by The Editor on March 16th, 2016

Did you know? Our subscriptions are a collection of four 72+ page books with new Model View Culture articles, critiques, analysis and interviews, delivered in March, June, September and December 2016. You can get them in ⭐️print⭐️ (now with shipping to US, Europe, Canada and Australia), or in digital (accessible .PDF, .mobi and .epub) so Read More

by Shanley Kane on March 15th, 2016

Over the weekend, the SXSW Summit on Online Harassment kicked off in Austin, Texas; a “first” for the one of the industry’s biggest, well-funded and heavily hyped conferences of the year. While it featured some compelling programming and even some great speakers, the Summit nonetheless illustrated a number of systemic problems with how we frame, Read More

by The Editor & Kathryn Finney on March 9th, 2016

digitalundivided is a groundbreaking organization focused on Black and Latina women founders. Their latest effort, #ProjectDiane, is a major study of venture funding, Black women founders, and startups, and the findings are out now. In our last issue, Kara Melton highlighted how Black women lead entrepreneurship — indeed, creating the very business models the startup Read More

by Shanley Kane on March 8th, 2016

In June last year, Google took a stand against cyber sexual assault, announcing it would begin complying with user requests to remove “nude or sexually explicit” images posted without their consent from Search results. In September, Google thinktank Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) invited a number of prominent activists, organizers and leaders to discuss the growing Read More

by MVC News Bot on March 3rd, 2016

You’ve been asking for a long time, and we’re so excited to announce that our print subscriptions are now available to our readers in Canada, Europe and Australia! Y’all make up about 20% of our readers (wow! thank you!), so we are looking forward to sharing our print editions with you this year. What took Read More

by Lesli-Ann Lewis on February 10th, 2016

Shortly after news spread that Twitter was looking to switch from a chronological timeline to an algorithmic one as soon as next week, #RIPTwitter began to trend worldwide. Within hours, it was the number one hashtag on the site, prompting a quick response from Twitter senior software developer Brandon Carpenter: “Seriously people. We aren’t idiots. Read More

by Veve Jaffa on January 29th, 2016

January is the month of the jam, playing host to the world’s largest event of its kind. Aptly named The Global Game Jam, GGJ encourages video game developers all over the world to come together, collaborate, and produce a game that reflects the year’s chosen theme in 48 hours. Kicking off this week, there’s no Read More

by MVC News Bot on August 11th, 2015

We want to help bring Model View Culture to more groups doing important work in tech, diversity and culture. So we’re excited to announce a new program to deliver our 2015 print subscriptions — for free — to small hackerspaces, meetup groups, coding schools, publications, non-profits, university/school groups, and diversity-in-tech organizations and programs. Our 2015 Read More