A century before the dawn of the computer age, Ada Lovelace imagined the modern-day, general-purpose computer. It could be programmed to follow instructions, she wrote in 1843. Continue reading Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer
Eddie Ndopu wants to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. MTV will follow a South African activist on his quest to become the first physically disabled person to travel to space. Continue reading MTV to Chronicle Disability Activist’s Quest to Travel Into Space
A red laser pointer shining through a raw chicken carcass may not seem like groundbreaking science, but for veteran technologist Mary Lou Jepsen, it’s worth $28 million in funding for her latest startup, Openwater. Continue reading How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup
The news that Microsoft is “worth as much as Apple” is further proof that its efforts to re-invent itself are paying off. For those who view the resurgence of the Redmond giant as being mostly driven by a winning strategy, a word of caution is in order. Continue reading Learning, Empathy And Diversity Have Put Microsoft On A Path Of Unstoppable Growth
Tuesday’s Google Doodle celebrates the 107th birthday of renowned pediatrician Fe del Mundo. Continue reading Tuesday’s Google Doodle Honors Pediatrician Fe del Mundo
By Tony Allen
As an American child growing up in a rural Mexican town, Kevin Ashi’s experience with health care was simple: You only go to the doctor when you’re really sick.
Continue reading Increasing Availability of Preventive Health Around the World
By Tiffany Woodall
This past May, Ginai Seabron became the first African-American woman to earn a B.S. in nanoscience from the College of Science at Virginia Tech. Continue reading Meet Virginia’s First African-American Nanoscientist
Ruby Lee, 26, and Vivian Shen, 25, believe that their one-year-old startup, Juni Learning, can succeed in the crowded field of online coding instruction for kids. Last week Juni announced a roster of angel investors who contributed to a $790,000 funding round. They include Mark Zuckerberg’s youngest sister, Arielle, a partner at venture firm Kleiner Perkins, where Lee used to work. Continue reading Backed By Arielle Zuckerberg, Juni Learning’s 20-Something Female Founders Are Teaching Kids To Code
It’s a great time to learn how to code. Whether you’re looking to reinvent your career and become a developer, leverage a new skill in your current job, or just better understand what the developers on your team are up to, there has never been a better time to get into programming. Continue reading Which Coding Language Should You Learn?
Marlene Arroyo may have started her career in finance, but it was the human aspect of any job that always drew her in. From Dell to her current role as Vice President of People Operations at Liftoff Mobile Inc., a high growth tech company in Silicon Valley, she has made it her career mission to champion employees and embrace how their humanity impacts their jobs. Continue reading Here’s How This Latina Navigated Her Transition From Finance To Tech