, Education, Tech Life

Women in Tech Festival 2017 (2-day event)

5 Mar , 2017  

When we invest in women, we invest in our future. That’s the power of the She Economy and Women in Tech   Join us for TWO amazing days to inspire, empower, and support women in tech! Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in tech, STEM, and business careers who work to inspire, […]

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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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

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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Tech Life

Is This The Virtual Reality Future?

12 Feb , 2015   Video

As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, River, the new virtual reality (VR) accelerator led by venture capitalist Mike Rothenberg, has announced its first class. Are these startups a sneak peek into the future of VR? Here are some of the 13 accelerator projects that caught Code Berkeley’s eye: Fove is helping kids who can’t use […]

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Diversity in Tech, Tech Life

Stitch Fix

6 Feb , 2015  

Stitch Fix

Gone are the days of personal styling for only the rich and famous. Thanks to a new start up in San Francisco, Stitch Fix, is giving women around the country the chance to have their very own personal shopper. Combining tech and fashion Katrina Lake, the companies CEO, has found a way to bring fashion […]

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Tech Life

The “Grunt and Point” Interface of the Modern Computer

30 Jan , 2015  

iPad Interface Baby Code Berkeley

A recent episode of the podcast 99% Invisible discussed the interface of the modern computer, specifically that of iPhones and Pads. These products are widely considered to be so simple that babies, toddlers, and people of all ages can use them. However, Christina Englebart, daughter of Douglas Englebart, the creator of the mouse, argues: “When we […]

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