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The Department of Labor predicts Shortage of 1 Million trained “Tech Workers” by 2020

19 Mar , 2017  

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Code Berkeley, first state-funded Technology Bootcamp in California, offers affordable tech training providing solution for shortage of  1 Million “Tech Workers” http://berkeleycitycollege.me/ The Department of Labor predicts a shortage of 1 Million trained “Tech Workers” by 2020. (1) and projects a growth of Web Development jobs by 27% by the year 2024. This is great […]

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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” […]

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#BeBoldForChange: Women in tech explain what International Women’s Day means to them

8 Mar , 2017  

It is International Women’s Day, with CBR’s Ellie Burns responding to this year’s #BeBoldForChange call to action by bringing together the top women in tech to celebrate IWD. Tech leaders from the likes of Accenture, RSA, Symantec, Fujitsu, and Dell EMC share what IWD means to them, as well as advice to fellow women on […]

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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, […]

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Nas Teams Up With General Assembly To Integrate The Tech Community

10 Sep , 2015  

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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  

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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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Stitch Fix

6 Feb , 2015  

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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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Education

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning

6 Feb , 2015  

Move over Facebook and Twitter. There are alternative social media tools to use in the classroom. Leila Meyer, who writes for Campus Technology, has collected 6 social media tools and their uses for the hybrid and online classroom teachers. (click here for her complete article) Diigo lets users bookmark Web pages from any browser or […]

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9 Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2015

6 Feb , 2015  

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Five IT leaders identify the hottest trends in higher education technology today. From analytics to badges for MOOCs, to gamification, to 3D printing, here’s what should be on teacher and student radar this year. (read more…)

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Bart: What Could Have Been

6 Feb , 2015  

Bart: What could have been

The original 1956 plan for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system was way more complex on paper than it is in reality. Designer Jake Coolidge has imagined a universe in which this full plan was implemented. And even though it doesn’t involve filling in the Bay or underground rocket trainsor pyramids, it does complement world-building […]