Friday, March 27, 2015

DLL Storify of @TheBOSSNetwork interview with @ABenton -- Thursday 3/26/15

Last update: Friday 3/2715 @ 10:18 am
The BOSS Network is an online community of professional and entrepreneurial women who support each other through conversation, online and event-based networking. BOSS™ stands for "Bringing Out Successful Sisters," and its mission is to promote and encourage the small business spirit and career development of women. On Thursday 3/26/15, Cameka Smith @IamCameka, founder of The BOSS Network, interviewed Angela Benton @Abenton, founder of NewME Accelerator, a platform that helps out of the box entrepreneurs transform cool ideas into great businesses ... The DLL Storyfied tweets that used hashtag = #BOSSChat ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives

Sunday, March 22, 2015

DLL Storify of #HackHarlem -- Saturday 3/21/15

Last update: Sunday 3/22/15 @ 9:17 am
#HackHarlem, sponsored by the Harlem Business Alliance @HBANY, was a day long hackathon dedicated to using technology to build a better Harlem.The goal of #HackHarlem was to encourage the development of solutions to the problems facing the Harlem and other New York enclaves by those who live, work, and learn in those communities ... Below find the DLL Storify of tweets from participants who used hashtag = "#HackHarlem" ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives 

Saturday, March 21, 2015

"TECH Dozens" -- Week Ending Saturday 3/21/15

Last update: Sunday  3/22/15 @ 1:05 am
This week's cover = photo from tweet about Techs of Color at SXSW ... Other top stories ==> Google & Intel make smart watch ... Facebook Messenger sends money to friends ... Apple's new TV coming in June

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 3/21/15 @ 5:00 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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

DLL Storify of #NextWave Meetup at SXSW 2015 -- Monday 3/16/15

Last update: Tuesday 3/17/15 @ 1:03 am
Google For Entrepreneurs sponsored a panel discussion and a meetup for techs of color attending SXSW 2015. Laura Wideman Powers (@laurawp), founder/CEO of CODE2040, was one of the panelists. Google and CODE2040 announced the first "Entrepreneurs in Residence" who will receive incubator/accelerator support from CODE2040 and Google for the next year.  ... Below find the DLL Storify of tweets from some of the key participants who used hashtag = #NextWave ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives