Tag Archives: black in technology

Verizon

Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

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Uber

After a Rough Week, Uber Announces it is Diversifying

Amid controversies and scandals, some good news for Uber

“Similarly, we hired 3% more Black and 2% more Hispanic employees compared to our overall…

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racism

This Week in Tech Racism, March 25, 2017

All the ugliness in technology and racism from this past week

Social media flogs artist for tone-deaf painting; little kids are racially taunted after becoming champs…

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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…

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This Week in Tech Racism: February 24, 2017

This week in racism saw a horrible hate crime resulting in an engineer's murder; how Africa is reinventing from years of colonialism and theft of its natural resources through technology; and sadly, much more.

In this week’s edition: An ugly hate crime and murder of an engineer reflects the…

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tech racism

This Week in Tech Racism

This week in tech racism: diversity hurdles in Silicon Valley, a black Bachelorette, and more

Happy Presidents Day! In this week in tech racism: Trump; a new study from the…

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week

This Week in Tech Racism: January 16-21, 2017

Some ugly tech stories with a racist twist from this week

This week, Oracle gets sued for discrimination; BLM sends a digital SOS; Facebook is lax…

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tech racism

This Week in Tech Racism: December 23, 2016

When racism and technology intersect: Week of Dec. 23, 2016

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This week in tech racism looks at disturbingly racist videos gone viral in…

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Black Female Chemist

How This Black Female Chemist is Helping to Solve Sex Crimes

Dr. Candice Bridge's research can help catch criminals even without much DNA evidence

The Ph.D. who is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF), was…

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