tech http://kalw.org en Your Call: Is coding the new literacy? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-coding-new-literacy <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-a562a651-8440-49a8-5d2a-e1882c468178"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">On the July 30th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we're talking about what skills are necessary for success in the digital age. The Department of Labor predicts that there will be 1.2 million new computer-science related jobs by 2022, but fewer computer science majors are graduating today compared to the 1980's. Is coding the key to securing a good paying job? Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 47281 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Is coding the new literacy? 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