ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

WASHINGTON //BDPA-DC// — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of 2018 featured a very dynamic session on transportation with significant technical and critical infrastructure overtones. This … Continue reading ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

Tech juggernauts are returning to Capitol Hill for a new round of hearings

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

BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

NEW ORLEANS, LA—BDPACON18, the combined global tech conference co-hosted by National BDPA, National Society of Blacks in Computing (NSBC), and the Institute for African American Mentoring in Computer Sciences (iAAMCS) … Continue reading BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

Bracketology algorithms are getting smarter

San Antonio, TX—Back in the day shortly after the turn of the century, Ed Feng was a Ph.D. student at Stanford studying chemical engineering. At the time, he never thought … Continue reading Bracketology algorithms are getting smarter

D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Boring Company is working with an as-yet unnamed firm, possibly Hyperloop One, to build a line between New York City and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.  … Continue reading D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

‘Black Panther’ Opens Worldwide

Disney superhero sci-fi blockbuster reveals new technology we may soon see SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – (L-R) Actor Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, and director Ryan Coogler hold placard (above) … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Opens Worldwide

Apple TV 4K brings home the magic of cinema with 4K and HDR

Cupertino, CA — Apple today introduced the new Apple TV 4K designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home. With support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR), Apple … Continue reading Apple TV 4K brings home the magic of cinema with 4K and HDR

BDPA Members Talk Tech & Disruption in Philly for Tech Week

PHILADELPHIA, PA—How does one change the way we think about business? How does one keep up with constantly changing markets in software-defined ecosystems? How can one utilize new technologies to … Continue reading BDPA Members Talk Tech & Disruption in Philly for Tech Week

Google’s New Gadgets Phone ‘Home’

Alphabet, Inc. Dials-Up ‘Pixel’ to Launch Google’s AI Thrust by Tim Higgins and Nathan Olivarez-Giles SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Google, ubiquitous in internet search but long trailing in consumer hardware, announced today its new … Continue reading Google’s New Gadgets Phone ‘Home’