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Re: Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government!

sunnubian ·
Bezos is going to be making billions on the racist oppression and terrorisism of Black people [and Brown people) in America. There is no way in freaking hell, anything like so-called "facial recognition" technology either can be accurate or even come close to being reliable; there are just too many variables for it to be anywhere reliable or accurate or fool-proof. This is going to get a lot of innocent Black people harrassed, terrorized, brutalized and railroaded by the police and sentenced...
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Re: Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

Xumbrarchist ·
Is it a matter of buying stuff to be COOL? Is it just the current fashion? I was asking a man what applications he ran on his tablet yesterday. Nothing that a netbook could not do 3 years ago. But he LOVES the tablet. Xum
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Re: Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

Yemaya ·
Its about business. damn we are trend setters by nature.
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Re: Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

Xumbrarchist ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Its about business. damn we are trend setters by nature. I know people with 5 phones sitting in a drawer. Some of them smartphones. When is trend setting dumb? I call it sliding down the bleeding edge. Xum
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Re: Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by Xumbrarchist: Originally Posted by Yemaya: Its about business. damn we are trend setters by nature. I know people with 5 phones sitting in a drawer. Some of them smartphones. When is trend setting dumb? I call it sliding down the bleeding edge. Xum Ok now you're exaggerating. Not good for substantiating a valid point.
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Re: Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

Xumbrarchist ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Originally Posted by Xumbrarchist: Ok now you're exaggerating. Not good for substantiating a valid point. It is just a hyperbole on the term "cutting edge technology". But it does cause some people to bleed money. Xum
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Re: Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18

Kocolicious ·
I heard about him a while back. Excellent. There is also this young brotha about 13 years old in Africa who is considered a genius in Africa. He has designed a company while being a DJ a local radio station. My point? When children are exposed very early to brillance....the sky's the limit to how they respond. That's why I keep suggesting to parents to try to allow their children to learn a different language between the ages of 6 and 10. It easier for them to adapt to the various dialect in...
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Re: New Orleans Police Kept a Secret, CIA-Backed Policing System for Years; Guess Who It Targets?

sunnubian ·
AFRICAN AMERICA UNDER SURVEILLANCE CONSTANT STATE SURVEILLANCE CONSTANT FEDERAL SURVEILLANCE CONSTANT CIA "BACKED" SURVEILLANCE AFRICAN AMERICANS VIEWED AS "THE ENEMY" Guess Who It Targets Policing System for Years TECHNOLOGY CIA-Backed CIA THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICANS THE WAR ON BLACK PEOPLE THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN THE WAR ON AFRICAN AMERICA THE WAR ON THE BLACK RACE
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Re: New Orleans Police Kept a Secret, CIA-Backed Policing System for Years; Guess Who It Targets?

Norland ·
These assholes have been making money of our black behinds for 500 years in all ways imaginable. None of us should leave our houses, homes, projects without sprouting a set of wings. Be as angelic as possible, or you'll end up in your grave talking to Lucifer, compliments of yours or them. That's why they're so in love with the god damned guns. Bullets are made to plug up our asses by yours or them. Every now and then, it's their behinds that get the bullet, that flew that direction with one...
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FTC: Apps for kids get poor grades for privacy

sunnubian ·
FTC: Apps for kids get poor grades for privacy View Photo Gallery —  From educational to purely fun, more apps are marketed at the pre-kindergarten set. And some parents welcome the new outlet for their children’s energy. Text Size Print E-mail Reprints By Cecilia Kang , Thursday, February 16, 11:37 AM The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday criticized the privacy policies of mobile apps aimed at children and Apple’s and Google’s apps stores, saying a broad range of information about young...
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Has Jim Crow Moved To Silicon Valley? Racism In The Tech World

sunnubian ·
Has Jim Crow Moved To Silicon Valley? Racism In The Tech World Written by Terrell Jermaine Starr on March 13, 2012 4:11 pm Click for More Next Post Racial segregation is no longer staring us down on the streets of Birmingham and Jackson. But has it positioned itself in a most unlikely locale: Silicon Valley. SEE ALSO: We Must Draw More Black Americans To Tech How Black Entrepreneurs Can Succeed In Silicon Valley Check out this simple, yet devastating infographic on the racial disparities...
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Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular?

sunnubian ·
Why Do Blacks Make Technology Popular? Written by Johan Thomas on December 23, 2011 12:38 pm Click for More Next Post View Photos In the 1980s, crack cocaine flowed through America’s inner cities in a rampant rush of enterprise and despair. As this lucrative drug trade exploded, addicts and authorities alike sought out dealers ready to capitalize. Suddenly the pager — a device developed nearly 40 years ago to quiet the constant noise of hospital’s telecom systems — quickly became a drug...
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NSA's secret radio technology can spy on your computer even when offline

sunnubian ·
NSA's secret radio technology can spy on your computer even when offline Washington : DC : USA | Jan 15, 2014 at 3:42 AM PST BY JOHNTHOMAS DIDYMUS 2 0 VIEWS: 218 1 of 1 NSA HQ Classified National Security Agency documents, part of the Snowden cache, reveal that under a top-secret program called "Quantum," the NSA and the Pentagon's United States Cyber Command have implanted special software and devices into about 100,000 computers around the world, which allow the spy agencies to monitor...
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Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18

sunnubian ·
theGrio’s 100: Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18 by theGrio | February 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM Jaylen Bledsoe (Photo courtesy of Fox 2) Who is Jaylen Bledsoe? Jaylen Bledsoe is the CEO of a very successful tech company that’s valued at 3.5 million. He’s also only 15 years old. Why is Jaylen Bledsoe in theGrio’s 100? While others were playing sports or video games, Bledsoe had his nose in books and more importantly the computer screen. He founded his Missouri based IT...
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The Best Apps You Need to Know Designed By Black Developers

sunnubian ·
Blerds: Your hub for Blerd news, mobilized by AT&T. TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION LIFESTYLE THE ARTS AT&T The Best Apps You Need to Know Designed By Black Developers August 12, 2014 | Posted by blerds staff Tagged With: A Song for Miles , Around the Way , Ashti Meets Birdman Al , Bid Whist , Bill Organizer , black developers , Black History Milestones , HBCU Buddy , HopStop , iman cosmetics , mobile apps , Myavana We all love the apps on our phone or mobile tablet and there are tons of them...
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Time Warp on Africa

Xumbrarchist ·
Finally! http://sfgospel.typepad.com/sf...ia-and-progress.html Both of these books are now free on the net. http://www.gutenberg.org/files.../32390-h/32390-h.htm http://www.gutenberg.org/files.../30639-h/30639-h.htm These stories are from the early...
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15-Year-Old Creates, Runs $3.5M Global Tech Company

sunnubian ·
15-Year-Old Creates, Runs $3.5M Global Tech Company September 5, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 59 15-year-old Jalen Bledsoe AFRICANGLOBE – A 15-year-old high school student who started a tech company when he was 12, took it global and now employs more than 100 people three years later and is giving God the all the glory for his success. Jalen Bledsoe, founder and CEO of Bledsoe Technologies LLC, took to his blog on Monday after recent media interviews...
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Nigeria’s First Astronaut to Emerge by 2015

sunnubian ·
Nigeria’s First Astronaut to Emerge by 2015 March 30, 2013 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Nigeria is among the few African countries that has a space agency AFRICANGLOBE – Nigeria’s National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA , yesterday, said it will produce the first Nigerian astronaut in 2015. Director General of the agency, Dr. Seidu Mohammed who disclosed this at the 2013 national space dialogue and media conference, said the plan was part of...
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The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

sunnubian ·
The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion] Comments: 2 | Leave A Comment Jan 27, 2015 By Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of National Urban League In the decades-long struggle for civil rights, the movement has focused on different Washington institutions, from Congress to the White House to the Supreme Court. In recent months, part of the battle has moved to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The critical question now facing the FCC is how to preserve the...
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Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan

sunnubian ·
Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan APRIL 21, 2016 BY TASKRABBIT Diversity — of thought, of ethnicity, of gender, of sexual orientation — any way you define it, it’s an essential piece of shaping ideas that can impact the world in meaningful ways. In the world of technology, it’s common knowledge that we don’t have enough of it. Underrepresentation of minorities and women has run rampant within the tech industry for decades, and though...
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Google’s Parent Company Hires First Black Board Member

sunnubian ·
Google’s Parent Company Hires First Black Board Member Roger Ferguson, a finance titan, was hired as Alphabet's first Black board member. Written By Charise Frazier 10 hours ago A lphabet, Google’s parent company, hired finance heavyweight Roger Ferguson to their executive board, USA Today reports. Ferguson is the first Black board member hired under the tutelage of finance chief, Ruth Porat – who is resolved to reign in company spending. In his role, Ferguson will serve on the audit board...
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Up Against the Fabrication Divide

sunnubian ·
Up Against the Fabrication Divide Kali Akuno , Gyasi Williams 10 Jan 2018 Kali Akuno and Gyasi Williams explain that we're up against the fabrication divide The Third Digital Revolution [1] , a revolution in cyber-physical integration and personal fabrication, is changing the world, and changing humanity, culturally and physically, in the process . The Third Digital Revolution is marked by technological and knowledge breakthroughs that build on the first two Digital Revolutions, and the...
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New Orleans Police Kept a Secret, CIA-Backed Policing System for Years; Guess Who It Targets?

sunnubian ·
New Orleans Police Kept a Secret , CIA -Backed Policing System for Years; Guess Who It Targets? Angela Helm Yesterday 4:25pm Filed to: PREDICTIVE POLICING TECHNOLOGY 17.5K 20 7 Members of the New Orleans Police Department listen as then-Attorney General Eric Holder discuss the Federal Consent Decree at Gallier Hall on July 24, 2012, in New Orleans. The signing of the federal consent decree was designed to clean up a police force that had been plagued by decades of corruption and abuse.
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Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government!

sunnubian ·
Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Agencies like the FBI, ICE, and several local police departments are using facial recognition technology that’s being supplied to them by tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Facial recognition is not a neutral technology. Academic research has already shown that facial...
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Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley

sunnubian ·
Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3-D printing and the internet of things by Sequoia Blodgett Posted: August 8, 2017 A- A A+ The Verizon Foundation recently hosted the Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male Makers Summit in San Francisco for 100 of the top performing students in the Verizon Innovative Learning program, which boasts over 2,000 students during a two-year program,...
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How Nintendo changed this racist Pokémon’s design for the better

sunnubian ·
How Nintendo changed this racist Pokémon’s design for the better By Charles Pulliam-Moore By Charles Pulliam-Moore SHARE TWEET TUMBLR EMAIL In celebration of Pokémon’s 20th birthday this past weekend, Nintendo re-released the original Red, Blue, and Yellow games as digital downloads through its online shop. In addition to finally giving players the chance transfer all 151 original pocket monsters to newer games, the updated RBY titles also feature slight updates to certain sprites. Most of...
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Re: Up Against the Fabrication Divide

Kocolicious ·
Wanna say hey now in class. Much to tell ya.
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sunnubian ·
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Re: Up Against the Fabrication Divide

Kocolicious ·
I'm gon have to come back and read this. Full of info. Right now I love seeing black folks taking the initative and not relying on massa or popular trends to navigate our future. Some many things we could be doing to ensure that instead of always hating on each other which always delay Black progress. But!
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Re: Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley

Momentum ·
That's cool, if you can get your kids to be tech and science geeks that makes some lucky parents.
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Re: NSA's secret radio technology can spy on your computer even when offline

Kocolicious ·
I'm not surprised. America has done a lot of wrong in and outside the country. So they are doing as they have ALWAYS done-watch their back. But!
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Re: NSA's secret radio technology can spy on your computer even when offline

Muhammad Cipher ·
There's a thread I posted a few weeks ago where this is discussed in detail during a lecture in Germany. I STRONGLY suggest taking the time to view this. Its much DEEPER than this article suggest. https://www.africanamerica.org/...o-protect-and-infect
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Re: The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

Norland ·
Mr. Morial, you're one handsome fella!!! I know you're from Louisiana. I'll bet you made your parents proud!!!
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Re: The Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC [Opinion]

DennisKalita ·
He’s got one hell of a civil rights battle here going up against POTUS Obama, the #1 Surveillance President in US history. Strangely enough, his allies are with the GOP.
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