Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: Technology

Fab Lab and Other Organizations Helping Rwanda...

You would expect to see the words 'Made in Rwanda' on a jar of coffee, but probably not on a laptop. Rwanda is becoming a...

Jamaica Needs to Focus on Science and...

A few months ago, noted scientist Dr. Henry Lowe made another pitch for the use of science and technology to aid sustainable development in...

Young African Entrepreneurs Visit Iowa Universities to...

Some of the African continent’s most promising young professionals are in Iowa for the next several weeks picking up tips on how to run...

Tech Industry Lacks Diversity, Keeps Facial Recognition...

Black people are strongly underrepresented in Silicon Valley. It has long been speculated that the tech industry is mostly white and male. According to...

Remembering Hank Williams, Tech Warrior and Diversity...

The push for diversity in tech may seem like a new phenomenon but for people like Hank Williams, the fight  lasted decades. Williams died...

Black Colleges Are Hacking the Diversity Issue...

According to a 2014 USA Today report, many of the top universities in the nation turn out Black and Hispanic computer science and computer engineering...

5 Industries That Have A Serious Diversity...

Financial Industry "Overall management in the financial services industry is 81 percent white as of 2011. African Americans only account for 2.7 percent of senior-level...

Code for America Accepting Applications for 2015...

Code for America is now accepting applications through July 15 for its 2015 fellowship program. Code for America is a nonprofit organization that helps citizens and...

High Achieving High School Grad Picks UF...

Chesalon Taylor, a graduate of Spruce Creek High School in Daytona, Fla., has been an overachiever since middle school, succeeding at Algebra I and...

Apple Wants Siri To Become Your Digital...

Apple has a vision of a future in which the disembodied voice of Siri is your constant companion. It goes something like this: You arrive...

Black Girls Code, MOJO Media Works Uses...

It’s not every day that teens get a front row center view of one of the largest conferences and festivals in the United States....

Will.i.am, Chris Bosh Want to Make Coding...

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey – it’s little surprise that those titans of tech want to encourage more wannabe coders. But in a...

Atlanta Hosts Hackathon Seeking Governing Solutions

The city of Atlanta will host its first hackathon this weekend. Local government hopes to harness the creativity of Atlanta’s tech talent to find solutions...

HTC Expected to Announce M7 Later This...

HTC (2498) is expected to announce its flagship M7 smartphone at a press conference in New York City later this month. According to Evleaks, an anonymous source...

Smartphone Connectivity Can Disconnect Live Relationships

Are you spending more time with your smartphone than with your partner  — even during romantic dates? Technology allows us to be constantly connected to the...

Google’s ‘Global Impact Awards’ Having Big Impact...

Google has launched the Global Impact Awards to support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges. The...

The Top Desktop Computer Monitors

Upgrading your computer's hardware isn't the only way to feel like you have a new machine. A new monitor can go a long way...

Top Picks for Great Gadget Gifts for...

Looking for some cool new gear to capitalize on those manly urges? There’s a little something for every kind of guy on our list:...

Technology Can Create a Slippery Slope into...

There's a new kind of infidelity that's destroying marriages and wreaking havoc among committed couples. It's called emotional sex. We all know that infidelity is...

Windows 8 Wins Pocket-lint Gadget Awards ‘Product...

This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10,...

How to Upgrade Your Phone, Devices Frequently,...

You know how every new gadget that comes out makes your old one look slow and dingy...even if it's only slightly better? You don't...