STUDY: Machines Are Just as Racist as Humans
But researchers say artificially intelligent machines can be fixed.
REPORT: Social Media Giants Helped Police Track Ferguson, Baltimore Protests
The ACLU says that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all provided user data to Geofeedia, a company whose social media montoring product was marketed to and used by law enforcement agencies to follow protestors.
Science Experts Of Color Discuss STEM's Implicit Racial Bias in Candid Reddit AMA
Black scholars answered Redditors' questions about how structural racism impacts people of color working in the hard sciences.
New App Shoots to Mobilize Latino Millenials Ahead of General Election
Unidos offers users voter registration information and a bilingual news feed featuring stories relevant to young Latino voters.
New Innovation Center Will Support Black and Latina Women in Tech
"We're fundamentally changing the discussion about tech and diversity," digitalundivided founder Kathryn Finney said when she announced the new center at South by Southwest this weekend.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Employees: Black Lives Matter
The Facebook CEO admonished employees for crossing out “Black Lives Matter” on the signature wall at the company’s headquarters.
Nas: Technology is the 'New Thing for Hustlers in the Hood'
The Queensbridge rapper and tech investor says Silicon Valley needs more people of color to make and own products.
Report: Google Still Struggles With Diversity
A new Google report reveals that the tech giant's staff is primarily made up of white and Asian men.
Two Start-up Founders Talk Diversity in Tech
The STEM needs more industry leaders of color.
Kansas City Has Warp-Speed Internet, and 20th Century Digital Divide
Seventy percent of Kansas City public-school students do not have Internet access at home.
Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds
Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.
New Platform Aims to Show That Life Hacking Isn't Just for White Men
But it needs your help to get off the ground.
Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White
Cultural perceptions about who's best at tech--and access to the elite public education--are primary factors.
Undocumented Living? There's an App for That
Ten Droid apps that may prove especially helpful if you're undocumented.
Tristan Walker's Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley
The former head of business development at FourSquare now has his sights set on increasing diversity in the tech sector.
A Tech Innovation in Red Hook's Housing Projects
Thanks in part to a community wireless network, low-income residents in Brooklyn are creating new forms of networking in the digital age.
More Evidence New York's Tech Industry is Dominated by White Men
Out of a list of the 'Silicon Alley 100,' a scant few are people of color or women.
It's Bigger Than Adria Richards
A primer for how you can prepare yourself for racist and sexist Internet attacks--mind, body and soul.
Labor Attorneys Say Adria Richards' Firing Will Be Hard to Defend
Adria Richards, the developer evangelist who was fired after tweeting an image of two men she heard making sexist jokes, may have a strong case if she decides to take her former employer to court.
12 SXSW Panels, Films and Concerts That Deserve Your Attention
South by Southwest, the mega-conference for tech, film and music geeks, starts today. Colorlines.com multimedia editor and pop culture blogger Jorge Rivas shares his top picks.