A Day in the Algorithmic Rave Scene

Exploring the Algorave Community Envision yourself in a dark room surrounded by all types of people who came to watch performers code music on their laptop. Meanwhile, the girl in front dances like she just won the lottery. Jackpot! I found the underground algorave scene in Madison, WI. After spending the day following up on an event suggestion for a coding workshop, I had no … Continue reading A Day in the Algorithmic Rave Scene

Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

Vernā Myers, The Olivia Pope of Diversity and Inclusion Work Remember when Netflix fired their Public Relations Chief Jonathan Friedland for using the n-word, not once but twice? Yikes. Well, the streaming giant just hired diversity and inclusion consultant Vernā Myers as their new Head of “Inclusion Strategy.” Myers not only fits their needs as a face for diversity as the black woman charged with … Continue reading Vernā Myers Steps in as the New Head of “Inclusion Strategy” of Netflix

Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue

Productivity Company Refuses to Slack on Inclusion Beyond offering an efficient cloud-based collaboration services and tools, Slack Technologies, Inc. outperforms other Silicon Valley companies in diversity and inclusion. The organization released its diversity report in April 2017 highlighting women at Slack. Adhering to the format of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) approach, women make up almost half of the Slack staff. “We have maintained … Continue reading Slack Technology Proactive in Solving Industry Race and Gender Issue