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Google Ushers in Era of the Super Smart Machine at Google I/O

Google gave a glimpse into how pervasive—and almost scary, yet-cool—artificial intelligence will be at the…

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

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racism

This Week in Tech Racism, March 25, 2017

All the ugliness in technology and racism from this past week

Social media flogs artist for tone-deaf painting; little kids are racially taunted after becoming champs…

By Samara Lynn

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Howard West

Howard University Alum, Now a VP at Google, Opens Up About Howard West

A Google VP lauds the strategic partnership between Google and her alma mater, Howard University

The announcement that Google is opening up its Googleplex campus to students and faculty of…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

By Samara Lynn

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

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STEM

5 Programs to Make Your Girl STEM-Strong

Check out these five programs that expose young girls to STEM education

Future success requires well-balanced literacy in STEAM (science, technology, education, arts, and mathematics). Girls are…

By Samara Lynn

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YouTube TV

The Cable Cutter’s New Option: YouTube TV

Google says people want to watch TV like they watch YouTube

The service is month-to-month with no contract and costs $35 a month. With it, customers…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Doubles Commitment to Racial Justice with $11.5 Million Funding

In the wake of Trump, Google throws cash at racial social justice causes

In my work at Google.org, I help identify causes and organizations that aim to ultimately…

By Samara Lynn

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sculptor

Google Doodle Honors Black Female Sculptor for Black History Month

Google celebrates the 19th century sculptor

Google Doogle kicked off Black History Month celebrating Edmonia Lewis, the first internationally recognized African…

By Selena Hill

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Bessie Coleman

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Black Female Aviator Bessie Coleman

Google reminds us of the incredible life story of the pilot

Bessie Coleman left a remarkable legacy and demonstrated persistence and courage that inspired many other…

By Samara Lynn

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Books

7 Business Books to Drive Your Success in 2017

Find inspiration and learn a few hacks that will help you change your daily habits in these books

Here are the top 6 business books from 2016 that will lead to a successful…

By Lynne d Johnson

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Productivity

7 Productivity Apps Your Smartphone Needs Now

Install these apps on your smartphone now to get the new year started right

Looking to step up your productivity game in 2017? These are the top 8 apps…

By Lynne d Johnson

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CES 2017

9 Examples of the Most Insane Tech That Will Be at CES 2017

A sample of the technology that we are looking forward to testing at CES 2017

CES 2017 is sure to have big announcements related to Virtual Reality, drones, connected cars,…

By Samara Lynn

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science

10 of the Most Intriguing African Americans in Science and Tech in 2016

Black men and women who caught our attention with their achievements in science and technology this year

While there is an ongoing, sometimes wearisome fight to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM,…

By Samara Lynn

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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Twitter

What’s Going on With Twitter?

Twitter beat Wall Street's expectation this quarter but it's still on shaky ground

Layoffs will commence even though Twitter beat earnings expectations, posting quarterly revenue of $616 million,…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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