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Grace Hopper sits behind the UNIVAC (universal automatic computer) keyboard in the early '60s. As a mathematician and rear admiral in the US Navy, she helped design the UNIVAC I and many other related systems.

New book sheds light on overlooked women pioneers who paved the way for today’s internet

Sure, you have heard of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. But what about Grace Hopper and Elizabeth Feinler?

New book sheds light on overlooked women pioneers who paved the way for today’s internet
Activity using Strava's tracking technologies such as the one above has helped the company produce a heat map of the world using one billion total activities.

Recent discovery on Strava heat map points out the ease of leaking data through social media platforms

Recent discovery on Strava heat map points out the ease of leaking data through social media platforms
Roommates

Unlikely roommates: A Holocaust survivor and grandchild of Nazis share a home in California

Unlikely roommates: A Holocaust survivor and grandchild of Nazis share a home in California
An ad from the pro-soda tax campaign in three Bay Area cities. Public health researchers say Berkeley's 2015 soda tax has reduced consumption of sugary drinks by 21 percent.

Grocers and health advocates are at odds over an Oakland 'soda tax' — and low-income communities are on the front line

Grocers and health advocates are at odds over an Oakland 'soda tax' — and low-income communities are on the front line
Menkir Tamrath holds up two jars of Ethiopian blends spices, Berbere and Mitmita, from plants he grows on his farm in Sunol, California.

This MBA missed the tastes of Ethiopia — so he starting growing it for himself

This MBA missed the tastes of Ethiopia — so he starting growing it for himself