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Hack the Planet: Why Code Scouts Is Helping Women Join the Tech Community

Michelle Rowley is a software developer, community organizer, and entrepreneur. She founded Code Scouts to help more women join the tech world.

I love shaking snow globes. I can’t help myself. I’m enthralled by the snow swirling in the water, and bored when it’s stuck motionless at the bottom. When I look at the state of our nascent digital culture I see a snow globe begging to be shaken. Our technical capabilities as a species are increasing exponentially. The evolution of the Internet is measurable by the day. We are more connected to each other than ever before. But who’s building it all?

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Nader Tehrani, head of the Department of Architecture at MIT, talks about the present and future of design.

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Retrofitting Surburbia: Bringing Life to Vacant Spaces

We can retrofit surburbia into walkable, transit-served boulevards lined with trees and compact, great housing.

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