technology jobs http://wlrn.org en FAU Calls On Techies And Entrepreneurs To Improve Cyber Security http://wlrn.org/post/fau-calls-techies-and-entrepreneurs-improve-cyber-security <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Florida Atlantic University has started a collaborative project to bring South Florida tech entrepreneurs' businesses to life.</span></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:11:27 +0000 Julia Duba 36343 at http://wlrn.org FAU Calls On Techies And Entrepreneurs To Improve Cyber Security Gov. Rick Scott Wants Job Training, Teacher Internships To Develop STEM Workers http://wlrn.org/post/gov-rick-scott-wants-job-training-teacher-internships-develop-stem-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Rick Scott spent Monday touring high-tech South Florida companies looking to hire.</span></p><p>He wants to make sure firms like Boca Raton's Modernizing Medicine, which designs electronic medical record systems, have workers ready.</p><p>“I’ve got kids and even... grandkids – the jobs of the future are going to be science, technology, engineering and math-related," said Scott, a Republican. "So we need to do workforce training in those areas.”</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:19:56 +0000 John O'Connor 35921 at http://wlrn.org Gov. Rick Scott Wants Job Training, Teacher Internships To Develop STEM Workers Miami’s Not A Top Start-Up City, Says Silicon Valley Leader http://wlrn.org/post/miami-s-not-top-start-city-says-silicon-valley-leader <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-up enthusiasts gathered Monday for <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/live/events/start-up-city-miami/2014/" target="_blank">Start-Up City: Miami</a>. The Atlantic magazine organized the conference to promote South Florida’s potential as a great place to start a tech company. </span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:31:09 +0000 Elaine Chen 30081 at http://wlrn.org Miami’s Not A Top Start-Up City, Says Silicon Valley Leader Your Employer May Well Know You’re Reading This http://wlrn.org/post/your-employer-may-well-know-you-re-reading <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ask your boss if she likes this story. With the right software she could be monitoring every key stroke and screen shot of your company-issued smart phone or computer. Every single day. Every word you say.</span></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:17:02 +0000 Kenny Malone 26067 at http://wlrn.org Your Employer May Well Know You’re Reading This What The Lack Of Asian-Americans Says About Miami http://wlrn.org/post/what-lack-asian-americans-says-about-miami <p>“Miami is the face of America's future” is a refrain I’ve heard often.&nbsp; It seems a point of pride that Miami is leading the rest of the country in our racial diversity.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But this statement is only true if you disregard people like me, Asian-Americans.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. population is about six percent Asian-American. Chicago has a slightly higher share, and Boston and New York have about 10 percent and 14 percent, respectively.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:41:35 +0000 Elaine Chen 17227 at http://wlrn.org What The Lack Of Asian-Americans Says About Miami U.S. Lags In Science & Tech Education, While Science Fairs Boom In Palm Beach County http://wlrn.org/post/us-lags-science-tech-education-while-science-fairs-boom-palm-beach-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the recent </span>WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">/</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami Herald</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-sponsored </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-town-hall-tackles-states-tough-issues-legislatures-2013-session" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Town Hall on Session 2013</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;panelist&nbsp;Sen. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10452 at http://wlrn.org U.S. Lags In Science & Tech Education, While Science Fairs Boom In Palm Beach County