HAMPTON, VA (BDPA Hampton Roads) — NASA announced today one of America’s beloved “Human Computers,” Katherine Johnson, has died at the age of 101. Ms. Johnson was a pioneering Hampton … Continue reading NASA Mourns the Passing of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson
LAS VEGAS, NV — This week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a unique digital health paper recommending best practices for using wearable technology to manage … Continue reading CTA, HRS Unveil Recommendations for Managing Personal Health With Wearables at CES 2020
MEMPHIS, TN — BDPA Memphis Student Members graduated this week with Computer Science Degrees from the University of Memphis. Other BDPA Student Members not only graduated with Computer Science Degrees, … Continue reading BDPA Memphis Welcomes new Computer Science Graduates to Industry
The Celestial Body (‘CB’) — the Sun, a Moon, a planet, and stars — have provided us a reference for measuring the passage of time throughout our existence. Ancient civilizations … Continue reading A Walk Through ‘CB’ Time – Ancient Calendars
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Your company struggles with finding diverse talent; it’s not a pipeline problem. It’s a buy-in, bias, branding and business case problem. Unconscious bias is like an … Continue reading It’s Not a Pipeline Problem
HUNTSVILLE, AL — National BDPA’s Huntsville Chapter was given the opportunity to train students about STEM at Mae Jemison High School. BDPA Members Bernard Nealy, Brandon Fields, Pat King and Jason … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville Helps Students Get Wired Up!
RIDGECREST, CA — The Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern California on July 4, 2019 at 10:34 am local time (17:34 UTC). The … Continue reading A.I. and neural networks — better earthquake predictions or detection?
WASHINGTON — On May 8, 2019, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) formally introduced a bill that she and others hope will help to stop federal agencies from overlooking Black-, other … Continue reading Norton’s New Bill Encourages U.S. Government to Increase Minority and Women-Owned Media participation in Advertising Contracts
WASHINGTON—BDPA’s annual Earth Day Tech Summit, #CyberEarth19, was presented in Washington, D.C. to Industry, BDPA Members, Student Members, parents, and regional high school coding competition (HSCC) team leaders (cover photo) … Continue reading Coders discuss models and forecasts with NOAA during annual Earth Day Tech Summit
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) promotes the U.S. economy and public welfare by providing technical leadership for the Nation’s measurement and … Continue reading NIST Reports on Computer Systems Technology
bdpatoday — According to IBM’s Think Academy, quantum computing has the potential to solve some of the world’s most complex problems. So how are quantum computers different from traditional computers and … Continue reading What is Quantum Computing?
WASHINGTON — Now under attack by POTUS, meet the new wolves of ‘K Street’. Ahead of tech executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter heading to more hearings in front of … Continue reading Tech juggernauts are returning to Capitol Hill for a new round of hearings