Sunday, April 24, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/23/16

Last update: Sunday 4/24/16 @ 6:30 pm
This week's cover = Photo from tweet about Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) ... R.I.P. ... Other top stories = LinkedIn gets jobs for new grads 
... Intel cuts 12,000 jobs ... and Magic Leap's virtual-augmented-mixed reality

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 4/23/16. 

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

DLL Storify of Code Blue USA's "Protect and Serve Hackathon" -- Wednesday 4/20/16

Last update: Thursday 4/2116

Code Blue USA, a component of BLUE1647, established an initiative called "Protect and Serve" that runs programs for youth 12 to 17 that are designed to create a new culture of community trust & respect by working with law enforcement agencies.


Sunday, April 17, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/16/16

Last update: Sunday 4/17/16 @ 2:30 pm
This week's cover = graphic from tweet about Facebook's F8 2016 developer conference ... Other top stories = machine learning and bots ... Microsoft sues U.S. over "unconstitutional" cloud searches  ... and Facebook promises not to influence voters 

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 4/16/16.

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

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Saturday, April 09, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/9/16

Last update: Sunday 4/1016 @ 12:30 pm
This week's cover = graphic from tweet that Facebook's WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption  ... Other top stories = Panama Papers ... SpaceX lands rocket on a drone ship ... and Twitter signs streaming deal with NFL

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 4/9/16. 


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

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DLL Storify of Black Girls CODE NYC "Build a Game in a Day with Scratch" -- Saturday 4/9/16

Last update: Saturday 4/9/16
This workshop, the first offered by the NYC chapter of BGC in 2016, introduced participants to animation, gaming, and interactive stories. The workshop encouraged student-driven learning, as participants thought analytically, designed, played, and coded in real-time. 



Monday, April 04, 2016

Coding workshops for Black kids: Webpages, mobile apps, games, robots ... and machine learning

Last update: Saturday 4/2/16

Two recent computer-related events provide stark warnings about global warming and artificial intelligence.


Sunday, April 03, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/2/16

Last update: Sunday 4/3/16 @ 1:30 am
This week's cover = graphic from tweet that FBI hacks iPhone without Apple's help ... Other top stories = Apple's 40th birthday ... Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 ... and Microsoft's Build 2016 keynote 

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


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

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