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Black Girls Code puts on an outstanding event that allows young Black girls to come front and center in the tech world

Black Girls Code (BGC) put on something I’ve never witnessed before--a live coding and mentoring event! In partnership with Dropbox, a relationship that has thrived for over a year, BGC was able to pair 20 Black girls, ranging from ages 8-16, with 25 coding industry experts and mentors that they had never met before....

The Sony PlayStation 2017 Gift Guide

Black Friday beckons, Cyber Monday draws near, and Tech Treats Tuesday is a thing I made up but will probably soon exist. What you need to know is, things will be on sale, the good things. The things that buzz, distract, thrill, and make your living room the wonderful haven that it is through...

THE BLACK EYED PEAS SET TO RELEASE FIRST EVER AUGMENTED REALITY APP

Global phenomenons, The Black Eyed Peas, are set to release the companion augmented reality app for their groundbreaking graphic novel, distributed by Marvel Comics, Masters of the Sun: The Zombie Chronicles on Black Friday (November 24th, 2017). The will.i.am created graphic novel is a futuristic B-Boy meets L.A gang culture meets Egyptology themed Zombie thriller that...

BGN Interviews Indie Hip Hop Artist ThaGataNegrra

ThaGataNegrra is a Newark, NJ, based artist who merges Hip-Hop with an eclectic geek style, both musically and aesthetically. Self-described as 'Kawaii-Hop,' she is known for multilingual verses laced with rhymes that reference everything from Harry Potter to Sailor Moon. With sophomore album P.R.O.W.L. released last October, BGN sat down with ThaGataNegrra to discuss...

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...