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Mangalyaan Mission to Mars and Isro's 'Rocket Women'

Mangalyaan Mission to Mars and Isro's 'Rocket Women'

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Oct 02, 2014

When we think about space, whenever we think about science, we think about Vikram Sarabhai or Homi Bhabha or Satish Dhawan. Serious men in suits. Not women in sari.
Status Insanity: Why the iPhone Is the Perfect Status Symbol

Status Insanity: Why the iPhone Is the Perfect Status Symbol

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

The iPhone is a status symbol. But it's a revolutionary status symbol. Unlike that Birkin bag, it's a status symbol with really cool whiz bang upgrade-able features.
Comcast Executive VP Touts Broadband Program for Low-Income Families

Comcast Executive VP Touts Broadband Program for Low-Income Families

New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Video by Ann Basette, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Now in its fourth year, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected 1.4 million low-income Americans to broabdband Internet.

Q&A: Richard Rodriguez on the Decline of ‘News Literacy’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Aug 03, 2014

The greatest catastrophe of the news right now, says author Richard Rodriguez, is that we've given up the notion of news related to place.

Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

New America Media, Interview, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 30, 2014

UC President Janet Napolitano's new initiative will connect students with work being done in Mexico, from energy to climate change.

Maya, Marquez, Mandela: The Disease of Fakebook

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: May 29, 2014

Is a Maya Angelou quote on your Twitter feed just a fashion statement? In the virtual world it's impossible to tell the real from the pretender.

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Q&A: Creating Access to STEM Education for Students of Color

Q&A: Creating Access to STEM Education for Students of Color

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 29, 2014

The Level Playing Field Institute hosts hackathons to expose minority students to computer science.
Blaming ‘Techies’ for Housing Crisis Misses Bigger Picture

Blaming ‘Techies’ for Housing Crisis Misses Bigger Picture

New America Media, Commentary, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 06, 2013

Tech workers are easily blamed for the Bay Area's housing and gentrification issues, but there are larger forces at play.
Youth ‘Hackathon’ Offers Glimpse of Tech Industry’s Future

Youth ‘Hackathon’ Offers Glimpse of Tech Industry’s Future

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Nov 20, 2013

Bay Area youth provided a snapshot of what society stands to gain from a more inclusive tech industry.

The Next Wave in Photography -- Drones

New America Media, News Report, Asha DuMonthier, Posted: Aug 13, 2013

Jason Lam, owner of San Francisco’s first personal drone shop, says the aerial crafts could just be the most exciting wave in the field of digital photography.

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Women’s Safety Schemes Go Mobile in India

Women’s Safety Schemes Go Mobile in India

Inter Press Service, News Feature, Sujoy Dhar, Posted: Nov 22, 2014

While safety apps are now available in India, mostly launched by mobile phone companies and other private groups, the Government of India plans to launch on of its own later this month..

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