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Cowboy Ventures’ Aileen Lee says enough with favoring the ‘good guys’

Diversity and inclusion is a trash fire in Silicon Valley and in the business world at large. But let’s just focus on tech for now. At the Code Conference this evening, All Raise and Cowboy Vent

Megan Smith and Alexander Macgillivray tout Obama administration’s tech victories, but ‘it’s a work in progress’

Eight years is a long time in the tech industry — not so much in politics, though. At Disrupt SF today, U.S. CTO Megan Smith and Deputy CTO Alexander Macgillivray reflected on the hard road the Obam

Learn about the future of American technology from Megan Smith and Amac at Disrupt SF

There’s no doubt that technology has drastically evolved since President Barack Obama took office in 2008. Obama acknowledged it himself during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit this year — w

How the ‘wonks’ of public policy and the ‘geeks’ of tech can get together

Technology innovates and disrupts, while public policy regulates and controls -- at least according to conventional wisdom. The skirmish between Apple and the FBI is a prime example: Apple is refusing

The Most Powerful Force In The Universe

There was an incredible media glare this week on the Kleiner Perkins sex discrimination trial and its negative outcome for Ellen Pao, but all the news about equality in tech was not nearly as negative

White House Announces Google[X]’s Megan Smith As The Next CTO

As rumored last week, the White House <a target="_blank" href="">has just confirm

Google Invests $50 Million In “Made With Code” Program To Get Girls Excited About CS

This week, Google launched a new initiative called Made With Code, aimed at getting young women excited about learning to code and close the gender gap in the tech industry. The idea behind it is to s