Saturday, May 28, 2016

TECH Dozens for week ending 5/28/16

Last update: Sunday 5/29/16 @ 12:30 pm
This week's cover = photo from tweet that Google wins Android/Java lawsuit against Oracle  ... Other top stories = SpaceX lands again ... Facebook & Microsoft build super fast cable under Atlantic ... and Inspector General says Secy Clinton broke State Dept email rules


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 5/28/16. 


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views  ... 

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Sunday, May 22, 2016

DLL Storify of @Blue1647 #CodeDay #Chicago -- Friday 5/21 & Saturday 5/22/16

Last update: Sunday 5/2216

CodeDay was a nationwide event wherein student programmers, artists, musicians, actors, and everyone else could get together and build apps and games for 24 hours. Students of all skill levels were welcome.  Workshops and mentors were available for newcomers.




TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/21/16

Last update: Sunday 5/21/16 @ 12:30 pm
This week's cover = graphic from tweet about Google's I/O 2016 conference keynote ... Other top stories = Uber tests self-driving cars in Pittsburgh ... Public HBCUs in North Carolina facing legislative threats ... and Twitter appoints CEO of BET to its board

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 5/21/16. 

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

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Black Pipelines for STEM

Last update: Wednesday 5/18/16


More than a century ago in 1903 Dr. W. E. B. DuBois began a seminal essay titled "The Talented Tenth" with the following words:
"The Negro race, like all races, is going to be saved by its exceptional men. The problem of education, then, among Negroes must first of all deal with the Talented Tenth ... "