Tate Williams

Browsing the "Tech" Tag


Replicating the Senate Chamber for Kids With iPads

Originally published in the Worcester Telegram May 31, 2015. BOSTON – About 100 students from Worcester’s South High Community School managed to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill Friday, and they pulled it off before lunch. [...]

May 31, 2015 Science & Environment

This Week in Science Funding: Google is everywhere! Plus New Friends and Foes of Climate Change

A digest of science and environment news, originally published on Inside Philanthropy. This round, Google and more Google! Donors pick sides on climate change. Also the winners of the preeminent mathematics prize. I blog about the latest in funding for research, science education, [...]

September 3, 2014 Science & Environment

Anonymous Mourns Loss of Aaron Swartz, Demands Legal Reforms

Originally published on Open Media Boston by Tate Williams (Staff), Jan-26-13 BOSTON/South Boston – Members of the Internet collective known as Anonymous took to the streets of Boston yesterday in memory of fellow activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own [...]

February 5, 2013 Geek, Portfolio, Science & Environment, Writing

Emails to bosses all use the same, wimpy wording

If you’re like me, maybe 70-90% of your work communication now happens over the computer, and a quick scan of past emails will probably reveal a cringe-worthy amount of repeated phrasing: sounds good, works for me, when you get a chance, [...]

February 16, 2012 Science & Environment, Writing