Silicon Valley’s Diversity Problem in Numbers [Infographic]

In order for companies in Silicon Valley to address the existing problem of lack of diversity, they need to understand how African Americans and Latinos are left behind in the tech industry. Tech companies are starting to recognize the importance of diversity and looking to create opportunities. But that is not enough; there need to be more educational programs in place to prepare the next generation of minority leaders in tech.

This infographic published by The Kernel, shows the extent of Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity in major companies, like Google and Facebook:

Camila is a writer and community manager for Tech Cocktail in Miami. She has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she co-founded a communication strategy company called pFunk Media. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

Frank Ocean – Memrise

http://youtu.be/jTAar6C8jyI

Out of no where Frank Ocean decides to drop a brand new track called Memrise.

Urbanears Launches “Safari Grunge” Collection


Audio label Urbanears keep up the momentum on their fashion-inspired accessories with a fresh batch of boldly patterned takes on their Plattan headphones. A trio of bizarrely-named colorways are offered – Space Giraffe, Acid Zebra and Surplus Leo – all incorporating urban textures and natural patterns from the animal kingdom, all sporting the usual Urbanears 120cm tangle-resistant cords and collapsible headbands. The headphones are available for purchase now over at the brand’s online store.

Screen Test by Highsnobiety | Brittany Ward “Winter Blues” by Mat Abad

Mat Abad is back and this time he teamed up with Los Angeles-based stunner Brittany Ward to kick off our new Screen Test editorial series. If Ward looks familiar don’t be surprised, she’s got quite the following on Instagram. Shot on a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, Ms. Ward’ can be seen in a series of revealing outfits that show off her memorable form.

 

Model: Brittany Ward
Hair and makeup: Jenny Gomez
Styling: Chalia Breonn
Photo: Mat Abad

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake

Mercedez-Benz‘s front-wheel-drive lineage continues with a brand new edition of the CLA Shooting Brake. Following up on its predecessors the A-class hatchback, B-class hatchback, CLA-class sedan, and GLA-class crossover respectively, this latest re-design is first and foremost far sexier in its profile, starting with the details included on the “OrangeArt Edition”. Orange grille opening, wheels, interior stitching and more will round out the new CLA, constituting an aesthetically pleasing add-on. Specs range for the new Shooting Brake models, and availability will include a number of four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines, beginning at a tame 120 horsepower, with the range-topper arriving with a more impressive 355 horsepower.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you’ll see them all around you.” 
-Jon Bon Jovi

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