Seattle tech firm to end ICE contracts after developer deletes code in protest
by Globalist Staff
Chef's announcement that it will not renew its contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection came after an ex-employee protested by deleting his own code.
Oct 9, 2019
Black women STEM professionals examine the costs of code-switching
by Diya Khanna
At the Black Women in STEM 2.0 event “Code Switching or Soul Switching,” panelists examined the dilemma of "fitting in" or "standing in your truth."
May 2, 2019
Thai space startup launches experiments with Bezos rocket
by Taylor McAvoy
A Thai satellite startup used a Bezos-built rocket to launch food, experiments, and cultural objects into space last month just to see what would happen.
Aug 14, 2018
Tech entrepreneurship on the rise for women in Cameroon
by Global Press News Service
Three women in Cameroon are harnessing the potential of digital tools to build entrepreneurial successes for women throughout Africa.
Nov 7, 2017
An open letter to white-collar Seattle transplants
by Cynthia Brothers
Hey there new Seattle transplants — here's a few tips to help you avoid screwing up your new home.
Feb 9, 2016
‘The Unicorn Files’ busts the myth that girl geeks don’t exist
by Reagan Jackson
'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.
Jun 18, 2015
Facebook’s first Habesha reflects on her refugee roots
by Sarah Stuteville
With the help of an innovative internship program, Eritrean refugee Selam Zecharias found a place in a Seattle tech world dominated by white men.
Nov 21, 2014
Seattle Singaporeans talk startups
by Ruchika Tulshyan
Singapore tends to be a pretty risk-averse place. But Seattle is attracting some of the Southeast Asian city-state’s most entrepreneurial citizens.
Nov 14, 2013
MercyCorps connects geeks from Gaza to Seattle
by Ansel Herz
Seattle is a veritable technology hub. It’s home to two of the biggest tech companies on the planet, Microsoft and Amazon. Hundreds of geeks are hard at work in Seattle offices, creating the next-generation of computer and web products. But we can’t claim geeks as our own. Anywhere there’s electricity and a connection to the […]
Feb 8, 2012