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A bunch of Asians got together and made videos in support of #BlackLivesMatter. We put them up on YouTube/Google+ and Tumblr (http://dearasians.tumblr.com).
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For those of us who were at i/o but somehow managed to not get a cardboard kit … any chance there were ones left over?
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At #womentechmakers  dinner tonight they announced that women make up 20% of attendance at #io14  this year! So much better than 8% the year before. Hoping next year is even better. A speaker tonight mentioned Anita Borg. Thought I'd share this with people who haven't seen it: 50/50 by 2020! We're a long way from 50/50, but I'm happy to see folks working hard to get us there!
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"Rape jokes, fat jokes, transphobia: Most stand-up comedy just replays tacky oppressive bullshit. 

This spring, activist comedian Micia Mosely is training a crew of hilarious new queer and trans comedians of color to fight back "

Please support Peacock Rebellion's Brouhaha 2014 Indiegogo campaign, either by contributing or by spreading the word!

Affiliations: I'm a member of PR's Artistic Core and also work at Indiegogo.
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We're turning Black Friday into Make Everything Day at LOL Oakland Maker Space!
We had a lot of fun at last year's Winter Make-A-Thon, and so were bringing it back! This time, it's going to be on Black Friday, 11/29 from noon until 5 PM. Come join us! It would be really great ...
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LOL - Oakland Maker Space and Oakland Sol are cohosting an Allied Media Conference report back on Saturday, July 20! Whether you were there and are excited to share what you have learned or you weren't able to make it but want to find out what happened, please come by!
The Allied Media Conference just took place in Detroit this past weekend. A lot of Bay Area folks had a chance to go and find out what creative social and media justice activists have been up to. W...
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The most inspiring and beautiful session at #io14  was the #womentechmakers  "Robotics in a New World," session if I do say so myself :) We went "This American Life-esque" with the theme, and each of the speakers gives us insight into their futuristic work as well as their unique journeys. 

+Pavni Diwanji, one of Google's VPs of Engineering, opens up the show in true This American Life style, by sharing an adorable conversation about robots with her two young daughters. (1m44s)
Google I/O 2014 - Robotics in a new world - Presented by Women Techmakers

Yoky Matsuoka (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoky_Matsuoka), the VP of Technology at Nest, shares how her background in robotics/neuroscience led her to start a foundation to help individuals with neurological disorders, and one little girl in particular. (6m49s)
Google I/O 2014 - Robotics in a new world - Presented by Women Techmakers

+gabriella levine, on the Rapid Eval Team at Google[x] (pretty much the most Google[x]-y part of Google[x]. They rapidly prototype many different solutions to big problems), is basically an action hero. She shares her love of extreme conditions and helping communities with inexpensive robots. (19m38s)
Google I/O 2014 - Robotics in a new world - Presented by Women Techmakers

Jaime Waydo, on the Self-Driving Car team at Google[x], speaks casually about designing the tires and mobility systems on the Mars Curiosity Rover in her time at the Jet Propulsion Lab, and what happens when a rover gets a "flat tire" on the surface of the red planet. No biggie. (32m15s)
Google I/O 2014 - Robotics in a new world - Presented by Women Techmakers

And of course, the indomitable +Megan Smith closes the show for us again to inspire and rally everyone to the cause. Check out g.co/WomenTechmakers for more info on our 3 months free at CodeSchool.com. (46m07s - including Jaime's adorable intro)
Google I/O 2014 - Robotics in a new world - Presented by Women Techmakers

Thanks to +Natalie Villalobos for all of her hard work to make this happen, as well as +Katie Miller and +Lauren Dale  for their guidance and feedback. 
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Indiegogo is hiring engineers and designers! Especially interested in meeting #android  devs at #io14 , but interested in all devs.
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Just looked at the schedule for #io14  … noticed that there are several Polymer talks but only one (non-obvious) about #angularjs . Is this the full schedule? Are  #angularjs  and #angulardart  really not going to make much of an appearance?
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This is just stupid. Yes, it sucks that Mozilla just promoted a Prop. 8 supporter to CEO. But using that to call for a boycott of Mozilla and instead support Apple, Google, and Microsoft? Mozilla is the only non-profit org. with a first class browser, and one of the most powerful forces working for a free and open internet. They are working on an inexpensive smart phone platform that's targeted at the developing world — not to make buckets full of money, but to make technology accessible to a wider audience. Mozilla sponsors events aimed at increasing diversity — including hella queer diversity — in tech. Way, way more than three of the richest corporations in the world.  Now I want to boycott okcupid for being a corporate shill.
Follow @calebgarling If you try to access OKCupid from Mozilla's Firefox browser, the second most popular in the world behind Google Chrome, the dating site will stop you before you can cruise your...
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Please urge the DOJ to file civil charges! Here's what I wrote when I signed: "Tonight's verdict foreshadows a bleak future. What could Trayvon Martin have done differently that could have protected his life? What advice can we give black and brown boys about how to react in similar situations? Every child, every human has the same right to life, but that's not the message passed down this weekend. Please file civil rights violation charges as soon as possible … please make it clear that everyone's life is valuable." #trayvon #justice  
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Yahoo!'s acquiring Tumblr was all over the news, but I didn't hear about this until today. Apparently, last week a bunch of Automattic (wordpress.com) shares went on sale for $50 million. This values Automattic at around $1 billion — pretty close to Tumblr's purchase price. But they're still independent and going strong.
The creator of Wordpress.com and other publishing tools goes sky-high.
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Yesterday (or the last time I paid attention), most of the people who had me in their circles have met me in person. Today, not so much. So if you saw me on a shared circle and are wondering who I am ... 

Since G+ is feeling like Twitter today, I'll just take my about from there:

Asian American vegan woman writer/activist. Cycles, cooks, codes, skates, surfs, paddles, occasionally hangs out with femme sharks but is more of a manatee.
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