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  • by Tim Ritchie on March 11, 2014
    For anyone interested in seeing more women in computer science, there is a thread of hope running through Mike Cassidy's recent series. The articles suggest that women are attracted to computer science if they first see what difference coding can... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on February 6, 2014
    Rising tensions over tech workers' impact on neighborhoods leads Tim Ritchie to imagine a better way. Sri Lanka:  what a fitting place to read about the growing fervor against Silicon Valley's tech companies. I was there last week as a part of... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on December 23, 2013
    Change is underway at The Tech. Our lower level is being transformed into a 30,000 s.f. beehive of design-learning activity. The Social Robots experience, The Tech Studio, Hands-on Science Workshop, and Maker Weekends are all first steps in the... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on June 14, 2013
    In my last post, I described where The Tech is heading in the next few years. We are focusing all our efforts on becoming a resource for innovation. We are creating exhibits and programs that offer visitors challenges, tools and materials designed... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on April 9, 2013
    I want to invite you to imagine a new generation of science centers.   Inside are spaces that offer open-ended design challenges that are collaborative and social, that focus on applied technology and that can be experienced at multiple levels... Read More