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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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tech companies

Why Tech Companies Fail at Marketing (And How They Can Avoid It)

It all comes down to knowing your audience

Each channel might include a few generic marketing campaigns or just a laundry list of…

By Selena Hill

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AfroFemmism

The Intriguing Art and Technology of AfroFeminism

A world that converges technology, science, and art all centered on the black woman

The NSAF project is designed by a team of women of color who are artists,…

By Samara Lynn

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Shamrock Shake

Slurp Your Shamrock Shake With a McDonald’s High-Tech Straw

This high-tech McDonald's straw is the food chain's offering for the ultimate milkshake experience

McDonald’s introduced its new high-tech straw. No, you can’t connect it to Wi-Fi. And no,…

By Samara Lynn

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artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence as a Weapon for Hate and Racism

A SXSW discussion cautions society about the dark side of rapidly advancing artificial intelligence technology

There is a need for a new resistance movement that actively monitors and brings awareness…

By Samara Lynn

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iRobot

“iRobot” is Now a Very Real (And Scary) Thing – Watch!

The quest is to make robots more human-like and pervasive throughout our lives

The robots are actually listening to one another and then making responses based on what…

By Samara Lynn

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chatbots

When Chatbots Lack Diversity, This Is What Happens

Brands need to consider cultural sensitvities when building chatbots

Discover how building chatbots that represent a diverse range of people can increase revenue and…

By Maryann Reid

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snap

Oh, Snap! Black Investment Firms Must Be Involved in More Tech IPOs

Minority underwriters still seeking equity and bond underwriting assignments from Silicon Valley companies

With the aftermath of the Snap IPO, we decided to take a look at the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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black scientist

Here’s Why This Black Scientist is Marching in Washington

A black nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist shares why he is attending the March for Science

Virgil Cooper, nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist.
 
 
There’s a grassroots effort brewing and this time…

By Samara Lynn

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Lyft’s New Dispatch Developer Program Is Great News for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs should pay attention to Lyft's new announcement

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Uber’s mishaps have become Lyft’s lucky break. Not only did the second-most well known…

By Samara Lynn

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New Tech Power Couple: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein

Is "Watstein" Silicon Valley's version of "Brangelina"?

On Monday, March 6, Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and IBM Chairman, President,…

By Samara Lynn

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manage

How To Find The Best Apps To Help You Manage Your Money

Your phone can help you get your finances in order

In the palm of our hands, we can have a device that texts friends and…

By Black Enterprise

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This Week in Tech Racism, March 10, 2017

Cybercrime fallout from Trump's travel ban; a look at whether education tech helps disadvantaged students; and more news in this weekly series

In this week’s edition for news involving race, society, science, and technology: President Trump’s so-called…

By Samara Lynn

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Trump ban

Trump Ban Fallout: The Rise in Deportation Scams

If parents being separated from children isn't sad enough, undocumented immigrants are also being preyed upon by scammers

In the aftermath of being scammed, undocumented immigrants often have little or no recourse to…

By Samara Lynn

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Wikileaks

WikiLeaks’ Very Dangerous Game is Undermining Our Democracy

In this edition of The Tech 100: There is some comic-book level super villain-y stuff afoot.

This is really scary stuff that would be so over-the-top it wouldn’t work as a…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

5 Programs to Make Your Girl STEM-Strong

Check out these five programs that expose young girls to STEM education

Future success requires well-balanced literacy in STEAM (science, technology, education, arts, and mathematics). Girls are…

By Samara Lynn

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digital access

Ensuring Digital Access for All in 2017

A historic milestone for low-income and minority communities

Free data is one way we can strengthen our digital equality agenda and fill the…

By John Burnett

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researchers

Researchers: High Social Media Use Makes Young People Feel Lonely

The more you Facebook, the more isolated you may feel

A report from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reveals that a large amount of…

By Samara Lynn

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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