I agree: we need to get good science programs in all schools. Sometimes all it takes is dedicated teachers to inspire students. But we should make an effort as a society to get minority youth interested in science. It's not just about "social justice" -- it's about common sense. You never know where the next brilliant invention or discovery will come from; educating kids in science will have a positive effect on society: more in tax payers with good income.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.