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Big Tech is an Agent of Fascist Repression

Social media companies have also enhanced the technological prowess of the white supremacist carceral state in targeting Black, Brown, Indigenous and working class communities through ostensibly “colorblind” tech. CW: References to Police and Governmental Violence By Omar Zahzah If there ever was a point at which Big Tech’s supposed democratization of social relations and communications...


These Are The Companies Profiting From Detaining Migrants At Border Concentration Camps

It doesn’t do migrants and refugees a service to pretend that white supremacy, capitalism and other forms of oppression aren’t intertwined. Today Wayfair employees walked out to protest the company’s sales to the U.S. government and its contractor’s concentration camps (let’s call them what they are) based in Texas.  547 Wayfair employees signed a letter...


Women of Color-Owned Startups Disrupting the Tech Industry

It is only right to shine the spotlight on women of color who are disrupting the tech industry for the better. Last week, Fast Company profiled a new start-up aimed at ‘disrupting’ bodegas and mom-and-pop stores. Bodega, named for the businesses they hope to make obsolete, installs unmanned, customizable pantry boxes in offices, apartments, gyms,...


6 Microaggressions That Exclude Women from the Tech Industry

This article was originally published on Everyday Feminism September 7, 2015 by Suzannah Weiss In recent years, the tech industry’s gender imbalance has become a frequent topic of discussion in the media, and people are starting to see how skewed the ratio really is. About 19% of software engineers at 230 companies included in a crowd-sourced...


Meet Zora Ball, The World’s Youngest Programmer

  When most of us think back to our childhood, memories of double dutch, dodgeball or learning to write a complete sentence come to mind. When child prodigy Zora Ball looks back at her formative years, she’ll remember the first programming app she created. Related: Teaching Little Black Girls To Love Themselves When Society Doesn’t In...