Press: BUILDUP Partners with Leading Tech Companies to Help Solve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Offical press release on PRWeb:BUILDUP Partners with Leading Tech Companies to Help Solve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

BUILDUP, a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit teams with Twitter, TechCrunch, Uber, Google and Galvanize to produce a six-part technical workshop series to prepare individuals from underrepresented groups for careers in technology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 20, 2015 – BUILDUP a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit designed to connect, mentor and educate technology entrepreneurs, today announced it is working with several leading edge tech companies to deliver a [...]

Announcing The BUILDUP Technical Workshops Series with Google, Twitter, UBER, Galvanize and TechCrunch

Over the past year BUILDUP has held several events focused on entrepreneurship, tech culture and venture capital but as Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area tech companies reflects staggeringly low representation of employees and tech founders across gender and racial categories in contrast to the diverse population of the world, we wanted to do more.

Today BUILDUP is excited to announce a five week, six series technical workshop series with Google, Twitter, UBER, Galvanize and TechCrunch starting May 26th. The BUILDUP Workshop Series is designed to educate and prepare individuals [...]

No Woman Should Ever Be Called A “B….” on Stage At A Tech Conference or #Crunchies Awards Show Period #thatisall

Instinct leads me to another flow,
Everytime I hear a brother call a girl a bitch or a ho,
Trying to make a sister feel low,
You know all of that gots to go
"

--QUEEN LATIFAH "U.N.I.T.Y."

Another week, another sexist, disrespectful incident in tech. When you think things just couldn't get worse TechCrunch just held its annual Crunchies tech awards show. I didn't attend but full disclosure [...]

This week in location: @Foursquare dominates location-based services news, @Gowalla says it’s focused and more.

What a week for @Dens @naveen @tristanwalker and the @Foursquare team. From @Mashable and @CNN partnerships to securing another round of venture capital, last week Foursquare was on a roll. Over at camp @Gowalla they posted a lengthy blog post about their focus and World Cup badges. Team @TriOut launched a HTML5 check-in web app and @Standford is graduating with the @Loopt Star app. Also a few other location based services made some news this week along with a ton of blog post still debating the value of location-based services. Here's a list of location-based news from last week.

TLC + [...]

16 reasons why I’m not quitting the iPhone

So today, famed tech blogger, Michael Arrington @arrington of TechCrunch wrote a blog post called, "I quit the iPhone". Arrington has a large audience that reads his network of blogs and is very successful and popular in terms of his events that he plans in the technology space. In other words Arrington has power and influencer depending on how you look at it. Either way Arrington and I both bloggers and entitled to our own opinions. I would like to think we have a lot in common but he's a lot more successful than I am at the moment but lets hope that changes in the near future.

How to launch your own TinyURL service using WordPress. Yes, I have one too: s1w.com

As you know the conversations about TinyURL services have really taken off the last few weeks. We have seen reports about bit.ly raised $2 million in funding, the diggbar launches with tons of controversy and just yesterday Twitter ditched TinyURL for bit.ly. The bit.ly team must be either real excited or real nervous about their future, either way congrats to them. Also a new custom TinyURL service called Awe.sm just launched that provides custom url and statics for your own domain name at $99.00 a year. But what if you wanted to launch your own TinyURL service for let's say, the cost of a [...]