Every week we like to look back at everything we have read to bring you more information about the digital divide, digital inclusion and technology trends from around the web. Today on The Weekly Plug we look at how IBM is quickly advancing its quantum computers for commercial use, recognizing the vital role women have on science and technology for International Women’s Day and the impact OurCycle LA has made on Los Angeles.

OurCycle LA Expands Opportunities in Los Angeles

OurCycle LA has proven once again the impact it’s having in communities throughout Los Angeles. This time around we went to Riley High School and helped families who needed a computer to stay on track for learning and job applications. Click on the image above and watch the video from LA This Week to find out more

International Women’s Day 2017

One March 8, 2017 the world celebrated International Women’s Day to honor the vital impact women have on the world. This week we looked at the important women who contributed to science and technology. Click on the image above to learn more about how Lillian Gilbreth, Edith Clarke and Ellen Ochoa have inspired more women to pursue careers in science.

IBM’s Quantum Computer

“IBM has announced IBM Q, an initiative to build the first commercially available universal quantum computers with the help of others interested in the field. IBM hopes to develop 50 qubit computer systems in the next few years, which would be dramatically faster and more powerful than today’s computer systems.”

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