Teen Invents a New Way to Communicate by Using Your Breath

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Arsh Shah Dilbagi is a 16-year-old from India who may be revolutionizing the way people with disabilities communicate. He is one of 18 finalists in Google’s Global Science Fair for his proposal for Talk.

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Better Than LinkedIn? GA Grad Builds New Professional Networking App

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Who says you can’t find a job on your phone? Companies have been dabbling in mobile networking for years now, and Renuka Agarwal thinks she can do it better. With her newfound back-end web development skills, she launched BOND, a user-friendly mobile app that makes networking easy and fun.

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From Traditional to Digital: How Nikki Mendell Landed a Job at Refinery29

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Coming from traditional PR, Nikki knew she wanted to work for a company that had a more digitally minded business model, but wasn’t sure where to start. Continually asking herself “What do I actually like and care about?,” she realized she wanted to work at company that she truly loved and believed in. Enter: Refinery29. With the fashionable part down, Nikki turned to GA to brush up on her digital marketing skills.

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Even The White House Can’t Make Engineers Dress Up

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Silicon Valley is invading Washington, D.C., casual clothing style and all. In a newly released video from the White House’s YouTube channel, we shadow Mikey Dickerson, a former Google engineer who is the new administrator for the U.S. Digital Service team.

In this video we see Dickerson, once hired by the government to repair the flailing Healthcare.gov website, taking meetings and press conferences all on his very first day at the White House.

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Here’s Why You Are Being Ignored

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Are you struggling to get noticed at work? Stuck in a mode of fear and self-doubt leading to silly mistakes and miscommunications? In a recent interview, Sally Hogshead, the author of the #1 WSJ Best Seller of How the World Sees You offered a few tips on discovering what makes you distinctly valuable to others, so you can foster your natural strengths and communicate more effectively in your work and personal life.

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A Guide For Non-Technical Startup Founders In Need of Web Development

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As one of the partners of a Ruby on Rails software development agency, I speak with dozens of non-technical startup founders every week who are in various stages of building their first web or mobile application. The range of technical acumen, willingness to learn, and time and resources varies widely among the group.

As a firm, we’re not just competing with other NYC based agencies for their business, but also offshore devshops, freelancers, and in some cases, the prospective client who may want to execute internally.

At the end of the day, a non-technical founder who has decided that they must build something has two options: Pay someone else, or partner with people. Below are the pros and cons.

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Meet the 12-year-old Hero Behind the Braille Printer Made of LEGO

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Shubham Banerjee has been on NBC, been to the White House, and has a deal in place that swears him to secrecy on his current project – and he’s 12!

What has set this charismatic kid apart from his peer group is his mad Lego skills. While others are building fortresses and police cars with the colorful Danish construction sets, Banerjee built an open source Braille printer for the blind.

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Meet the Man Who’s Transforming Healthcare Through Data

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Patrick McNamara

When we first met Patrick, he was a student in our Data Science class. Since then, he’s taken on roles as a teaching assistant and lead instructor. He recently landed his dream job working as a data scientist for Oscar Health. Here’s his story in his own words.

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Here’s How to Learn HTML at Any Level or Budget

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Have you been thinking about learning HTML? If so, you’re not alone: These days, it  seems like nearly everyone — including New York City’s former mayor, Mike Bloomberg, who tweeted his New Year’s resolution to learn to code a few years back – is intent on learning programming languages. If you want to learn HTML, a fundamental building block for front-end web development, there’s no need to delay. Workshops and on-demand classes make it easy to learn HTML, regardless of your budget, schedule, or prior knowledge.

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Tech Summit Combines Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Science To “Re-Work” the Future

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Exponentially advancing technologies such as robotics, nanotechnology, sensors, 3D-printing and artificial intelligence are reshaping the future of society and business.

How are robotics going to impact transportation and assisted living in the home? What effect will sensors and big data created from the internet of things have in our future cities? How will nanotechnology and smart materials impact manufacturing? Will 3D printing create a new industrial revolution? How will augmented reality disrupt education?

The annual RE.WORK Technology Summit taking place in London on September 18-19 will bring together 300 technologists, entrepreneurs, innovators, and industry leaders to answer these questions and more while they explore emerging technologies that are shaping the future of business & society.

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