Sunday, August 21, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 8/20/16

Last update: Sunday 8/21/16 @ 10:30 am
This week's cover =  Uber will offer self-driving vehicles in August 2016 ... Other top stories = Coursera co-founder shifts to Alphabet ... Cisco  plans to cut 5500 workers... and new Snowden leaks confirm Russian hack of NSA hacker associates

The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/20/16.


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

Top Stories 2015: Q1 | Q2 | Q3 | Q4

Sunday, August 14, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 8/13/16

Last update: Sunday 8/14/16 @ 10:30 am
This week's cover = Facebook blocks ad blockers ... Other top stories = Facebook vs. Ad Blocker Plus & hacker allies ... Defensive acquisitions ... and Twitter not liable for ISIS


The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/13/16.


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

Top Stories 2015: Q1 | Q2 | Q3 | Q4

Sunday, August 07, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 8/6/16

Last update: Sunday 8/7/16 @ 10:30 am
This week's cover = R.I.P.  Seymour Papert -- mathematician, AI pioneer, educator, inventor of Logo ... Other top stories = Carnegie Mellon wins DARPA's grand challenge ... Apple's bounty program ... and Apple's diversity improves slowly

The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/6/16.


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

Top Stories 2015: Q1 | Q2 | Q3 | Q4

Saturday, August 06, 2016

DLL Storify of Black Girls Code, DC Chapter's Workshop "Build a Webpage in a Day!" -- Saturday 8/6/16

Last update: Saturday 8/6/16 
Sponsored by the DC Chapter of BlackGirlsCode (WebsiteFacebook) at Impact Hub DC, this workshop taught participants how to build their own unique webpage in one day using fun games and activities to introduce HTML, CSS, and basic web structure.