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Vivienne Ming
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Educational Technology, Theoretical Neuroscience, Experimental Mothering, Culinary Exploration
Educational Technology, Theoretical Neuroscience, Experimental Mothering, Culinary Exploration

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Want to hear truly new ideas about "Big Data and Diversity in Tech" at @sxsw? Vote for my panel http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/41613

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"The Societal Cost of Unrealized Human Potential"
Cast your vote to make @sxsw the world premier for my new research! http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/41272

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I have a whole mess of talks upcoming:@C2SV, @cogcomputing, LBL, DC, Vegas, and more -- http://www.vivienneming.com  So much to share!

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"There's a difference between being openly embraced and taken seriously" Silicon Valley Embrace #LGBT Community http://nyti.ms/1zS3IxJ  

There's even a nice little photo of me in the article :)

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Re/Code's awesome Arik Hesseldahl interviewed me & Gild 's CEO about "Building a More Diverse Workforce Through Software" http://goo.gl/Uh2rpg

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"If spam filters sorted messages the way Silicon Valley sorts people, you’d only get email from your college roommate. And you’d never suspect you were missing a thing."

This is one of the best posts on "company culture" I've read in a long time. I'm working on a model of culture right now and these issues are deep in my mind.

http://qz.com/225782/the-next-thing-silicon-valley-needs-to-disrupt-big-time-its-own-culture/

Flying home from NYC, the entire plane just exploded as US scored on Portugal. The loudest sound ever heard on a flight that didn't end in tragedy. (Almost scared me to death.)

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An excellent and quite balanced analysis of the "Town of Greece" Supreme Court decision. There are real concerns on both sides, but "because it's always been that way" should never decide any issue.

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I'm particularly fond of the author's point about how the personal involvement of the "titans" (e.g. Zuckerberg) drives up the acquisition price. I wonder what the premium is for a purchase made over his dinner table.

Forbes Now: Inflated Tech Valuations Bloat The Entire Economy. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwt52LrQk

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