Tech in Oakland

Oakland tech hub fights for diversity

24 Jan , 2016  

project oakland

Original article by Jessica Guynn – USA Today OAKLAND — Just miles yet a world away from Silicon Valley is a budding tech hub where talk of racial inequality is as common as talk of stock options. This is by design. Entrepreneurs and community activists here are working to turn Oakland into a national model for re-engineering the tech […]

Tech in Oakland

As Tech Firms Come to Oakland, so do Hopes of Racial Diversity

16 Jan , 2016  

Tech firms come to Oakland

 Original article by Pendarvis Harshaw  – Youth Radio Adan Faudoa, 24, grew up in the Bay Area, near Silicon Valley, but he didn’t always think he’d be a tech guy. His dad had other plans for him. “As a kid, my dad was a big gear head,” Faudoa says, “so, he was pushing me in […]