JAM

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Name: Jose Marquez
Date registered: January 15, 2010
URL: http://www.a-lista.org

Latest posts

  1. TechLatino Guest Blogger: Jeremy Straub – Artificial intelligence cyber attacks are coming – but what does that mean? — August 29, 2017
  2. TechLatino Congratulates Alejandra Y. Castillo as the New CEO of YMCA USA — August 29, 2017
  3. TechLatino, Univision and Fusion TV announced The Creative Thread Foundation. — August 21, 2017
  4. @TechLatino Joins Univision and Fusion TV Making a Ground-Breaking Announcement of The Creative Thread Foundation. — August 21, 2017
  5. Americans’ Wireless Data Usage Continues to Skyrocket Report Says — August 8, 2017

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Aug 29

TechLatino Guest Blogger: Jeremy Straub – Artificial intelligence cyber attacks are coming – but what does that mean?

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  The next major cyberattack could involve artificial intelligence systems. It could even happen soon: At a recent cybersecurity conference, 62 industry professionals, out of the 100 questioned, said they thought the first AI-enhanced cyberattack could come in the next 12 months. This doesn’t mean robots will be marching down Main Street. Rather, artificial intelligence …

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Aug 29

TechLatino Congratulates Alejandra Y. Castillo as the New CEO of YMCA USA

YWCA USA today announced its board of directors has selected Alejandra Y. Castillo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective September 18, 2017. “This is the perfect time for Alejandra Castillo to become YWCA USA’s next CEO. We have selected a bold leader who will further our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women,” said Sylvia Hill Fields, YWCA USA national board chair. “Alejandra’s ability to navigate complex …

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Aug 21

TechLatino, Univision and Fusion TV announced The Creative Thread Foundation.

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Through this foundation, they have brought together passionate, marquee talent to help us identify the next generation of content creators and build a pipeline of diverse talent that is representative of the diversity of our country. The announcement furthers the network’s commitment to delivering enriching content that authentically represents today’s America. It is bringing together …

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Aug 21

@TechLatino Joins Univision and Fusion TV Making a Ground-Breaking Announcement of The Creative Thread Foundation.

Univision and Fusion TV made a ground-breaking announcement on the launch of The Creative Thread Foundation.  Through this foundation, they have brought together passionate, marquee talent to help us identify the next generation of content creators and build a pipeline of diverse talent that is representative of the diversity of our country. The announcement furthers …

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Aug 08

Americans’ Wireless Data Usage Continues to Skyrocket Report Says

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CTIA Annual Wireless Industry Survey CTIA’s annual wireless industry survey develops industry-wide information drawn from operational member and non-member wireless service providers. It has been conducted since January 1985, originally as a cellular-only survey instrument, and now including PCS, ESMR, AWS and 700 MHz license holders. No break-out of results specific to spectrum bands or …

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Aug 08

We All Agree on the Need for a Balanced Spectrum Policy

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In an era of sharply divided views, it’s refreshing to see policymakers of all political stripes line up behind the idea that responding to this country’s mobile broadband needs requires the right balance of licensed and unlicensed spectrum. At a recent Senate Commerce Hearing on FCC nominations, many participants recognized the need for additional spectrum …

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Aug 08

As seen in Diversity Inc. Google CEO Defends Employee’s Right to Express Unpopular Views, Condemns ‘Harmful’ Portions

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CEO Sundar Pichai said “much of what was in” misogynistic memo from engineer “is fair to debate, regardless of whether a vast majority … disagree,” but said language “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was “not OK.” The employee reportedly has been fired. By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio / August 8, 2017   Google CEO Sundar Pichai has broken his …

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Aug 08

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

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“It’s not worth thinking about this as an isolated incident and instead a manifestation of what ails all of Silicon Valley.” says Jose Marquez, CEO of @Techlatino: the National Association of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology. “We have been saying this all along.”  Update 8/5/17 6:39 PM: This post has been updated to note …

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Aug 08

Why Women Get to No. 2 but are Still Rarely Named CEO

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Only about 6% of the Fortune 500 are led by women CEOs, and a persistent question — a half-century after the stirrings of the modern women’s movement — is why there are not more. Stubborn barriers impede the way even when when men in positions of power genuinely think they want to promote women to …

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Jul 15

Member Spotlight: Yeny Malaver, 1st VP, Suntrust Bank – A Story of Perseverance and Courage

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Turning $300 into the American Dream.    As a college student studying finance in Colombia, Yeny Malaver, now 37, faced a grim reality: Even once she completed her degree, a career might always be out of reach. “I didn’t have any connections, and in Colombia it’s all about connections,” she says. So in 2001 (and …

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