Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a newly popularized term that includes a wide range of social impairments, communication deficits, and repetitive behaviors. Still, although I have called the meeting not much more than a photo op — noting that tech leaders were wrong to miss the opportunity to make a strong public joint statement on key values and issues important to them and their employees — one source said that the group was put between a rock and a not-soft place by the election.
On a personal level, I would like to suggest that you take away at least one lesson from the Virginia Tech massacre that you can apply to your own life. TECH LONDON ADVOCATES is an unrivalled collection of tech leaders, experts and investors uniting to form the most influential independent, private sector group in London. It is relatively easy to get in to, most states require very little to become a pharm tech and the most difficult states require only two semesters of education. It was the only major tech company to say on the record that it would refuse to participate in building a database of Muslims, a prospect the president-elect has floated.
Twitter was one of the few major U.S. tech companies not represented at Wednesday afternoon’s Trump Tower meeting attended by, among others, Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, and Tesla’s Elon Musk — an omission all the more striking because of Trump’s heavy dependence on the Twitter platform.
So I did, and in pharmacy school I found that my experience as a pharm tech gave me an advantage over those who weren’t. And, yes, there are underlying causes that have been the catalyst for virtually every school shooting that has ever occurred – including the massacre perpetrated by Seung-Hui Cho at Virginia Tech. This gave the news media, cordoned off a few feet away, time to shout questions.
When people talk about how to diversify the tech field, a common solution is, Start earlier.” Rather than focus on getting women and minorities hired at tech startups or encouraging them to major in computer science in college, there should be a push to turn them on to the discipline when they’re still teenagers—or even younger.