Accessible Tech + Workplace Flex

In the realm of tech policy, innovation, and the evolution of digital government, accessibility has been gaining momentum as an important topic. Often that has meant adaptive software that allows for text-based information to be readable in various formats for individuals who are hearing impaired or visually impaired. Sometimes it has meant ergonomic hardware development for…

Digital Safety for Tween Girls

One of the pilot projects we’ve been testing in recent months is providing digital safety workshops for groups of tween girls, particularly in Girl Scout troops. Topics covered in these trainings include device locations, mobile cameras, social media sharing, informing parents, keeping data private, plus how apps work, how ads work, how texting works, and…

New Frontiers in Cybersecurity

Computer and network security, in addition to national and global security online (now generally termed cybersecurity) has been of great concern to the CFTMS founders for many years. The capability of bad actors to undertake efforts to cripple and destroy computer networks and machinery connected to them has been growing over time. Now it seems…

Finding Women in Tech

One of our primary objectives with CFTMS is to promote improved gender balance in tech, Internet and digital media. To achieve that objective, we have been working on several projects, the latest of which is to compile lists of women leaders in technology. One of the lists will be just those based in the San…