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What tech issues are on the 2015 congressional legislative agenda?

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Predictions on what tech issues will be on the top of the legislative priorities of the new Republican-controlled Congress

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Top 5 Reasons Companies Give for Employment Diversity Deficits

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It is a vicious repeat episode of the movie Groundhog Day when it comes to discussing the absence of racial diversity in certain fields like journalism, tech journalism, tech, big LAW, [fill in profession here]. Not a fortnight passes during any given year over the past decade or so without there being a report, controversy, study, incident, […]

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The Anti-Lean In: How the Rules for Women Entrepreneurs Differ; Tech Biz Vet Paula Tompkins explains

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When Paula Tompkins started her career in the male-dominated tech field in the mid-1970s,  as one could imagine, the atmosphere for women was not friendly. Fortunately, Tompkins got her start during that time that companies were slowly starting to diversity…because the government made them do it. Back then, the woman who currently owns the 16th […]

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How Pinterest is like a Blogger’s “mix tape”

So apparently, some professional photographers are upset with the latest hottest social media site, Pinterest, which enables users to “pin” their images onto Pinterest digital boards without attribution, credit or a link back to their sites. They are concerned that their photos could be manipulated, copied, shared and possibly used for profit by another person […]

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Is the Tech Industry Racist? (INFOGRAPHIC)

I just did an interview with the Broadband and Social Justice asking my opinion on an infographic (below) created by an online degree company which seemingly makes the claim that the tech industry is racist. I don’t want to give away too much of what I told the site, published by the Minority Media and […]

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