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Immigration, The H-1B Visa, And The Tech Industry: Why It Matters

Passport

Guest article by Jason Finkelman. Jason Finkelman is an Austin immigration attorney focused on serving international individuals and domestic and foreign businesses in a variety of business-based and family-based immigration matters. Finkelman Law works with entrepreneurs, investors, startups, and companies across all employment sectors to obtain work visas and lawful permanent residence. Amidst the tweets revealing the […]

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Safety Tech: Self-security In The 21st Century

Street Harassment

Recently, a video was released of a woman, Shoshana Roberts, walking through the streets of New York, being harassed as she goes. Putting aside issues (and there are issues) of the races that were edited out, it’s important to note that her experience was quite sadly typical for a New Yorker. The culture of the New […]

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CodeBabes.com: Sexism’s Newest Face In Technology

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In tech industry-heavy cities, there’s a running joke that goes like this:  “I have been displaced from my residence because rent has gone up 200 percent and insanely wealthy young tech workers are moving into my place.” “Urr, what are you, stupid!? Just learn to code.” Okay, it’s not much of a joke and it’s […]

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Techfiction: The Surprising, And Anachronistic, Tech In The World Of Noah

Noah screaming Russel Crowe

Recently, members of the Techcitement Crew were subjected to the movie Noah by Darren Aronofsky via the Ludovico Technique. Thanks, Dr. Brodsky! The movie based around the Biblical flood stars Russell Crowe as a bearded, rage-filled, and shouting Noah. Some of us found the movie to be a tired, slightly derivative work, wandering off the […]

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