tech http://kalw.org en Your Call: Could there be a next wave of tech worker organizing? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-could-there-be-next-wave-tech-worker-organizing <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial; font-size: small;">&nbsp; Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:51:22 +0000 Laura Flynn 46252 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Could there be a next wave of tech worker organizing? What impacts are tech companies really having on San Francisco’s mid-Market district? http://kalw.org/post/what-impacts-are-tech-companies-really-having-san-francisco-s-mid-market-district <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Del Seymour makes sure to take everybody on his walking tours of the Tenderloin to the corner of Turk and Taylor.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">“I lived on this street,” he says. “I didn’t have an address but I lived on this street if you know what I mean.”</span></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:05:41 +0000 Angela Johnston 41910 at http://kalw.org What impacts are tech companies really having on San Francisco’s mid-Market district? Seniors in Tech City: An interview with journalist Paul Kleyman http://kalw.org/post/seniors-tech-city-interview-journalist-paul-kleyman <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">More than one in ten people living in the densely packed Tenderloin and mid-Market neighborhoods are age 65 or older, and that percentage is expected to grow significantly in the next decade.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 02:28:25 +0000 Ben Trefny 41791 at http://kalw.org Seniors in Tech City: An interview with journalist Paul Kleyman Women in STEM: Interview with Shaherose Charania of Women 2.0 http://kalw.org/post/women-stem-interview-shaherose-charania-women-20 <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><br /><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">While some high-profile women--like Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook, or Marissa Meyer at Yahoo--have made it to the top of the tech world, few women are waiting to succeed them.</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: baseline;"> </span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">In 2010, women earned JUST </span><a href="http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acs-24.pdf" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;">18% of computer science degrees</span></a><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">. And while women are the main users of </span><a href="http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/March/Pew-Internet-Social-Networking-full-detail.aspx" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;">online social networking</span></a><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;"> and </span><a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2011/03/21/women-are-the-rocket-fuel-of-ecommerce/" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;">e-commerce</span></a><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline;">, most leaders of these companies are men.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:00:38 +0000 Jen Chien 39709 at http://kalw.org Women in STEM: Interview with Shaherose Charania of Women 2.0 DREAMer hackers code for immigration reform with FWD.us http://kalw.org/post/dreamer-hackers-code-immigration-reform-fwdus <p></p><p>Sarahi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Espinoza Salamanca and her team of designers and coders have the next 25 hours to build a website. Not just any website, but one that’s engaging enough to influence the national conversation around immigration policy.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:03:15 +0000 Audrey Dilling 36972 at http://kalw.org DREAMer hackers code for immigration reform with FWD.us