technology

6:45am

Wed October 29, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 10/29/2014

Sandip Roy: Call Your Mother

  Sandip Roy tries to call his mother, but it proves to be more challenging than one would expect.

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8:49am

Tue August 12, 2014
City Visions: August 18, 2014

City Visions: Can Tech Be a Force for Good?

can tech find bright ideas for the Bay Area's problems?

August 18, 2014:  City Visions' guest host Victoria Thorp talks with leaders who are drawing on tech knowledge to solve key problems in San Francisco and across the country:

Catherine Bracy from Code for America

Clara Brenner from Tumml

Rose Broome from Hand Up

Jake Solomon from Code for America

Produced by Victoria Thorp

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8:42am

Tue August 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 8.14.14 Hacking + Happiness

Kimberly Bryant

This week on KALW's showcase for the best in public radio podcasts . . .

One with Farai "Hacking Race & Technology" Technologist Kimberly Bryant talks with Farai about why she founded the nonprofit Black Girls Code.

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12:00am

Wed July 30, 2014
Technology

Your Call: Is coding the new literacy?

  

 

 

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? If so, how can we make it accessible to all? How are organizations reaching out to underserved communities? Join us on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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6:09pm

Tue June 17, 2014
Technology

Who’s using San Francisco WiFi?

The map shows both active and planned wireless service. Currently, only the Free Wifi Service on Market Street is a supported service.
http://www6.sfgov.org/index.aspx?page=246

At the corner of Sanchez and Market, Jason Dorn pulls out an iPhone. He’s at one end point of the access area for San Francisco Free WiFi, a free wireless network that the city launched this past December. It spans Market Street, from Castro Street to the Embarcadero.

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