Are you looking for a good investment? Check out All Star Code (ASC) and support the potential of our greatest resource–our youth! ASC is a non-profit initiative that prepares qualified young men of color for full-time employment in the technology industry by providing mentorship, industry exposure, and intensive training in computer science. They are dedicated to closing the opportunity gap between young men of color and the tech industry and held their second Summer Benefit in East Hampton on Saturday, July 25, 2015. It was a perfect evening all around. The weather was incredible, the location unforgettable and
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THE BUZZ: On October 16, 2014, I attended the First Annual Silicon Harlem Conference. Silicon Harlem is focused on transforming Harlem into a technology and innovation hub. The event brought together Harlem’s own leaders such as Congressman Charles Rangel (U.S. Representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District) and Gale Brewer (Manhattan Borough President) as well as other national influencers such as Dr. Frances Colon (Deputy Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State).
In the News…
* How much is too much exercise? (The Globe and Mail-08/17/14)
* Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients (Chicago Tribune-08/16/14)
* Our Internal Sleep Clocks Are Out of Sync (The Wall Street Journal-08/15/14)
* Smartphone stress: Are you a victim of ‘always on’ culture? (BBC-08/14/14)
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man’s humanity to man.
- Maya Angelou
BRAIN HEALTH: How can neuroscience-based innovation enhance behavioral and brain health? This was the question at the SharpBrains Virtual Summit, which brought together 170 participants from 19 countries. More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from brain-based health and productivity challenges resulting in a global economic burden of more than $2 trillion. According to a recent survey, the number one fear of Baby Boomers is getting Alzheimer’s — the debilitating disease that slowly killed my father.