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Tech Sightings, August 14, 2014

Posted August 14th, 2014 at 2:06 pm (UTC-5)
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Tech CEOs join the Ice Bucket Challenge What’s the Ice Bucket Challenge, you ask? The idea is that people dump a bucket of ice-cold water over their head and challenge others to do the same – all in the interest of helping raise awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). This year’s challenge drew Facebook’s CEO […]

Tech Sightings, June 17, 2014

Posted June 17th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Apple Opens Applications for $100 million Program to Boost Tech in Schools Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is soliciting applications for its part of a White House initiative to improve connectivity and technology in schools. The initiative aims to get 95 percent of American students on high-speed networks by 2019. Cyberprotesters Target Brazil’s Digital Government Infrastructure […]

Tech Sightings, January 22, 2014

Posted January 22nd, 2014 at 4:42 pm (UTC-5)
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Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid Bill Gates says improvements in the human condition have laid the foundation for improvements in their entire societies. He tells Time why a reduction in child mortality hasn’t led to population The Elevator that Learns to Read Minds Microsoft researchers use a Microsoft Kinect […]