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Wrapping up the Summer of Code at the Googleplex

Google Summer of Code annual Mentor Summit
Over 280 attendees representing 177 mentoring organizations gathered for a two-day, code-munity extravaganza celebrating the conclusion of Google...Read more

We all need to take it offline now and then

get offline
We're at a particularly interesting time in technology, the Internet, the open source movements, and what accessibility means. We get the ability to...Read more

How civic hackers can build apps that last

open government apps
This is a condensed version of the blog post: Hey Civic Hackers! How about leaving the ninja skills at home and building really useful applications?...Read more

In Hacker Highschool, students learn to redesign the future

Knowledge is power: A hacker's curriculum
It might sound strange, but every industry and profession could benefit from an employee as creative, resourceful, and motivated as a hacker. Hackers...Read more

Generation Facebook and higher education

I read Gary Hamel's piece, The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500 , with great interest. In it, he talks about the tensions that traditional,...Read more

The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500

The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of “Generation F” – the Facebook Generation. At a minimum, they’...Read more