Megan Smith

Trailer: a new film on Silicon Valley’s most important failure

Even if you follow the doings of Apple, Amazon, and Google, you’ve probably never heard of General Magic. But it just might be one of the most important tech companies in the history of Silicon Valley. Why? General Magic was trying to create a smart handheld device that looks just like a modern …

Silicon Valley

Martin's announcement inspires many on Pride night

MINNEAPOLIS – With one tweet, Collin Martin changed the landscape of American professional sports. He announced Friday he is gay, making him the only …


Lawrence father charged with involuntary manslaughter in shooting death of 1-year-old daughter

The father of a 1-year-old girl who was fatally shot last fall is now facing criminal charges in connection with her death.


Axios360 Innovating Responsibly: What's next for tech

Axios' Kim Hart and Mike Allen hosted a conversation Tuesday on responsible innovation as the techlash continues to unfold. To hear from both the …

Online Privacy

New Dayton bakery coming this fall is sweeter for more reasons than one

Although customers won’t know just how sweet St. Anne the Tart’s treats are until fall, they can be sure the owner is a sweetheart with a green thumb.<p>…


Former U.S. CTO: Diversity and inclusion essential to Silicon Valley

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith delivered this message to those in Silicon Valley at a Tuesday morning Axios event: you need to …

Silicon Valley

Tar Heels Represented at Women's College World Series

On the eve of the 2018 Women's College World Series, North Carolina is well represented with four former Tar Heels at college softball's grandest …

College Sports

Darien HS Students Intern At Houlihan Lawrence

For the fourth year, the real estate firm has invited a select group of students to learn about the industry.<p><b>From Houlihan Lawrence:</b> A select group …

Real Estate


f5fe673a-7e5a-49cb-8720-4a215cf21d8a<p>1 big thing: Uber and Airbnb eye 2019 IPOs<p>5788c371-d340-401b-9875-eddd8b74c3d7<p>Airbnb CEO Brian …

Software Engineering

Manslaughter Trial In Orange County

2 months ago<p>Testimony will resume this morning at the Orange County courthouse in the trial of a man<p>charged with killing his wife. 52-year old Robert …

Orange County

Depth Showcased as 49ers Sweep Spartans

Charlotte women's tennis utilized eight of nine players on the roster Tuesday afternoon as it earned its second-straight win, a 7-0 final at USC …


5 memorable performances from the DII Women's Elite Eight

The DII Women’s Elite Eight ended in stunning fashion. No. 6-seeded Central Missouri did the unthinkable, winning its first national championship …

College Sports

Central Missouri ends Ashland's record 73-game win streak to win 2018 DII Women's Basketball Championship

It was an upset of historic proportions Friday night from Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. No. 6 Central Missouri ended No. 1 Ashland’s 73-game …

Sioux Falls

How to Use Weight Scales

You could just step onto the scale at the gym to get a general idea of how much you weigh, or if you weigh yourself correctly, you can determine your …


Google Cloud chief scientist: ‘AI doesn’t belong to just a few tech giants in Silicon Valley’

Silicon Valley may be behind much of the development of AI in the modern world, but it’s vital that everyone feel included in the technology, said Fei-Fei Li, Google Cloud chief scientist for AI.<p>“It’s time to bring AI together with social science, with humanities, to really study the profound …

Artificial Intelligence

Florida Students Shaken Over Shooting Plan To March In D.C.

Anger over the Parkland, Fla., school shooting has shifted to the failure of the FBI and mental health authorities to take action against the accused shooter.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>We're going to turn now to Florida, where funerals have started in Parkland. That's where a shooting at Marjory …

Mental Health

Abandoned puppies found in Phoenix alley need homes

Five pups left in a crate over a rainy Valentine's Day will be put up for adoption on Saturday after they were rescued by animal control

Women in Tech

Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest fund makes first investments, adds investors Reid Hoffman, Megan Smith

Steve Case-led venture capital firm Revolution continues to advance its Rise of the Rest seed fund, announcing nine of the fund’s first investments and adding more big names as investors, including prominent entrepreneurs Michael Bloomberg and Reid Hoffman.<p>The moves come just two months after Case …

Venture Capital

Brock women's volleyball falls to Lakers 3-2 - Brock University

The Brock University women's volleyball dropped a tough 3-2 decision (23-25, 27-25, 21-25, 25-19, 10-15) to the Nipissing Lakers Sunday afternoon on …

Canadian University Sports

Army physician assistant program helps keep soldiers battle ready

FORT CAMPBELL, KY. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) Two Blanchfield Army Community Hospital soldiers graduated from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program …


Why Hillary Clinton’s former CTO left politics for a fitness startup

Stephanie Hannon, 43, didn't consider herself an athlete until age 39. In 2014, a looming surgery for personal health reasons had encouraged her to …

St. Patrick's Day

Megan Smith

Kindness is as important as knowledge.<i></i>– Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer of the United States


Grounding the conversation about Artificial Intelligence.

Volume of Activity<p>The Volume of Activity metrics capture the "how much" aspects of the field, like attendance at AI conferences and VC investments …

Artificial Intelligence

First Female CTO Of The U.S. Megan Smith Hopes Tech's History Can Repeat Itself

American talent is ubiquitous, with entrepreneurial wunderkinds as likely to be born in our heartlands as on our coasts. The problem has been that we’ve done a really unequal job of scouting and scaling it. There are 6 million young people not in school or working, 12 million experienced skilled …

Women in Tech

'Angel' nurse sings to patient dying from cancer: 'Souls … destined to intertwine'

Olivia Neufelder didn’t know the song “Dancing in the Sky” the first time Margaret Smith asked her to sing it.<p>But the Tennessee nurse quickly learned the Dani and Lizzy tune so she could sing it with her gravely ill patient every time she asked. One of those moments was captured on video. It shows …


‘You never left her side’: Video captures ‘angel’ nurse singing to dying patient

As 63-year-old Margaret Smith lay dying in Vanderbilt University Medical Center, nurse Olivia Neufelder tried to make some of her last moments on …


‘Angel’ nurse sings for dying patient

A Nashville nurse has captured the hearts of millions by tearfully singing to a dying woman awaiting a liver transplant.<p>Margaret Smith, 63, was …


Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

More than 3 million people have watched a nurse in Tennessee serenade her dying patient with her favorite song after the woman’s daughter captured the emotional moment on video, and shared it on Facebook. Margaret Smith, 63, was being cared for at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being …

Women in Tech

SEE IT: Nurse comforts dying patient with her favorite song

Prepare to have your heartstrings tugged.<p>A Nashville, Tenn., nurse is making headlines after a video of her singing to a dying patient at Vanderbilt …

Women in Tech

WTA Future Stars crowned in Singapore

WTA Future Stars under-14 champion Priska Nugroho from Indonesia (L) and runner-up Primada Jattavapornvanit of Thailand (R) with their trophies. …

WTA Tour