Sunday, March 01, 2015

"TECH Dozens" -- Week Ending Saturday 2/28/15

Last update: Sunday 3/1/15 @ 2:00 am
This week's cover = photo from tweet about Net Neutrality

... Other top stories ==> Snowden does Reddit
 ... Google's AI learns to win ... and the Internet remembers Spock

Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite news items about HBCUs' use of information technology to enhance their teaching, research, and community services ... plus news about hackathons and issues related to coding & coding literacy... in HBCU media and Tech media ... for the week ending Saturday 2/28/15 @ 5 pm ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found ==> Back issues.

A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Gen Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Events ... TECH 2014

Saturday, February 28, 2015

DLL Storify of Atlanta Winter 2015 Goodie Hack -- Friday 2/27/15 to Saturday 2/28/15

Last update: Saturday 2/28/15 @ 10:25 pm
Goodie Hack is a mashup of social good, tech, entrepreneurship and highly-skilled people. The Atlanta Winter 2015 edition, powered by Accelerate With Google, is an intense and fast-paced 24 hour competitive event where ten nonprofits, with a focus on under-served communities, present their top operational problems to teams of techies AND non-techies who forms teams and create websites/apps to solve them ... The DLL Storyfied tweets of participants who use hashtag = #SaveATL ... or ... #GoodieHackATL ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's  Archives 

Below find tweets up until 10:23 pm ET

DLL Storify of @TheRoot's Panel Discussion of #BlacksInTech in Silicon Valley -- Friday 2/27/15

Last update: Saturday 2/28/15 @ 1:45 am
The Root (@TheRoot) is a digital magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary and news from a variety of black perspectives. On Friday 2/27/15 it convened a Twitter panel to discuss #BlacksInTech in Silicon Valley. Panelists included @MrMikeStreet,  @MsMaryPryor, and @JusticeFergie. Many listeners joined the panelists in a lively discussion ... The DLL Storyfied participants' tweets that used hashtag = #RootChat  ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DLL Storify of ToC ATL Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta -- Thursday 2/26/15

Last update: Thursday 2/26/25 @ 10:52 pm
Technologists of Color is a group committed to building the African American tech community in Atlanta. Its primary goal is to connect tech professionals so that they can share knowledge, resources and opportunities. It also strives to inform and educate the community to help increase African American participation in the rapidly growing world of technology. 

Tonight's meeting discussed lean startups and walked through methods for leveraging the Build-Measure-Learn cycle to incrementally develop products that are best suited for success. The DLL Storyfied tweets from participants who used hashtag = #StateOfBlackTech  ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives