Inclusion or Lack Thereof: GDC Mirrors Tech Industry

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The annual Game Developers Conference is the pinnacle event for developers to network, and for tech companies to showcase their latest products and advancements. As a first-time attendee who had missed the first three days of the conference, I was Read more…

BIT and Clojure/West

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Are you a developer interested in learning more about the Clojure development language? If so, you need to be attending the Clojure/West conference!!! Clojure/West is a 3 day conference being held in Portland, Oregon from April 20-22. Clojure brings together a Read more…

Upcoming #BITTechTalk episode #72 w/ Yolanda Conyers – Diversity, the Lenovo Way

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Join us next Thursday, April 2nd at 9pm for another exciting episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast. Joining us as our guest will be Yolanda Conyers, Vice President, Worldwide Functions and Human Resources ,Chief Diversity Officer at Lenovo, Read more…

#BITTechTalk podcast ep. #71 w/ Dr. Danielle Paige Smith “UI/UX – making tech usable”

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In this episode of the #BITTechTalk podcast we are joined by UI/UX (User interface/User eXperience)  expert, Dr. Danielle Paige Smith.  Check it out as we discuss UI/UX as a career in technology and the research that goes on in the field. 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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