Google created Howard West last year as a three-month residency program for rising junior and senior computer science majors at Howard University. Students attended the program on Google’s bay area campus and were taught by senior Google engineers as well as Howard faculty.
A memo written by a former Google engineer claims that the company’s human resources department and a senior vice president pressured him to stop discussing diversity initiatives on company forums, interactions that ultimately motivated him to leave the company.
Basketball dad LaVar Ball is living his best 2018, and it’s only two days old. According to Google, he not only parlayed one potential star child and two mediocre talents into an empire but also invented the NBA.
Google has teamed up with Chance the Rapper for a million-dollar campaign to bring computer science education to Chicago schools.
Last week, Twitter said it was “pausing” to reconsider the process by which it bestows the blue check mark denoting accounts that had been “verified,” and on Wednesday the company announced that it was yanking the designation from some users who occupy the neo-Nazi or nationalist bucket of grassroots white activism.…
Google is doling out a cool $1 million grant to an Oakland, Calif.-based organization that is dedicated to increasing representation of black male youths in tech.
When you hear of careers in computer science and coding, you may immediately think of stereotypically boring nerds in short-sleeved button-ups and pocket protectors staring at lines of binary scrolling across a screen. But what if code could create a holographic dress or a purse that lights up in different colors…
Disgraced ex-Googler and champion of white-straight-male mediocrity, James Damore, is back on his bullshit, this time to lament that people can’t call certain aspects of the Ku Klux Klan “cool.”
One of the most common refrains heard in school and workplace conference rooms is that there’s no such thing as a dumb question, OR, if there is such a thing, the only dumb question is the one that goes unasked.
These Nazis are gonna learn that they’re being shut off from decent society, and they will have a very hard time finding people who support their dumb rhetoric online. They also won’t be able to fund their harmful causes or listen to their shitty music.
Eric Weinstein’s Twitter bio says he’s the managing director for Thiel Capital. Weinstein’s tweet says that he’s a father to a daughter, and he apparently has issues with women in the workplace complaining about discrimination.
Google and the Equal Justice Initiative launched a website Tuesday that explores the history and legacy of racial terror in the United States, specifically during the period between the Civil War and World War II, when more than 4,000 black Americans were lynched in this country.
Google has partnered with Howard University to launch a satellite campus at its Mountainview, Calif., headquarters.
Of course, the company didn’t phrase it that way because it would have to spend another $11 million cleaning up all the mess from the white people’s heads that exploded.
In a move designed to spot potential terrorist threats, on Tuesday the U.S. government began asking foreign travelers to provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon entering the country, Politico reports.
The families of some of the victims of the Orlando, Fla., nightclub shooting have filed a lawsuit against Google, Twitter and Facebook, arguing that the tech companies had a role in the radicalization of the shooter.
The bias against black children is no more clear than with the Google "three black teenagers" challenge.
On Tuesday, I was at Google's New York City office for a panel titled "Breaking Through The Noise: Making Our Voices Visible, Scalable And Impactful." For roughly 90 minutes, David Wilson (founder of The Grio), Tiffany Warren (Senior VP, Chief Diversity Officer at Omnicom Group/Founder & President, ADCOLOR®), Lilly…