More African Americans are needed in technology

Just sad...

 If TechAmerica, technology’s largest advocacy organization, would send a banquet invitation to all African-American CEOs of public technology companies, the International Business Times (IBTimes) said, the response would be so small that the tech organization would cancel the event.

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What you really need to know from the how black people use Twitter article on the Slate.com

Today while looking at Techmeme I saw the post titled "How Black People Use Twitter" an article/research from the Slate.com written by Farhad Manjoo @fmanjoo. A few things bothered me when I first saw the headline. One is what in the world is Techmeme's link policy? I know it's part algorithm, part human and part buddy system. The other is being "Black/African-American" I care about the overall public perception about what is reportedly being published online about how African-Americans use Twitter and other social networks. The Slate article is not the first post about how "supposedly" [...]