Belonging in technology – What I learned from Steve Jobs

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Past #BITTechTalk guest (episode #52 Ras Pi’s and Robots), Dr. Andrew Williams speaks at TEDx  and shares a surprising revelation Steve Jobs made about the number of black engineers at Apple and his determination to make a change. Dr. Williams  also shares Read more…

Career Advice for Entry-Level Software Testers

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One of my college buddies  reached out and asked if I could give his younger sister career advice as she is a newbie to the software testing industry. Here’s the advice I gave her….. Distance yourself from negative people: One of Read more…

#bossup: Rejection is a Blessing advice from #Tech808

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I captured this excellent advice from my buddies over at The Phat Startup so I just had to share. Read more of their excellent advice on The Phat Startup Blog and don’t forget to register for #Tech808 The Entrepreneur Conference Read more…

#BITTechTalk podcast ep. #65 “Bitcoin/crypto-currency, what we need to know”

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast we delve into the world of bitcoins and crypto-currency. Joining us to answer questions about crypto-currency, it’s potential impact in the black community and their digital wallet application, Pheeva, is our guests Read more…

code2040

Code2040 — shaping the future for minority coders

Blacks In Technology recently sat down with Laura Weidman (Founding Executive Director of  Code2040) for a one on one interview about the Code2040 program.

In case you aren’t aware Code2040 is an organization that matches high performing black and latino undergraduate and graduate coders and software engineering students with Silicon Valley start-ups for summer internships,

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Black Founders

Black Founders

The Black Founders mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in technology.  Our goal is to create an ecosystem that stimulates tech entrepreneurship and fosters economic growth in the community.
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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code

BlackGirlsCode is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and do so much more. By reaching out to the community through workshops and after school programs, BlackGirlsCode introduces computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails. 
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