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August 14, 2018

FIRST IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY NEWS SERIES, TINA ON TECH, TO LAUNCH IN JANUARY

So there I was, braces so big my mouth couldn’t shut, flat chest, flat butt and dance moves so bad that I lost my “I Am Black” card. Elementary school was not kind to me and it didn’t help that I was into comics, science-fiction novels, and any video game that I could get my hands on. Psychoanalysis aside, my inner geek and nobby-knees didn’t quite fit in at this Catholic School. So as sister so-and-so or father-morality went on about creationism vs evolution and how we were all sinners, my mind wandered to science and how technology would change us. I romanced about a time where man and machine would co-exist. What will the future look like? Will life [...]

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July 23, 2018

Science and Hollywood Collide in “COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS”

OMG! My inner science geek is about to explode! Wait! Hold on while I catch my breath! Ok, FOX and National Geographic just released a first look trailer of the new season of COSMOS! I know right?

Now, just in case you’ve been under a rock and have never watched the show, COSMOS is part science, part futurist, part other dimensional deep space odyssey-eye-candy hosted by the super cool astrophysicist and my personal space hero, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Um, yeah, black people can be astrophysicists and cool at the same time, duh. Executive produced by funnyman Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, THE ORVILLE), Brannon Braga (THE ORVILLE, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, TERRA NOVA) and Jason [...]

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April 16, 2018

FOUR WAYS TO SOLVE THE CRITICAL S.T.E.M. TEACHER SHORTAGE NOW

Now more than ever, a high-quality STEM education matters. The STEM fields cultivate curiosity and creativity while preparing students to reach their highest potential in work and life. They are also critical for personal and national prosperity: In the next decade, almost all of the 30 fastest-growing occupations will require intermediate or advanced knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics.

Unfortunately, access to a high-quality STEM education is deeply inequitable, limiting opportunities for students while they are still in high school. A quarter of high schools with the highest percentage of African-American and Latino students don’t offer Algebra [...]

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March 18, 2018

L’Oreal Acquires VR Beauty Firm ModiFace

Beauty behemoth L’Oréal announced on Friday the 100% acquisition of Canadian AR/AI company ModiFace. Although the buyout amount was not disclosed, the move will accelerate  L’Oréal’s digital strategy by providing the group’s 34 international brands with a virtual try-it-before-you-buy-it consumer experience.   “We are thrilled to welcome ModiFace to L’Oréal to become the heart of our digital services R&D”, expressed Lubomira Rochet, Chief Digital Officer of L’Oréal. “With its world-class team, technologies and sustained track record in terms of beauty tech innovations, ModiFace will support the reinvention of the beauty experience around innovative [...]

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About Tina On Tech

Tina On Tech ©  is a nationally and internationally syndicated weekly radio show with a multimedia digital video  version to debut in January 2019.

The TINA ON TECH RADIO program features technology news, culture, entertainment, science and product reviews from a uniquely “Tina” point of view.  This fast-paced, highly stylized show uses music and campy sound effects, memorable scenes from pop culture movies, and off-beat humor to discuss the impact of technology on society. Lightly nerdy and slightly sexy, veteran journalist Tina Tyler hosts from a technology insider perspective, like a pixie inside a digital world!

TINA ON TECH RADIO breaks barriers as the only weekly technology program produced and hosted by an African American woman with distribution in the United States and the United Kingdom. The program reaches over 15 million people each week.

TINA ON TECH © multimedia digital video program is the first weekly, immersive technology news and digital lifestyle series in media history. Created and hosted by broadcast news anchor/reporter Tina Tyler, this groundbreaking half-hour series takes viewers into an advertising and brand-heavy cyberpunk city where cyber-pixie Tina Tyler aka Pi, interviews tech titans and reports on the latest technology news.

“TINA ON TECH? Think the ‘The Matrix’ meets 60 Minutes”, said Tyler. “We wanted the show to transform often sterile tech news into a provocative and highly engaging news entertainment experience. And, as a black woman who loves the philosophical dilemmas that can arise from the proliferation of technology in human culture, TINA ON TECH allows me to showcase a  diversity of ideas, products and applications in a SFX rich environment.” Plus, I get to wear sexy cyber-pixie cosplay outfits during the interviews!” TINA ON TECH is produced by Tina On Tech Studios.

Tina On Tech Studios is a multimedia video production company which has provided weekly content to Softonic.com — Tina On Tech For Softonic audio segments and written feature articles, “Softonic Speaks To…”. Softonic reaches 100 million each month who download 4 million apps (AppCrawlr) per day.

Tyler is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Tina On Tech website where she writes articles exploring technology and digital culture. Since the website launch in mid November 2017, Tina On Tech has enjoyed over 100,000 unique visitors per month.

 

Tina Tyler is a veteran broadcast journalist and writer. Tyler is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, National Academy of Television Arts and Science, and recently has been nominated for a 2018 Women In Technology Award.

 

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