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Congressional App Challenge Director Rachel Décoste: Get on Board the Tech Train

“Coding is one of the most in-demand skills. There’s a myth out there that you need to have this skill only if you work with computers, but as society develops, you’re going to see coding in every field. This is a skill that’s needed in all job sectors,” said Rachel Décoste, director of the Congressional […]

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What Tech Companies Are Doing Wrong With Extremists

It is starting to worry me how little the responses by tech firms will do to fix the problem of extreme views instead of just driving them underground. A good deal of the reason for this is the excessive focus firms now have on how they are run. Companies tend to be run tactically, with […]

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How Tech Could Help Creators Look Before They Leap

The folks who made The Emoji Movie apparently were worried about its Rotten Tomatoes score — it had earned a 0 percent rating at one point, based on a scattering of early reviews — so they stopped critics from publishing further reviews until just before previews began running. The result was a great opening day, […]

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Could Tech Nerf North Korea?

When a hostile country regularly lobs missiles into the ocean with the stated objective of transforming a U.S. state into a radioactive cloud, we have a problem. One “oops” and we could suddenly become a 49-state nation again. However, approaches to North Korea largely have been in-the-box thinking: economic sanctions that require China’s cooperation; military […]

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