Started by Black IBMers, the Call for Code Emb(race)?Challenge tackles technology solutions to systemic racism, and their efforts have now been open sourced.
KweliTV and BET+ take two radically different approaches for delivering Black art through the power of video streaming. But which service gives you the nourishment your soul truly needs?
Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, tells us how technology is helping stem the tide of infections from the virus, particularly among Black, Hispanic, and Latino communities.
A new report shows that Black women are building, developing, and launching successful businesses, even though they have to work much harder than other groups to do so.
Emily Rasowsky, founder and CEO of the Women in Tech Campaign, is looking to facilitate conversations about racism in the workplace, particularly between white women and women of color.
In Black communities and other communities of color, pollution is a daily struggle, not just during wildfire season, and getting accurate air quality data often depends on your ZIP code.
A survey by Women Who Tech finds that women in the industry still face sexual harassment on the job, and the men who harass them often face no consequences.
The company has 'more analysis to do' on the neural network.
Even socially distanced, the online Game Devs of Color Expo brings together the most vibrant, emerging video game industry talent. Thanks to Steam, you check out their great work this weekend.
Instagram wants to 'ensure a fairer process' when verifying its users, but also as it pertains to its algorithm and how the company reacts to hate speech—all things a new Instagram Equity team has been created to address.
Peacock picks up the new version of the show, simply called Bel-Air, for two seasons based on a pitch, according to Will Smith, who played the title character on the 90s-era NBC comedy.
Just because the Oscars are (still) so white doesn’t mean your streaming experience has to be. Sample a wide variety of Black movies and TV shows with these video streaming services.
BET+ packages plenty of mainstream African-American entertainment, but it costs too much and lacks too many features.
KweliTV is an exciting, affordable, and mostly accessible entry into the world of streaming international Black cinematic art.
Brown Sugar's modest, but modern, video streaming service shows love to an overlooked era in film history.
The Black Lives Matter hashtag has never been more popular on Twitter than it has been during the current protests against police violence.
The company is telling developers to instead use inclusive language terms such as 'primary/secondary' and 'deny list/allow list' when it comes to documenting and coding their software projects.
Federal taxes are due this week in the US. But what about our synthetic coworkers? Should they cough up, too? Jordan Harrod, a Harvard-MIT PhD student, has something to say on the subject.??
Have you been pulled over or stopped on the street by the police? Siri can come to your aid with a shortcut that will quietly start recording your encounter, send someone your location, then send the video to a contact.
Women who would make a valuable addition to an organization just need a little support from the community to succeed.