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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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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Around the Bay, Diversity in Tech

A Room of One’s Own…To Code

13 Feb , 2015  

GirlsWhoCode

The Oakland Public Library’s Dimond Branch now has Girls Who Code, a free weekly program for girls in 6th to 12th grade. Instructor Ian McKellar, a Google Senior Software Engineer, teaches skills to create websites and apps as well as develop leadership and marketing skills. The Girls Who Code Club meets Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. […]

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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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Around the Bay

Photoshop Wizard John Lund to Speak in SF Feb. 19

6 Feb , 2015  

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Is the stork really in danger of losing his job to a drone? How can an elephant ride a mid-air unicycle? In stock photographer John Lund‘s world, all of these scenarios can become a reality by compositing images in Photoshop. Lund, known for his conceptual imagery, will speak at the American Photographic Artists (APA) San Francisco Creative […]

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Diversity in Tech

Is This What Newsweek Thinks of Women in Tech?

6 Feb , 2015  

Newsweek

In the recent Newsweek article about women in Silicon Valley, writer Nina Burleigh shows us the dark side of what some women in technology have faced: few prospects for getting investors, a lack of mentors, a bro culture where sexism is not only rampant but many times accepted. It seems the adage of “boys being […]

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