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More VCs Need to Wake Up And Smell The Freelancers

Michael S Solomon | Posted 05.18.2017 | Business
Michael S Solomon

It's true that there is a real shortage of great full-time tech talent but that's not really the case when you look at the tech freelance marketplace.

Tool Maker: Ken Banks On Technology As The Great Democratizer

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

I think we need to be a little cautious that we don't look at problems with technology-tinted glasses. The solution to a particular problem might be a crayon, or a blackboard.

Solutions For A Smarter Planet: Colleagues In Care (VIDEO)

Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology

Our story begins on the island of Haiti, an island devastated by a catastrophic earthquake in 2010. This horrific tragedy destroyed homes, lives, and ...

Why Don't Techies Care About Education?

Meredith Ely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Meredith Ely

The education and technology worlds are coming together, but perhaps not as strategically or advantageously as they could.

Instigation Not Mitigation: The Failures in the Responses to WikiLeaks

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The United States government, Amazon, PayPal and the myriad of other players who I am sure will become tangled up in the dissemination of the WikiLeaks' cables could benefit from a simple piece of advice: play it cool.

The Myth of the Individual: What Successful Technologists Really Do

Caroline Simard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Simard

This week, Fortune published a list of the 50 smartest people in high-tech. The focus on individual accomplishments, however, doesn't do justice to what technologists have to be the best at in order to be successful.

So We Marched -- Now What?

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

Rumor has it that the same politicians who promised our community immigration reform in return for votes are now asking the community to hold off until the next election.