Jyotsna Kaki is a program manager at Google, where she works with the central accessibility testing team. Kaki shares her journey on how she lost her eyesight while she was doing her undergraduate studies. She had to relearn a lot of things and also got interested in how technology can be made accessible for differently… Continue Reading
We are very excited to share that Season 1 and Season 2 of our Women in Science and Tech from Silicon Valley is airing on Las Vegas PBS station from August through September 2018. You can catch the show on the local cable channel – COX 111 on Sundays at 7.30 pm PST. The series… Continue Reading
What is brain plasticity? Ever wondered about it? Dr. Michael Merzenich, professor emeritus neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco helps us understand what is brain plasticity or neuro plasticity. Our brain changes throughout our life and every time we acquire an ability or a new skill the brain is evolving itself points out Dr.… Continue Reading
Albert Einstein has an interesting connection to Silicon Valley explains Tony Misch, Director, Lick Observatory Historical Collections. Turns out that Einstein’s famous theory of relativity needed to be proven and it was an astronomer from Lick Observatory in Silicon Valley, who helped prove the theory in 1922 shares Misch. This is a highlight of an… Continue Reading
We are very excited to share that Arizona Public Media (AZPM), which is Southern Arizona’s NPR and PBS affiliate is airing our 13-Part Series on Women in Science and Technology from Silicon Valley. Each episode airs thrice: Sundays at 1.30 am and 5.30 am and Tuesdays at 11.30 am on Cox 82 and Comcast 396.… Continue Reading
“My mother is my role model,” shares Bill Atkinson, who is well-known for his pioneering work at Apple Computers.QuickDraw,MacPaint,HyperCard,dropdown menu are some of the things that Atkinson created when he was with Apple.He then went on to co-found General Magic with Andy Hertzfeld and Marc Porat. We caught with Atkinson during the San Jose premiere… Continue Reading
KSMQ-TV, PBS member station in Austin, MN is broadcasting Season 2 of our 13-part TV series on Women in Science and Tech from Silicon Valley. The series airs on Sundays at 9.30 pm CST from July through mid-September 2018.