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Issue 43 by Nikki Brown on November 15th, 2016
There’s plenty of evidence that the competitive, “best in show” approach used in interviewing extends into the core of tech culture itself.
A collage of images from Colorstock. Photos in the collage include a Black couple in a wedding portrait, a Black child being swung between her parents' arms, as well as images of people typing on laptops, and a table with tea and an iPhone.
Issue 43 by The Editor & Jenifer Daniels on November 14th, 2016
"The internet in and of itself is very male and very pale and very English. The way that we write copy, the way we code, the way we find solutions to technical problems, all ascribe to that philosophy of 'white, male and pale.'"
Screenshot from Snapshot game: shows a room in pixelated graphics with skull and heart posters on the wall, a computer desk, several bookshelves, a rug, and bed with pillows.
Issue 42 by The Editor & Alayna Cole on October 18th, 2016
"Opportunities for queer representation are improving, but there are certainly still gaps that need to be filled."
Transcribe Online logo: the words in a fun, bubbly font and a 'T' speech bubble wrapped in headphones.
Issue 41 by Alice Wong & Katie Klabusich & Raquel Hosein & Wagatwe Wanjuki on September 6th, 2016
"We’re hoping it can change lives as well as movement and organizing work."
A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from a bluff facing the city; San Francisco's high-rises are visible between the bridge beams on a slightly foggy day.
Issue 39 by Maria Noel Fernandez & Julian Posadas & Matt Schaefer on July 28th, 2016
"As folks talk about the booming economy and the wealth and incredible jobs that tech is creating, the folks that are being left behind are the invisible workforce, are people of color. "
The word "hashtag" with a pound sign stenciled and spray-painted on a street.
Issue 38 by Faridah Gbadamosi on June 21st, 2016
Discussing community, intellectual property and media accountability with April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite and Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds.
Photo of Sherrell Dorsey.
Issue 38 by The Editor & Sherrell Dorsey on June 20th, 2016
"ThePLUG was birthed out of the idea that creativity and the world of tech are nuanced industries with diverse people that are too often left out of mainstream media."
Photo of Hanan Challouki and Taha Riani sitting next to each other at a conference table.
Issue 37 by Hugues Makaba Ntoto & Hanan Challouki & Taha Riani on May 23rd, 2016
"We run Mvslim like a startup. This means we are always experimenting and figuring out how to make the whole project more efficient. It’s a learning process that never stops for both of us."
Photo of Anthony wearing a Phat Startup t-shirt and a hat, arms crossed.
Issue 33 by The Editor & Anthony Frasier on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."