Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money to grow, grow, grow, but you’re not. You don’t have the engineers to get it done.” The board can’t miss that you only seem able to hire men. So your dev team is shorthanded.
Years ago, I had the experience of meeting Donald Trump. I worked in city government in New York and he wanted to buy a building from the city. (He pitched poorly, and totally misread his civic nerd audience, telling us over and over how Britney Spears had a whole floor of rooms at his hotel….)
He did say one thing that’s stuck in my mind ever since:
Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.
To Help Create Jobs in your Community, It’s as Easy as Unpack, Repack and Give Back
Goodwill is partnering with leading retailers to make it easy for online shoppers to reuse, repurpose and recycle textiles and clothing this holiday season. Launched one year ago, in time for Cyber Monday, the Give Back Box platform leverages e-commerce to allow people to donate items in a unique and convenient way, without having to leave the comfort of their homes.
A textile company transforming trash into thread and a venture employing a wind system that generates high-voltage energy without turbines are amongst projects being supported to tackle societal and environmental problems.
The second in our series of accelerator programmes is being launched in New York to support entrepreneurs create a significant number of jobs in the green economy.
Moderator: Philip Reitinger, President & CEO, Global Cyber Alliance Panelists: Cyrus Vance, Jr., New York Country District Attorney Jacob Olcott, VP of Business Development, BitSight Technologies Yurie Ito, Founder & Executive Director, CyberGreen Scott Carpenter, Managing Director, Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) For Engineering jobs: http://bit.ly/23gXZzd
Built In NYC proudly presents the 2016 list of the Top 100 Digital Companies in New York City. The list ranks digital tech employers of all varieties, from direct-to-consumer e-commerce startups to software powerhouses, based on local, full-time employee count.
Ever since research scientists coined the term ‘artificial intelligence’ more than sixty years ago, the idea of a self-thinking computer has occupied a special place in the public consciousness. But now companies seem to have come around to the idea that, with enough technology and talent, A.I. can become an actual product.