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Technology Changing Classrooms, Some More Than Others

Technology Changing Classrooms, Some More Than Others

New America Media, News Report, Irene Florez, Posted: Apr 01, 2014

The rush to inject more technology into classrooms is leaving many students behind.
Q&A: Will Classroom Technology Help English Language Learners?

Q&A: Will Classroom Technology Help English Language Learners?

New America Media, Question & Answer, Irene Florez, Posted: Feb 28, 2014

A leading expert on children and technology says digital devices in the classroom can help open new avenues of learning for ELL students.
Fall of Bitcoin Exposes Techno-Libertarian Folly

Fall of Bitcoin Exposes Techno-Libertarian Folly

New America Media, Commentary, Jay Rooney, Posted: Feb 27, 2014

The collapse of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox points to a larger flaw in the worldview of some of Silicon Valley's tech elites.

San Francisco Firm Looks to Humanize Tech

New America Media, News Report, Jay Rooney, Posted: Dec 23, 2013

Tiffany Apczynski is director of Social Responsibility at Zen Desk, a San Francisco startup working to soften the impact of the latest tech boom on the city's neediest.

Moon Goddess and Jade Rabbit: How Science and Spirituality Commingle

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 09, 2013

Galileo, Newton, Einstein and the like revealed a universe more startling than any ancient myth could describe.

Forum Celebrates African American Leadership in Electric Auto Industry

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 26, 2013

The forum at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles highlighted the role of African Americans in the expansion of the electric auto industry.

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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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Youth Creates Science Project That Gives The Blind Hope

Youth Creates Science Project That Gives The Blind Hope

Asian Fortune, News Report, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

“Google it,” Neil told his son, which led the young California boy to learn about Braille. He was stunned, however, that an average Braille printer costs $2,000..

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