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Berkeley: A Nexus between Art and Technology

As long as there’s been art, there have been technological innovations that shaped and influenced it. Michelangelo’s painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, for instance, at least partially owes its profound [Read entire story]

Berkeley Public Schools: The Future of STEM Education

If it takes a village to raise a child, Berkeley is showing that it takes a community of dedicated organizations, businesses and institutions to educate children for the 21st century. Through hands-on STEM education [Read entire story]

Follow the Cyclotron Road

When Amazon released the Kindle Fire HDX in 2013, reviewers universally praised the clarity and colors of the e-reader’s display. Lost in all the hype was that the “quantum dots” that make the Fire HDX’s [Read entire story]

UC Berkeley Innovation Infrastructure Drives Local Entrepreneurship

The University of California, Berkeley is well-known as one of the top universities on the planet. Academically, UC Berkeley is consistently named the top public university in the country. Of Cal’s 52 graduate [Read entire story]

Helping businesses start up and grow

Berkeley’s Office of Economic Development, Berkeley Labs and UC Berkeley thrive on helping businesses at every stage. Here are some resources to help businesses to get started and grow: BERKELEY'S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC [Read entire story]

CA officials: Grid is fine despite loss of solar power

As the sun’s shape dwindled to a slender crescent on Monday, managers of California’s electrical grid assured a not-terribly-nervous public that they had this whole solar eclipse thing well in hand. [Read entire story]

Scott Shenker: Creative thinking finds answers

In a family of overachievers, making a name for yourself can be hard. Scott Shenker was born into one of those families, but he has nonetheless earned himself great distinction in both academia and industry. Try telling [Read entire story]

Amy E. Herr: Scientific innovation for the future

Equal parts scientist, teacher, mentor, and business innovator, Amy E. Herr wears many hats. What unites her work across her various roles is her dedication to improving lives through science, technology, engineering and [Read entire story]

Mike Alvarez Cohen: Cultivating local resources

Through his professional roles in the public and private spheres, Mike Alvarez Cohen embodies the spirit of public-private partnership that makes Berkeley a cradle of innovation. As Director of Innovation Ecosystem [Read entire story]

To fit into Silicon Valley, wear these wool shoes

Silicon Valley goes through its own unique shoe crazes. There were Vibrams. There were Crocs. Now comes the Allbird, a knit wool loafer. In uncomfortable times, Silicon Valley has turned to a comfortable [Read entire story]

Top Dog Friendly Restaurants in the Bay Area

Top Dog Friendly Restaurants in the Bay Area

The list is endless when choosing a place to eat in the Bay Area, but it seems that only a few are truly dog friendly. If looking for a place that both you and your pooch can enjoy, here are some of the hottest...Photo [Read entire story]

Bay Area Cafe Gets $63,000 Grant to Expand Refugee Program

Bay Area Cafe Gets $63,000 Grant to Expand Refugee Program

A Berkeley-based coffee shop was awarded a $63,000 "Opportunity For All" grant by the Starbucks Foundation this week, allowing the small cafe to expand its barista training program that aids refugees. Photo Credit: NBC [Read entire story]

Corrections, Aug. 20

Cypher puzzle, Aug. 13, Datebook, Page 55 The Cypher puzzle misstated the name of the airline captain who landed his disabled plane in the Hudson River in 2009 and was the subject of the [Read entire story]

Chinese video game rakes in cash, draws young rule breakers

SHANGHAI — In China, teenagers can purchase a fake ID online for as little as $2. Is it for buying booze? Subverting the state? Many simply want to play a game on their phones. More than 200 million [Read entire story]

Evidence of a toxic environment for women in economics

A pathbreaking new study of online conversations among economists describes and quantifies a workplace culture that appears to amount to outright hostility toward women in parts of the economics profession. [Read entire story]

Infosys chief quits after battle with founders

NEW DELHI — India Inc. suffered a new blow Friday when the CEO of one of the country’s leading technology outsourcing companies suddenly resigned, a surprise move he attributed to “a continuous drumbeat of [Read entire story]

Infosys chief quits after battle with founders

NEW DELHI — India Inc. suffered a new blow Friday when the CEO of one of the country’s leading technology outsourcing companies suddenly resigned, a surprise move he attributed to “a continuous drumbeat of [Read entire story]

High-tech U.S. plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

NORWOOD, Ohio — Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M [Read entire story]

High-tech U.S. plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle

NORWOOD, Ohio — Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company’s plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M [Read entire story]

Taylor Swift’s blank space; Foot Locker’s plunge; Webster’s fun

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