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‘Internet Essentials’ Program Tackles ‘Cruel Irony’ of Digital Divide

‘Internet Essentials’ Program Tackles ‘Cruel Irony’ of Digital Divide

New America Media, News Feature, New America Media, Posted: Aug 18, 2017

Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected some 4 million low-income Americans to broadband internet.
 When Hate Speech Became a Movement

When Hate Speech Became a Movement

New America Media, Op-ed, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 16, 2017

What infected Tay has now jumped the confines of the internet. Incubated in a toxic stew of fear and resentment, it now permeates all strata.
Affirming Science in Silicon Valley on Earth Day 2017

Affirming Science in Silicon Valley on Earth Day 2017

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Thousands gathered Saturday for the March for Science rally in downtown San Jose to protest proposed cuts to science funding by the Trump administration.

Civil Rights Groups Condemn Proposal to Collect Social Media Data from Chinese Travelers

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 19, 2017

A proposal by Trump’s CBP would require visa holders from China to turn over their social media information.

The Challenge of Automation: Finding Our Place Amongst the Machines

New America Media, Commentary, Kumar Venkat, Posted: Apr 05, 2017

We will need to get behind policies to reduce the cost of labor and shift some of the tax burden to capital investments that replace humans with machines.

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Pao, who put a spotlight on discriminatory behavior toward women in tech through a 2012 lawsuit, says the industry is not working fast enough to resolve its diversity problem.

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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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Can Technology Predict Falls in Older Adults?

Can Technology Predict Falls in Older Adults?

Next Avenue/New America Media, News Report, Randy Rieland, Posted: Oct 23, 2017

Fascinating new research--from home sensors to virtual reality--sheds light on how to prevent deadly falls in older people..

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