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Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online retail giant, … 171 more words


How Seattle's Well-Intentioned Planning Experiment Went Wrong

This post originally appeared on Next City; learn more about Next City and its mission here.

When the city of Seattle began drafting a proposal to increase density and improve housing affordability across the city, known as the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, or… 1,212 more words

City Hall

Twitter doesn't have quite as many white employees as it did last year

But there are still a lot. Twitter just released its first diversity report since hiring Jeffrey Siminoff, the former director of worldwide inclusion and diversity at Apple, in December 2015.  480 more words


IBM Slovenia Successfully Renewed the Full Family Friendly Certificate

By Maja Stopajnik
Recently, IBM Slovenia successfully renewed the full Family Friendly Certificate for the second time in a row. The Certificate represents a consulting-audit process and it is granted by a… 236 more words


Book Review: The Smoking Mirror by David Bowles

Reviewed by Cris Rhodes

 DESCRIPTION FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Carol and Johnny Garza are 12-year-old twins whose lives in a small Texas town are forever changed by their mother’s unexplained disappearance. 1,126 more words

Latinx Literature

Tech employees protest in front of Palantir HQ over fears it will build Trump's Muslim registry

Silicon Valley is no stranger to protests against tech companies. But it’s unusual when the tech workers themselves protest tech. Such was the case this morning in front of… 561 more words


B-STAR: A Pathway to Success

Transitioning to college life can be a challenge, even for the most talented of students. The first few months are critical – students are learning to navigate their courses and campus resources, developing study skills, and forging their first friendships. 955 more words

Higher Education