Bail tech?

It seems that every week, a new viral video from HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver makes its way into the (inter)national discussion about very serious issues. And it appears that the show’s airing its treatment even has some immediate real-world impact – the “John Oliver effect” (TIME). The list of topics Last Week has addressed…

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T4A.org to host Online TechTable: “Reinvent Technology to Stop Ebola”

SAN FRANCISCO, California—October 23, 2014—In two weeks, T4A.org will host its ninth Online TechTable in partnership with Reinventors Network, entitled, “Reinvent Technology to Stop Ebola.” The TechTable will stream live on Google Hangouts on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. PST. Peter Leyden, Founder & CEO of Reinventors Network, will host the TechTable, which will seek…

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Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent – NYTimes.com

“When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong. I was on the receiving end of a few of those calls. But nothing shocked me more than something Mr. Jobs…

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Toolkit: Keeping Yourself Safe Online

This week’s publication of the sensitive information of a handful of celebrities has highlighted the fact that many of us, especially high-profile individuals, are subject to malicious attacks by would-be wrongdoers. Whether the attacks on Ms. Lawrence et al. over the weekend were made possible by an iCloud security oversight or simply bad passwords, it made clear that we…

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This week in interesting reading

Tech giants get Obama’s ear on NSA. “Tech leaders took full advantage of their White House invitation Tuesday, sidestepping a conversation on HealthCare.gov and federal acquisition for one on NSA and surveillance reform.” Attendees included Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Google Executive Chairman Eric…

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Tuesdays with T4A: Jim Greer (12/17/13)

Jim Greer is the founder and CEO of Kongregate, a web and mobile platform that combines over 75,000 games with achievements, profiles, and virtual goods and other community features. He joined the Board of T4A.org in October. Read and view (Jim answered his questions in the form of images!) about how he got arrested in…

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This week in interesting reading

While we always try to share our favorite articles over Twitter and Facebook, this week we will begin including a weekly best-of list here on our blog. There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show. The Wire creator David Simon on the divide between rich and poor in America, and how capitalism…

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Tuesdays with T4A: Jonathan Sposato (12/10/13)

Jonathan Sposato is the chairman of Geekwire LLC. He was the CEO of Picnik, an online photo editing service, which was acquired by Google in 2010. Sposato also took part in the creation of Microsoft’s Xbox. After Microsoft, Sposato’s first big hit was Phatbits, a tech startup that created a platform for developing mini-XML apps…

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