CNBC: How Black Users Aare Saving Clubhouse From Becoming A Drab Hangout For Tech Bros

Clubhouse, a social media app introduced in March,allows users to gather in virtual rooms where they can communicate with one another through the mics on their iPhones.

Because the app requires an invitation, early participants were mostly from the communities around its founder and funders — basically, wealthy Silicon Valley venture capitalists and workers in the tech industry.

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The Washington Post: CES 2021 Is Still Happening — Without Vegas, Crowds, Prototypes Or Germs

For one week every January, thousands of people pour into Las Vegas to see, touch and experience the latest tech innovations at the world’s largest technology show.

Now entering its 54th year in the middle of a pandemic, CES is trying to host its massive conference virtually. But what is CES without most of the things that make it interesting to begin with?

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San Francisco Chronicle: Three Tech Predictions For 2021 From San Francisco, The Industry’s Troubled Epicenter

Welcome back to Tech Chronicle. Resolve to make this fine newsletter one of your favorite subscriptions in 2021.

There’s little appetite for looking back, and 2020 is a year we’d just as soon archive. But amid the pain and sadness, some interesting trends materialized that are worth watching in the coming year.

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CIO: 20 Worthwhile Conferences For Women In Tech

Diversity is a hot topic in the tech industry — and because it’s discussed frequently, it might be easy to feel like things have already changed. But according to a recent Women in Technology report from IDC, only 42% of women feel their employer offered equal pay, compared to 75% of men who feel the same.

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Thinkful Webinar | UX/UI Design: Creating A Design System

Incorporating a design system in your company brings lots of tangible value: faster to market times, improved UX and customer satisfaction, better internal communication, and consistency across all products. Join Thinkful in this webinar as they continue to discuss why having a design system is so important and gain hands-on experience in creating your own.

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