I’ve come across some pretty interesting things happening in the world of tech and wanted to share!
IBM is buying Red Hat for $34 bil– this story hits home, literally (can NC stand up?!) Congrats to Marc Ewing & Bob Young!
S/O to twin sisters Noushin & Negar Shabab for your advocacy for more women in cyber security!
Google has been under fire because of the way they’ve been handling internal sexual misconduct – Recently Android leader, Andy Rubin was given a $90 mil exit package despite asking for his resignation in light of sexual harassment allegations – thousands of employees are protesting incidents like this and joining forces with advocacy orgs nationwide.
Headspace is a meditation app that I absolutely LOVE and now they are helping out with the stresses we may face with politics – check them out! I try to meditate as often as possible and I can say this app has worked wonders!
Will. I. Am is disrupting the AI (Artificial Intelligence) space with Omega – (watch out Siri!) Will is making efforts to change the way we interact with the technology so that we can have normal conversations instead of feeling robotic. He’s secured $117 mil and is on his way to change the world!