BGN Tech Talk: Kimmoy Matthews Chats Travel and Breaking Into Technical Writing

If you've wondered what "technical writing" is, Kimmoy Matthews tells BGN exactly what it is and how to break in.

Thor:Ragnarok Superpower of STEM Challenge

Calling on Girls to Channel Their Superpowers of STEM for Good and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to the Premiere of Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK and a Mentorship presented by Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Synchrony Bank. Disney,Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Broadcom MASTERS and Society for Science & the...

Is Reality Turning into a Black Mirror Movie?

By: Camille Rahatt We have reached the dawn where technology is slowly taking over every aspect of our lives. If you walk a block, it’d be hard to miss strangers, head down, and nose deep in their phone. I’m guilty of being distracted easily by my phone and tablet too, so I’m not claiming to be...

The Eclipse Could Damage Your Smartphone?!?

  So we here at BGN are waving the nerd flag.  After 38 years, on August 21st at 1:16 pm EDT, Lincoln Beach, Oregon will be the first in the United States able to see the total eclipse of the sun.  The total eclipse will last about an hour and a half with the...

The Evolution of Sport in the Electronic Age

  Competitive sports are always evolving with the times and in the electronic age it is no surprise that we are moving from competing on the field to competing on a screen. Since the earliest video games, people have been competing for high scores or to beat an opponent. This competition ranges from the first...

Lexus LC 500 Showcased in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

On the brink of the opening of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lexus and Marvel have announced a collaboration to pair the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC with Marvel’s dynamic Black Panther character in the highly anticipated film, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, slated to hit theaters on Feb. 16, 2018. Directed by Ryan Coogler, and starring Chadwick...

We’ve Discovered The Easiest Way To Meet Black Girl Nerds

  We wait all year for events like Comic Con that bring together glorious, witty Black Girl Nerds. There is nothing better than meeting fellow nerds over a happy hour or a four-hour line for an interesting panel. But what if it was easier to meet cool, smart ladies between events? Hey, nerds – we...

A New Overwatch character Has Arrived…Doomfist

Written by: Junae Benne A new Overwatch character has arrived, Doomfist. He is a villain or at least the bad guy who was put in jail by Overwatch member Winston. We learn a bit more about Doomfists history through his trailer and hearing Jeff Kaplan, a developer for Overwatch, tell us a bit more about him. Doomfist enters the Overwatch lineup as the newest...

E3 Round Up: Melanin Edition

By Shawn Reynolds   This year's E3 might not have been as memorable as others, but for a particular group, this year's conference was record-breaking. Microsoft, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo all featured games with a character of color.   Crackdown 3's reveal trailer opened up with Terry Crews hyping up the audience about the new sci-fi action...

Janina Gavankar and Jesse Williams Add A Splash of Color To E3 This Year

Written by: Whitney Walters I cannot express how revitalizing E3 was this year! With impressive presentations, anticipated and unexpected game reveals, I feel my list of expectations was fully covered. However, what set apart E3 this year were a few unexpected moments that occurred throughout the conference, these two in particular. The first of the...
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