Net Neutrality’s Brain Drain and Distraction

By Jason A. Llorenz, Rutgers University School of Communication & Information As a national community, we debate and think often about the impact of the Internet on our lives. The issues that emerge in those conversations are tied to real needs – for affordable connectivity,...

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White, Asian men rule the roost at Twitter

By Elizabeth Weise and Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO — Succumbing to growing public pressure, Twitter released the gender and ethnic breakdown of its work force Wednesday, showing that it looks like most other major technology companies: overwhelming male, white and Asian. In the...

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Think. Create. Wireless.

By Nydia Gutierrez, Mobile Technology Advocate Next week, nearly 2,000 people will gather at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the National Council of La Raza’s convention, the largest annual event for Latino leaders and advocates in the country. This year’s theme is “Think. Create....

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LATINOS LOSE WHEN LATINOS ATTACK LATINOS

By Martin Chavez, Senior Advisor Starting out as a volunteer with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in California during my college days, spending 17 years in elected office, working countless initiatives to better our communities and now serving on the Board of Directors of MALDEF,...

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Europe shows U.S. how not to regulate the Internet

By Christopher S. Yoo, U-T San Diego As the Federal Communications Commission considers whether to regulate the Internet as a public utility, it should look to the real-world experiences of other countries which have followed that course. Consider Europe, which has long subjected the Internet...

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Status update: Facebook not so diverse

Jessica Guynn, USATODAY, June 26, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook, the world’s most popular social network, released statistics on the makeup of its workforce that do not reflect the demographics of its users around the globe. The lopsided numbers are just the latest from a...

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