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Public Knowledge Releases Paper Calling for New Artificial Intelligence Authority (Public Knowledge)

Today, we’re happy to announce our newest white paper, “The Inevitability of AI Law & Policy: Preparing Government for the Era of Autonomous Machines,” by Public Knowledge General Counsel Ryan Clough. The paper argues that the rapid and pervasive rise of artificial intelligence risks exploiting the most marginalized and vulnerable in our society. To mitigate …

Information Literacy In The 21st Century (Georgia Public Broadcasting)

With a network of partnerships, Discovery Education has built a series of programs and curriculum to make classrooms more effective and engaging. Their Spotlight On Strategies series is a collection of instructional strategies broken down by skill for direct implementation. Their Top 10 series hosts lists for scaffolding student research to allow students more independence, promoting critical thinking and problem-solving, …

Resility Health Launches Android App to Combat Stress (PRWeb)

Resility Health is on a mission to reduce the negative effects of stress, and they are now adding an Android app to their existing lineup of innovative, data-driven stress management tools. This and their iOS mobile app can be used with Resility’s wearable muscle tension sensor to help people recognize when they begin to get …

Discover Data Program Aims to Ignite Interest in Data Among Middle School Students

It’s never too early to get excited about data, especially in today’s world, where connectivity and technology play such a key role in everything from marketing to entertainment to business strategy. We’re passionate about data, and we look forward to future generations sharing that passion. And to help encourage this passion, the Nielsen Foundation recently …

Here’s The Grad List For NABEF’s 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training (Radio+Television Business Report)

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) has unveiled its final list of graduates of the 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program. These individuals completed a 10-month Executive MBA-style program that teaches the fundamentals of purchasing, owning, operating and managing radio and television stations. This year’s program sponsors include Beasley Broadcast Group, Cox Media Group, Fox TV Stations, Futuri, Gray …

NABEF Announces Leadership Training Graduates (TVNewsCheck)

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced the 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) class graduated this month following a 10-month Executive MBA-style program that teaches the fundamentals of purchasing, owning, operating and managing radio and television stations. The program targets senior level broadcast executives who aspire to advance as group executives or station owners. To encourage diversity in broadcasting, NABEF …

13 Ecosystem Builders That Are Boosting Startup Growth (Tech.co)

Tampa Bay Wave is a leading tech accelerator in the southeast, that supported over 150 tech startups and 250 entrepreneurs, and a proud member of the Global Accelerator Network. Their coworking space is designed to help tech companies of all sizes, and they recently launched a Tech Diversity Accelerator program with the Nielsen Foundation. “Having …

Tampa Bay’s technology community tackles diversity (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

Increased access and opportunity — not quotas — are what’s needed to level the playing field for minorities, women and LGBT technology founders. That was the consensus of a panel of thought leaders gathered for Tampa Bay Wave’s kickoff of its TechDiversity Accelerator program, an initiative supported by The Nielsen Foundation to foster the growth of diverse …

Panel shares actionable steps to increase tech diversity (St. Pete Catalyst)

Tampa Bay Wave and the Nielsen Foundation are teaming up to bring diversity to the startup world. Their partnership is a first-of-its-kind initiative to specifically target diverse startups for accelerators services. To kick off their accelerator, Tampa Bay Wave hosted a Tech Diversity Panel Tuesday at Rooftop 220 in Tampa. Tampa Bay Wave defines diverse startups as 51 percent …