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Open Source Needs to Deliver Diversity

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In this contributed post, Christine Flounders, regional manager for engineering at Bloomberg L.P. London explains the importance of diversity in open source. 

Tech’s gender gap is no secret. It has been widely discussed for a decade, yet little progress has been made. In the five years between 2010 and 2015, the percentage of women in tech jobs in the UK increased from 17% to just 18%. This figure is underwhelming to say the least, but there is one critical area of technology where the gender gap is even wider.

Bloomberg Interns Decode an Out-of-this-World Challenge

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

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Picture this: What happens when you take Bloomberg global engineering interns and task them with fixing a broken rocket ship? Take a look here:

It's Time To Recognize That Machines Are Learning All The Wrong Things

We need to be more cautious and aware of how data can be used and misused.
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Originally posted on Fast Company.

Data-driven algorithms govern many aspects of life: university admissions, resume screening, and a person’s ability to get a car or home loan. Often, using data leads to more efficient allocation of resources and better outcomes for everyone. But algorithms can come with unintended consequences—and without care, their application can result in a society we don’t want.

How I Became a Techie: Amy Villasenor

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“Sometimes, you run into a road block and you’re stuck, but that’s what engineering is all about: finding a better solution.” — Amy Villasenor

A digital clock in my parents’ room was the first object that got me interested in technology. I was seven years old, and I’d stare at it and wonder, “How does that clock know that that number needs to change? How does it know that 60 seconds just passed?”

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Funds a Training and Technology Center in Safford, Arizona

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The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation awarded $75,000 through the Graham County Community Investment Fund to the Safford Unified School District for a new training and technology center.

The new Center will offer after-school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs such as robotics, 3-D printing and coding.

Interns Code for a Cause

By Tracy Haver, Technology Development Program (TDP) Manager, AT&T.
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This year I celebrate twenty years with AT&T. I’m a proud AT&T employee. But there are some experiences in particular that remind me why I’m so glad to be here.

Qcamp for Girls in STEM Grows Engineers of the Future

By Erin Gavin, Senior Manager
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After three summers of Qcamp for Girls in STEM, I am excited to report that the seeds we planted two years ago and continued to nurture in order to positively impact the way girls learn science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers have bud

Unique Camp Teaches Girls Robotics, Engineering

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SAN DIEGO -- While most kids spend their summer break playing outdoors, a group of sixth-graders are building robots.
 
It's part of Qualcomm's STEM camp...

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AT&T Announces $250,000 to Support All Star Code Summer STEM Program

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

AT&T Launches CLETeenHack for Civic Engagement

By Adam Grzybicki
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Recently, AT&T and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) launched CLETeenHack, a 9 week programming contest for high school students in northeast Ohio.

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