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Laura Khalil

Laura Khalil

Laura is a marketer by day and nerd by night. She's the Chief Nerd Herder for Dorkbyte, a blog devoted to art, technology and science. She's been named one of the most engaging women to speak about technology and has been featured on The Setup. A member of Noisebridge, she is working on two robotics challenges, leading a puzzle team that competes in a variety of puzzle challenges throughout the US and monkeys around on ham amateur radio. She loves astronomy, Making and hardware hacking. She was most recently involved in teaching hardware circuitry at Maker Faire.Laura has executed marketing strategies and campaigns for tech startups in the Bay Area. Her work with social media has been inducted into the Viral Marketing Hall of Fame.

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Yorba Brings Free Software to the Multimedia World

Yorba Brings Free Software to the Multimedia World

A San Francisco startup is on a mission to build multimedia software for the free desktop.

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IBM's Watson Computer and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson Computer and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Go behind the scenes of IBM's Watson and learn just how it beat the pros on Jeopardy.

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SF Beta Mobile Gaming Edition Showcases Startups

SF Beta Mobile Gaming Edition Showcases Startups

SF Beta brings together technologists, investors, bloggers and press who want to see what's on the cutting edge of startups.

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Geekli.st: A New Social Network In The Works For Developers

Geekli.st: A New Social Network In The Works For Developers

This new social network aims to provide a digital playground for developers looking to meet their peers.

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Science Hack Day Coming This November

Science Hack Day Coming This November

Are you a mad scientist in training looking to meet your brethren? Science Hack Day is the perfect opportunity to meet fellow science geeks and create an awesome project in this 48 hour hackathon.

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Arse Elektronika Sex + Tech Conference Hits SF

Arse Elektronika Sex + Tech Conference Hits SF

If you're interested in learning about the intersection between sex and technology, Arse Elektronika's 5th annual conference is a must.

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Armchair Astronomy Takes Off On The Web

Armchair Astronomy Takes Off On The Web

Take a look at some of the best resources on the Web for armchair astronomers.

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Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

Learn five simple things you can do to prevent your accounts from being hacked.

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Stanford Engineering Offers Free Online Classes

Stanford Engineering Offers Free Online Classes

Stanford is offering anyone with a computer and an internet connection an unprecedented opportunity to take free online courses with its engineering department.

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PyStar Trains The Next Generation Of Female Programmers

PyStar Trains The Next Generation Of Female Programmers

Calling all girl geeks! Learn to program, meet other female engineers and brush up on your programming skills at PyStar.

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Glove with Sonar Helps the Blind Navigate

Glove with Sonar Helps the Blind Navigate

Tacit is a sonar-enabled glove that helps the blind to detect when objects are nearby.

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Learn to Make Electroluminescent Clothing

Learn to Make Electroluminescent Clothing

Whether you're a first time burner, seasoned native or simply into cool costuming, there are a variety of Bay Area classes and resources to help you light up your clothing this August!

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HTTPS Everywhere Comes out of Beta, Supports 1000 Sites

HTTPS Everywhere Comes out of Beta, Supports 1000 Sites

HTTPS Everywhere has released its 1.0 version, moving out of beta and boasting secure HTTPS connections for over 1000 popular websites.

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Stanford Students Create Kinect-Powered 'JediBot'

Stanford Students Create Kinect-Powered 'JediBot'

A group of Stanford engineering students channeled their love of Star Wars to create a 'JediBot', a Kinect-powered robot that is strong with the force.

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Free Bay Area Programming Resources For Aspiring Developers

Free Bay Area Programming Resources For Aspiring Developers

School's out for summer, but that doesn't mean learning has to stop! If you're looking to pick up a new skill, try programming.

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Celebrate Science with SETI this Summer

Celebrate Science with SETI this Summer

Learn more about SETI's mission and goals at this family friendly event on July 23rd.

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Giving Old Electronics a New Life

Giving Old Electronics a New Life

Looking for what to do with your old electronics? Here are three resources to guide you on the path to reusing!

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"Hack for Change" App Contest Announces Winners

"Hack for Change" App Contest Announces Winners

The winners of Change.org 24-hour hackathon for good have been announced.

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Open Source Science on the Internet

Open Source Science on the Internet

Learn more about the Open Science movement and how we can spread science discoveries across the Web.

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Life-Size Mouse Trap Needs Your Help!

Life-Size Mouse Trap Needs Your Help!

This giant kinetic sculpture is a delight to audiences both young and old and needs your help funding its tour across the US.

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