VIDEO: WOMEN IN TECH SERIES – NANCY ZAYED OF MAGICCUBE ON STEM EDUCATION

Why is stem education important? It explains us things and teaches us to be data-driven and evidence-based shares Nancy Zayed, founder and CTO of MagicCube of Silicon Valley. And this is not to undermine intuition Zayed adds. A lot of innovation happens when liberal arts folks join and help find a different angle for tech companies she says.

Watch the full interview with Zayed here.

This is part of our Women in Science, Tech & Business series sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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VIDEO: JEANNETTE WALLS ON THE GLASS CASTLE, WOODY HARRELSON, NAOMI WATTS & BRIE LARSON

I sat down with journalist and author Jeannette Walls to talk about her memoir The Glass Castle that is now a Hollywood film. The film stars Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts and others. The film releases on August 11, 2017.

Walls grew up poor and lived in a home with no running water or electricity. She left home at 17 for Manhattan, where she completed her high school and started working for a local newspaper in Brooklyn. Walls then went on get her undergraduate degree from Barnard College and became a journalist. She worked as a gossip columnist for MSNBC. While covering stories about celebrities Walls realized that she had never shared her story of a gritty and nomadic childhood, where her family lived in cars, abandoned buildings and foraged for food .The irony did not escape Walls that she now lived in a nice apartment, while her homeless parents lived in an abandoned building and foraged for food. The dissonance did not escape her and that prompted her to write her memoir that became a best-seller.

We also have a highlight of an upcoming interview with filmmaker Alexandra Dean on her documentary Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story. Lamar was not just a beautiful actress, but also an inventor. The film releases in November 2017.

This interview was aired on TV in the US.

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VIDEO: ALEXANDRA DEAN ON BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Filmmaker Alexandra Dean wrote and directed a new documentary on Hedy Lamarr, who was a Hollywood actress and an inventor. Lamarr was often described as the “most beautiful woman in the world” But, what was little known is that Lamarr was an inventor and her invention paved the way for bluetooth, GPS, wi-fi and other technologies.

In this excerpt from an upcoming interview Dean shares why she made the film on Lamarr, and how she was inspired by her.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story releases in the US in November 2017.

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VIDEO: ROBOTIC BARISTA AT CAFE X IN SAN FRANCISCO

A robot barista whipping up your order of coffee you ask? Yes, meet Gordon your robotic barista at  Cafe X. Gordon whips up your choice of  latte, cappuccino or espresso from local coffee companies like Peet’s (the first Peet’s opened in Berkeley), Verve or AKA. Cafe X is located at the Metreon shopping center in San Francisco. Supposedly this is the first cafe in the US with a robotic barista.

Cafe X is the brain child of Henry Hu, who was a Thiel fellow. Hu has raised about $5 million in seed round.

This video was shot and edited on iPhone 7 plus.

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WOMEN IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS SERIES AIRING ON PBS STATIONS

Our 9-part series on Women in Science, Technology and Business from Silicon Valley is airing on PBS College Station, TX on Sundays at 11.30 am CST. The first episode aired on Sunday, Aug 9, 2017 and the last episode airs on Sunday, September 3, 2017.

And, starting on Friday, Sept 8th the series will air on Sacramento’s PBS channel KVIE2 at 6.30 am PST. The last episode will air on Friday, Nov 3rd at 6.30 am PST.

Earlier in July, Austin’s PBS station KLRU aired one of the episodes from our Women in Science, Technology and Business series.

A big thank you to these PBS stations for airing our series in Women in Science, Technology and Business sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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