Jewish Journal

Is Google Really Racist?

By Sam Gliksman

February 23, 2010 | 9:18 am

There is a note on the notice-board at my workplace that accuses Google of being racist. Whenever you start typing in the Google search box an auto-complete feature drops down and suggests... read on

  • UCSB professor wins Harvey Prize

    By Adam Wills

    February 5, 2010 | 1:24 pm

    Technion—Israel Institute of Technology selected Shuji Nakamura, a UCSB engineering professor whose work was key in the production of white LED lighting, for the 2009 Harvey Prize, an award named for the late L.A. benefactor Leo M. Harvey.

    From UCSB:

    Nakamura is a professor of... read on

  • Do you speak IMonics?

    By Sam Gliksman

    February 4, 2010 | 5:00 pm

    I consider it my civic duty to keep you updated on the latest technological advances. Now I recognize that the new iPad is fascinating and advances in electronic cars are definitely important for the environment. What I’d like to know however is whether you are up to date on the... read on




Sam Gliksman was born in Australia. As a child, the closest he ever came to technology was playing with a yo-yo that lit up at night. After college Sam made aliyah and took his...

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