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How I Became a Techie: Ignacio Contreras

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“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras

I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.

Bloomberg Discovery Day: Mannequin Challenge

Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.

Women In Tech - A Recap of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

By Christine Jorgensen
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About 150 employees from Qualcomm Technologies – engineers, program and product managers, IT administrators, programmers, a few VPs and our CIO – attended The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) in Houston last month. 

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How I Became a Techie: Kathy Herring Hayashi

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“When you find that passion, it’s no longer work. It’s what drives you. What motivates you.” — Kathy Herring Hayashi

How did I become a techie? It all started with my dad, who was in the Air Force. When we were stationed in Nebraska, he would always find time in the evening to do word scramble puzzles with me, which later led to us doing cryptograms and other ciphers. He taught me to look several moves ahead, which helped me win my junior high checker championship.

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How I Became a Techie: Robert Nowakowski

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“The whole thing about STEM is that it involves a diverse team of people working closely together to successfully derive and execute innovative ideas to solve a complex problem.” — Robert Nowakowski

Data For Good Exchange 2016: Eliminating Cyber Threat Whack-a-Mole

Developing a Risk Based Approach
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Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance
Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney
Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies
Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen
Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd

Bloomberg's Roy Bahat: Who Should a Startup Hire First?

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.
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Originally posted on Also.com

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.

Early hiring, yet another area where startups often reverse Muggle business logic. Conventional hiring wisdom says to add people who excel at important skills you lack. “I’m great at product and engineering. We need sales, though, so let’s hire a fantastic salesperson!”

Support Girls in STEM Through Vision to Share

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Vision to Share: Girls in STEM

VSP Vision Care, the nation's only not-for-profit vision care company, is asking you to share their vision of empowering girls to realize their full potential. They are raising awareness about young women who are pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and helping to fund ChickTech programs across the U.S.

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