Blacks In Technology

Win a Free Pass to USENIX ATC 2017 conference

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The USENIX ATC 2017 Conference will be held on July 11 – 12, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.  Blacks In Technology will be giving away several conference passes to select BIT community members.  Qualifying for a free pass is easy! How do I Read more…

#BITTechTalk Podcast Episode #107 w/ PhD Student And Hip Hop Artist – Sammus

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast we are joined by Science and Tech PhD student and hip hop artist Sammus. Continue reading

BIT Startup Of The Week: Abacus – “Helping students using real time data”

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Q: Who Founded your company? A: I founded my company in 2015 after my father’s death. I wanted to move back home and be close to my family. Q: Give us a brief summary of your background in tech.  A: I’ve Read more…

BIT Startup Of The Week: Socialgive – “Making donating easier through social media”

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Q: Who Founded your company?   A: Brandon Parkes Q: Give us a brief summary of your background in tech A: Having a mixed background in nonprofit management and corporate social responsibility, I have had the opportunity to leverage technology Read more…

Volunteer with Blacks In Technology

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Blacks In Technology is looking to expand our efforts of increasing diversity in tech through community and media, and we need dedicated individuals that can serve as volunteers to help move the organization forward. Since these are part-time volunteer positions, Read more…

Hacking Diversity – Views from the USENIX Security Symposium 2016

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I attended the USENIX Advance Computing Systems Association Security Symposium in Austin, TX last month and it was amazing!! Hundreds of IT Security scholars and professionals gathered to participate in a great event. (Special thanks to Blacks in Technology and Read more…

Upcoming #BITTechTalk ep. #102 w/ Scott Hanselman

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Join us on September 15th, 2016 at 9pm EST for the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast ep. #102 with Author, Speaker, Blogger, Developer and friend Scott Hanselman.   About our guest: Scott Hanselman is a web developer who has been Read more…

Win A Free Ticket To The Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit

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The Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit is happening in Burlingham, CA on Oct. 10-11th, 2016. The TechConneXt Summit is a 2 day event filled with insightful tech talks, interactive technology workshops and one on one sessions featuring some of the top minds in Tech such as Tristan Walker (Founder of Walker and Read more…

#BITTechTalk ep. #97 w/ Melissa James – Founder and CEO of The Tech Connection

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast we are joined by Melissa James, President and CEO of The Tech Connection, which is a premier marketplace for purpose driven, diverse technical talent. Their mission is to help people reach their Read more…

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

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On this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast Greg is joined by guest Yolanda Conyers, Vice President, Worldwide Functions and Human Resources ,Chief Diversity Officer at Lenovo, Author and Speaker. About our guest: Yolanda  is  vice  president  of  worldwide  functions HR Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #69 w/ Jibril Sulaiman

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Joining us on this episode of the Blacks In Technology #BITTechTalk podcast is serial entrepreneur and technology businessman, Jibril Sulaiman.   Bio: Jibril Sulaiman II is the president of Pay Cell Systems, a technology company that specializes in solutions for the 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…

#BITTechTalk episode #59 “Diversity at tech conferences”

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Diversity issues in technology are nothing new and given the recent diversity reports released by tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter we all know that there is a lot of work that needs to be done. Take a look at the average technology Read more…

Blacks in Technology “Stomps the Divide” with GLAZEDcon 2014

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BiT and BiTHouse have joined forces with GLAZEDcon 2014 to “Stomp the Divide” and “Minimize Barriers to Entry” for Blacks in Technology. Join us at #GlazedCon by ‪WearableWorld on June 3-4 in San Franciso at the Regency Center and receive Read more…

Technologists and Coders: Driving Innovation Hackathon Presented by Toyota

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BLACK ENTERPRISE will host its first Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota, where technology and creative minds will come together to build tools that demonstrate the advantages of sustainability. Leaders of the technology and innovation communities will judge which team Read more…

Inside Bitcoins NYC

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Whether you’re a venture capitalist, lawyer, technologist, entrepreneur, regulator, or public policy expert, their agenda offers the latest intelligence for everyone and anyone interested in learning more about bitcoin. The conference will take a glimpse into bitcoin’s future with sessions Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #51 “Hackathons”

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In this episode of the Blacks In Technology podcast Greg and Ayori sit down with start-up entrepreneur, software engineer and founder of AnnoTree, Brian Clark to discuss the in’s and out’s of participating in a Hackathon.     Listen: Part 1 Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #44 Emerging Leaders Tech Women pt.1

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In the first part of this two part Blacks In Technology podcast Greg Greenlee and Ayori Selassie are joined by recent participants of the Tech Women Emerging Leaders program, Emma Marie Ndoringoma of Rwanda, and Nathalie Tekam of Camaroon, for a very inspiring and Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #41 (Talk about Google SRE)

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In this Blacks In Technology podcast episode, Greg introduces and welcomes Ayori Selassie as the new co-host to the BIT podcasts as well as a new member of the BIT organization. Ayori discusses with Greg, her recent experience in attending Read more…

#BITTechTalk episode #34 with guest Ayori Selassie

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In this episode of the Blacks In Technology podcast, Greg sits down with Ayori Selassie, a San Francisco Bay Area self-taught software architect and entrepreneur. Ayori is an employee (Product manager) of salesforce.com, one of the largest cloud providers in the market and she Read more…