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Tom and Deb of the Internet of Unintended Consequences (www.tiouc.com) interview Dr. Marci Campbell on the impact of technology on the relationship between government and citizens. Have you noticed your government's use or lack of use of technology in communicating with or providing services to its citizens - You. Do you expect more from your government because of your mobile phone. Have apps entered your political life? Have you been part of a community hackathon or online activism project? Join us as we discuss what is digital government and how does it affect each one of us everyday.
Marci Porter Campbell, Instructor
Governmental Training, Education, and Development
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
With over 20 years of experience in education, Dr. Campbell has taught at the middle, high, and postsecondary levels and served as an administrator at the public school district level. She has mentored and taught students of all ages and education levels in traditional classroom settings, work based learning settings and online. Dr. Campbell earned her B.B.A., M.Ed., and Ed.D. at the University of Georgia. She joined the UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government in 2013, and her areas of interest include instructional design, workforce development, and effective communication. Dr. Campbell is a certified practitioner and administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®. Dr. Campbell serves as a council member of the Watkinsville, Georgia City Council and as chair of the Colham Ferry Elementary School Council. She is married and has two daughters.
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Naren Gupta is the Managing Director of Nexus Ventures. Nexus has over $400M under management and Naren has investments in over 50 cross-border tech companies that create jobs in US and India. Naren has over 20 years of experience in early and early growth stage investment in the US and India. Naren was the co-chair of the Indian American Community Foundation which hosted the community reception for PM Modi at SAP Center on September 27th, 2015.
Venk Shukla is the president of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE), one of the most powerful networks focused on technology startups in Silicon Valley. TiE, a 21 year old non-profit, exists to promote wealth creation through entrepreneurship, and its membership includes the entire ecosystem of entrepreneurship – VCs, successful entrepreneurs, senior executives in public companies as well as budding entrepreneurs. He was the host of the Digital India Dinner and the Startup Konnect
Karl Mehta is the Founder of Code for India. He is a serial entrepreneur, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. Code for India is a global community of software engineers who build technology that can solve the problems of the developing world. Karl hosted the Hackathon during PM Modi's Silicon Visit.
Hear from the Winners of the Oldest and Most Prestigious High School Computer Competition!
The National BDPA.org Team is very proud of all of the teams that competed this year.
1st Place - Atlanta - Coordinator: Josephine Reed; Chapter President: Derrick Brown atlantabdpa.org
2nd Place - Washington DC
3rd Place - Greater Columbia
4th Place - Southern Minnesota
5th Place - New Jersey
We will be covering highlights of #BDPACON15 including keynote speakers Colin Powell retired 4 Star General and 65th Secretary of State the first for an African American and Gene Waddy CEO of DIVERSANT largest owned minority staffing firm
Robert Chapel is professor of Drama and former chair (1990-2005) of the University of Virginia’s Department of Drama and has been with the Heritage Theatre Festival since 1987, first as a stage director, then as managing and stage director and, since 1995, as its producing artistic director. Bob also chaired the Virginia 2020 Commission on the Fine and Performing Arts. In addition, he has served as executive director of the Virginia Film Festival. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Bob has directed over 120 plays and musicals and has acted in over 60 more in New York, Los Angeles, regional, and university theatre. He has produced over 200 productions during his career.
Prior to joining the UVA faculty, he taught and directed at San Diego State University (head of MFA Musical Theatre Program and recipient of an outstanding teaching award), New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (coordinating director of the MFA Musical Theatre Composing and Writing Program), the University of Michigan (assistant professor and head of BFA Musical Theatre Program), and the University of Alabama (assistant professor in Theatre). While in New York, he created and produced, with Brooks McNamara, a series of shows out of the Shubert Archive, culminating in Shubert Alley that was performed at the Players Club and the "Performathon" at Lincoln Center. In addition he has served as artistic director for Music Theatre North in Potsdam, NY.
Forward-thinking people in five U.S. cities hit the bleeding-edge of innovation this past weekend while answering the question, “what can we do with a gig?” The future of gig apps looks particularly bright according to French telecom company, Orange, which hosted this first-ever multi-city hackathon.
Will Barkis, Technologist for Orange Silicon Valley, gives us a rundown of some of the interesting applications and inventive solutions that can impact education, healthcare, entertainment and business. Those participating in GigHacks represent communities with citywide gigagit networks and those with plans on the drawing board.
San Francisco, CA
Orange GigaStudio paired with several Bay Area firm to leverage gig technology with a focus on online music collaboration, 360 video, VR use cases and video chat.
Kansas City, MO & KS
Teams formed to build pilots in virtual and augmented reality for the classroom, Internet of Things, cyber-physical systems for public safety and civic engagement, digital health and other technologies.
Orange partnered with several local businesses and the Chattanooga Public Library to leverage municipal broadband, GENI and a group of talented UT Chattanooga-GIGTANK Fellowship applicants
Advanced teams formed to leverage Burlington Telecom's fiber network in the areas of smart grid energy management, cyber-security, edu-gaming, food systems, and secure mobile health.
Charlotte projects included cancer genome analysis, unstructured data analysis and visualization, video collaboration, energy innovation and civic engagement.
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In honor of Women's Month - We are talking with Yolanda Davis (@YolandMDavis) of @TechsofColor and Tawon Muhammad (@TawonM) of @InspiredYouth13 about creating an app. The creative process and the coding skill and profession. So Listen. Learn. Leverage. Launch.
CALLING ALL Tech Expresso #Grinders Innovators and Inventors!
Even if you are still in the idea stage - Call in 714-888-7506 during our show and you can pitch your idea, your app, your business idea or even a book you are authoring.
Practise your elevator speech and promote your start-up. We'll give each caller 10-15 minutes to talk and we'll ask questions. The best ideas will get invited back to do a full half hour to hour show.
Use this opportunity to get exposure to potential customers, supporters and sponsors. #PracticeYour Pitch #NeverKnowWhoisListening
We will give you feedback and guidance - email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our Open Mic Episode and Small Business Incubator of Ideas!
Happy Festivus with collard greens and crumpets to our loyal listenership! Join us for a very special Grindhouse broadcast (The Comic Shoppe and Afronerd Radio at 6 and 7pm, respectively) when we welcome Jamie Broadnax from the stupendous and ever popular BlackGirlNerds.com website. Ms. Broadnax's BGN site serves as "a place for women of color with various eccentricities to express themselves freely and embrace who they are." And in perfect Yuletide fashion, not only will we discuss all things "blerdy" (from a woman's perspective) with Ms. Broadnax but we will also address additional pulp concerns: Sony's unsolicited email "hackathon is the gift that keeps giving; our impressions of the revelations from the fall finales of Arrow, SHIELD and The Flash; Comic Book Resources' The Mission column waxes about the physical changes of Amanda Waller and how that may translate on the silver screen and lastly, is there really only one Black owned comic shop (Third Coast Comics) in the U.S.? And do we need more?
And then there's Afronerd Radio at 7pm. Join Dburt and Captain Kirk as they unravel the following Luther-esque mysteries: the Ferguson aftermath spurs Black athletes to become politically active; is Geraldo Rivera correct about likening Black victimization to a form of urban suicide?; is hip hop artist, Jay-Z, the right police misconduct advisor for NY Governor, Andrew Cuomo; the new "Hands Up" anti-police rap video causes outrage and lastly, the minstrelsy continues with a new website entitled lightskinordarkskin.com that judges one's skin tone (really?). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620. AGAIN, NOT THE SHOW TO MISS!
Certified Re-Entry Life Coach - Teresa Hodge - Impassioned and Focused on reducing the harm of incarceration Founder of Mission: Launch, Inc.
Breaking New Ground - the Incarceration Experience
Rebuilding Reentry - Social Justice Hack-a-thon
News that Matters - Texas Judge and the Death Penaly
HollyDocs - The Penalty
Prisoner's Perspective - When to plan reentry
Inclosing - with Laurin Hodge, Founder and Executive Director of Mission: Launch, Inc.
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The Health Technology Forum is on an incredible growth trajectory. A few years ago, they were a Silicon Valley health tech meet-up. Now they have a national footprint with 4500 members and 13 chapters in 5 different countries: San Francisco, Dallas/FortWorth, San Diego, New York City, Atlanta, Washington DC, Austin, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, London, Bangalore, and Manila. They have held close to 100 events world-wide, and some of them, like the upcoming Innovation Conference, have become “must attend” events in the health tech space.
In this chat on TDWI Radio, we asked the Founder, Pronoy Saha, about his passion in health and technology and his upcoming "Innovation Conference". To give a sneak peak: Saha's passion is to improve access to health care globally using technology. To do so, he organized a hackathon this last weekend focused on behavioral health - a topic that is often ignored in the rush to produce fitness apps and wearables. He and his team have also organized their upcoming annual Health Technology Forum (HTF) "Innovation Conference", themed "Pathways to Sustainable Health." There are more than 75 speakers including keynoter, Dean Ornish MD of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute at UCSF; Stefano Bertozzi, MD, PhD, Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Geoffrey Clapp, CEO of Better, and Eric Bing, Director, Global Health at George W. Bush Institute. And as an added bonus all of the competitors in the hackathon (mentioned above) are invited to attend and the top 4 winners will be demo'ing at the meeting.
Join us as Pronoy describes the journey. It should be fun.
POV, PBS's long-running showcase for independent non-fiction films, recently unveiled six new interactive documentary shorts that it bills as "allow[ing] audiences to engage...on a deeper level, using new technologies and new paradigms in storytelling" (note: more information on each of the documentaries can be found here). Four of the documentaries were created by alumni of POV Hackathon, POV's weekend laboratory series, which provides mentorship and collaboration opportunities for non-fiction media makers and technologists.
In this recorded interview with [itvt] editor-in-chief, Tracy Swedlow, Adnaan Wasey, executive producer of POV Digital, discusses how the six films use interactivity and new forms of storytelling to deepen audiences' engagement with their subject matter; describes the work of POV Hackathon; and explains why he believes that documentaries should no longer be confined by traditional linear narratives.
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