Bloomberg, Arrington Want More Opportunity for Immigrant Entrepreneurs, but What About Homegrown Talent?
According to TechCrunch’s Mike Harrington, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called for immigration reform that favors creating greater opportunities for immigrants because of their job creating potential here in the United States. Harrington reports: The Mayor proposed green cards for graduates with advanced degrees in essential fields; a new visa for entrepreneurs with investors ready to invest capital in their job-creating idea; more temporary and permanent visas for highly skilled workers…The Mayor also announced [...]
I talk alot about Internet Start-ups. Not just because they are cool and exciting in mainstream way due to the movie “The Social Network” but more because of the power of the process. Being able to create something and sometimes quickly be able to have it have an effect on people , in some cases thousands of them. It’s an experience unlike any other. You learn more about yourself and what your capable of than [...]
Image by waynetaylor via Flickr Blackweb20.com recently ran a story that caught my eye for several reasons. Two young women from Spelman College participated in a contest put on by ATT : the AT&T Big Mobile on Campus Challenge encourages college students to build engaging mobile apps. I was especially excited to see two women of color be the winners to this years contest. I’ve made no secret, for some time now, of my desire [...]
At the MMTC Broadband and Social Justice Summit, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, made a passing reference to net neutrality when she discussed how tiered pricing would be a market entry barrier to some online entrepreneurs. I don’t disagree. Anything that increases costs for starting and sustaining any business, online or otherwise, is a barrier for new entrepreneurs. However, before we can get people to the point where they start a business online, we have to get [...]
Things being posted around the web that caught my attention today Net Neutrality “You see, this is why we should have Net Neutrality regulations, because if this ever happens they can stop it” That title sounds silly, right? Well, that’s most of what the pro-Net Neutrality sites are using as the basis of their arguments. Here is another article that tries to “mis-educate” people on Net Neutrality by posing hypothetical fear scenarios based on things that have never [...]