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Re: [blacktechies] Do you know API? Would you like to collaborate? - Hey im Levar, Im one of the developers who worked on starting www.completeajob.com , we need your impact as techies, freelance , list jobs, get hired, post classifieds and business listings all free please! just create an account On[masked] sean s. Aug 27, 2015 9:12 PM
Re: [blacktechies] droidconnyc - Damn, I forgot all about this! Let's hope someone attends the talk and gets it on video somewhere... EddieN Aug 27, 2015 2:55 PM
droidconnyc - anyone at the events today and tomorrow? anyone planning on checking out the diversity talk? i am here and always happy to network with p.o.c http://droidcon.nyc/2015/ @geminiimatt matthew Aug 27, 2015 2:40 PM
AUGUST cryptoparty harlem at Creative Workspace. - Hey everyone.  Tomorrow is cryptoparty harlem with special guest Stephen A Ridley of Xipiter Security. If you ever wondered how to protect your anonymity & privacy online you should check out the event! We al matthew Aug 24, 2015 10:14 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Do you know API? Would you like to collaborate? - Rosalyn Aug 23, 2015 11:07 AM
Do you know API? Would you like to collaborate? - Hello Techies, This is my first group email so forgive me if my request could be better delivered than it is. I have a social network and am looking to collaborate with a fellow tech who is familiar Garfield Aug 23, 2015 10:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Going through StackOverflow today and saw a blog post there that was originally published on Medium. EddieN Aug 19, 2015 9:44 PM
Seeking Referrals: (1) Ruby on Rails (2) QA - Nerissa M. - One Epiphany L. Aug 18, 2015 5:10 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - I suggest putting a proposal together to the Queens Library Adult Ed program. They are recognized nationwide as being on the forefront of Lib Daniel F. Aug 13, 2015 4:30 AM
RE: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - Oh wow thanks Kyle. I will check these out Detrea Aug 13, 2015 3:52 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - I know folks have had good luck with help with loaner equipment from Etsy and Mozilla. It might also be worth reaching out to All-Stars Code, Black Kyle W. Aug 12, 2015 9:32 PM
RE: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - Hi Dawn, thanks for the info. I'm a Systems Engineer currently tutoring women and girls who have interest in my field in the Jamaica Queens area. Some o Detrea Aug 12, 2015 7:49 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: URGENT / iOS Engineer - $200K - RELO - URGENT!! / iPad Referral - Send me your resume so I can take a look, dont apply directly yet!!! On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 3:58 PM, Orok Ukpong < Orok U. Aug 12, 2015 12:59 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: URGENT / iOS Engineer - $200K - RELO - URGENT!! / iPad Referral - Hey guys my company needs some developers, designers and software engineers. For developers we need someone that: Knows javascript like the back of their hand (3-4 years at l Orok U. Aug 12, 2015 12:58 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: URGENT / iOS Engineer - $200K - RELO - URGENT!! / iPad Referral - I personally have not had any negative interactions such as you have described with Cybercoders. All the positions they've put in front of me have been re EddieN Aug 12, 2015 12:12 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Fwd: Open Innovation Associate at SecondMuse - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Martina Abrahams < [address removed] > Date: Wed, Aug 12, 201 Mike S. Aug 12, 2015 8:46 AM
From Girls In Tech ======Hiring an interactive designer/developer freelance to full - Hi everyone! Margaret D. Aug 12, 2015 5:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: URGENT / iOS Engineer - $200K - RELO - URGENT!! / iPad Referral - CyberCoders is pretty shady. They do a lot of bait and switch tactics. If anyone contacts them and they start talking about completely different roles, run for the hills! On Mon, Au Esco O. Aug 12, 2015 5:00 AM
Fwd: [newtech-1] Made in NY Fellowships - Anyone interested? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 5:42 PM Subject: [newtech-1] Made in NY Fellowships To: [address removed] John E. Aug 11, 2015 2:51 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Help a brother out {User testing} - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: louis davis < [address removed] > Date: T Mike S. Aug 11, 2015 8:33 AM
Fwd: URGENT / iOS Engineer - $200K - RELO - URGENT!! / iPad Referral - Passing it along since I can't take advantage (I  knew  I should've concentrated more on mastering iOS this summer!) EddieN Aug 10, 2015 7:20 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Thanks, Herbert. Joined, even though for a minute I'm going to be more of a lurker :) EddieN Aug 10, 2015 7:11 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - https://rubyistsofcolor.heroku­app.com/ Check this out. Herbert J. Aug 10, 2015 5:44 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - All, I have enjoyed much of the discussion and info regarding tech and diversity and the you don't LOOK like and engineer initiative. I have kind of a success story in this regards and invite any who would b jlane Aug 10, 2015 12:41 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - Hi all, Does anyone know of any open level I Help- desk/ Desktop support  positions in New York City? F-T/ P-T contract to hire, Temp- hire. Intern- hire Any help assistance will be gre Nicholas K. Aug 10, 2015 12:33 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - hey detrea, good news & bad news. while i don't know of any either but looks like that will change in next few years. EDC is suppose to be building something. Check here for mor matthew Aug 10, 2015 9:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Tech in Jamaica Queens - Dawn H. Aug 10, 2015 7:43 AM
Tech in Jamaica Queens - Hi techies, are there any tech hubs in Jamaica Queens? Also, are there any tech facilities that include computers and projector scr Detrea Aug 10, 2015 3:57 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - More on the "cultural fit" excuse... EddieN Aug 10, 2015 1:34 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Preview not available Zack K. Aug 8, 2015 8:16 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Hello Everyone, Late response but I am also a rubyist I would love to meet all of you at some meetup and the slack idea sounds great. ' https://github.com/N Niko Nietzsche C. Aug 8, 2015 5:31 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - A couple of thoughts: 1. I've been doing Rails work since 2006 and would love to connect with other Black Rubyists, especially in NYC Mark N. Aug 8, 2015 10:59 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - I attempted to locate the ruby_on_black slack channel but nothing turned out. On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 7:52 PM, Kamari Aykes < Bklynate Aug 8, 2015 10:18 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Ok, so I just created a "ruby_on_black" slack channel right before Eddie replied... Let me know if it's searchable. Let the brainstorming begin! Kamari A. Aug 7, 2015 4:51 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - I second the Slack idea, even though I'm not into Ruby at all at the moment...one day :) EddieN Aug 7, 2015 1:19 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Hey guys, I've been working in ruby since 2004, would love to connect with any NYC folks.  I think the slack idea is great too! -Eric On Fri, Aug 7, 20 Eric R. Aug 7, 2015 1:10 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Thanks Nathaniel, that's awesome. Let me know if I can explain anything you find. I'm still actually on the full-time job search while continuing to take on contract work, but looks like I'll be finished soon. Herbert J. Aug 7, 2015 12:49 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - My name is Andre and I have been working with Ruby on rails for a year. I am originally a .net developer and I also attend the NYC.rb Ruby meetups. On Aug 7,[masked]:28 PM, "Bklynate" < Andre Aug 7, 2015 10:19 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Thanks for the responses folks, Herbert, I saw your posting some months back regarding your attempts at finding work as a dev, how has that gone? I have checked your GitHub out and it seems like your much further along th Bklynate Aug 7, 2015 10:19 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Rubyist, over here! Haven't gotten the chance to attend NYC.rb or NYC on Rails, yet. I'd be down to meet other black Rubyists in the NYC area. Or even create a RubyistOfColor Slack channel, or something. Herbert J. Aug 7, 2015 10:10 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Hey  Nathaniel,  April F Aug 7, 2015 10:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Any Rubists In This Group? - Bklynate, I am a budding Rubyist and have made several Rails apps. Let's connect! I often attend the NYC.rb events. ~Kamari @BrainyAndBrown пятница, 7 августа 2015 Kamari A. Aug 7, 2015 9:29 AM
Any Rubists In This Group? - Hello All, First, let me say this is an amazing list to take part in -  I enjoy seeing people who look like me and also share in my interest of technology. I was wondering... I never see posts co Bklynate Aug 7, 2015 9:27 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - All good stuff...I'm still in the prelim investigation stage of things, so knowing about these alternatives gives me more food for thought. Thanks, Alvin, EddieN Aug 7, 2015 9:10 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - I preface the following with the fact I may be biased for not drinking the kool aid on these hosted noSQL services. I firmly believe they are just wrapping mongo or something else with their own api and just exposing that over HTTP Alvin Aug 7, 2015 9:01 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - I've dabbled with Firebase. It's pretty lightweight; we used it as a db mechanism for a recent app project. Very popular with Hong Kong/Sydney devs, from what I've heard. ~Kamari @BrainyAndBrown пятни� Kamari A. Aug 7, 2015 7:41 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - Sweet! I'll be sure and check it out. Thanks, Mark! EddieN Aug 7, 2015 7:34 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - I've used Firebase on a couple of projects, and have a fork of their chat implementation, Firebase  on github Mark N. Aug 6, 2015 10:09 PM
Anyone here have any experience with Firebase? - Among other things, ​ EddieN Aug 6, 2015 8:48 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Timmy Awards! - I'll be watching -- Charlene Thursday, 06 August 2015, 07:39PM -04:00 from Kamari Aykes [address removed] >: Charlene Aug 6, 2015 5:01 PM
Timmy Awards! - anyone from the group here? Or, is everyone watching the GOP debate tonight? ~Kamari @BrainyAndBrown -- Kamari A. Aug 6, 2015 4:39 PM
Looking for Mobile Developers - Hello, I know a guy who owns a startup and he is looking for a mobile developer, if you or anyone you know has experience as a mobile developer please let me know and I will forward your contact to him. Andre Aug 6, 2015 2:11 PM
RE: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Stephen W. Aug 6, 2015 12:51 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Re: VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - LEGIT. Krys Aug 5, 2015 9:20 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Re: VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Just saw this: EddieN Aug 5, 2015 9:17 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Bring it out and don't hold back. On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Kyle Wanamaker < kyle.wanamake Ezra T. Aug 5, 2015 11:00 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Thanks Kyle... totally agree with your assessment. always vigilant!  anyway back to the topic on hand.  @isisAnchalee 's medium post and the site are blowing up. gender equa matthew Aug 5, 2015 10:51 AM
Marketing or Data Research Firm (Recs please!) - Anyone have any recommendations for a marketing or data research firm? I'm looking for a firm that can boot up quickly handle some calls, do some data entry, and be trained on an existing system, on a tight timeline? Steven F. Aug 5, 2015 10:20 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Re: VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Sent from my iPhone On Aug 5, 2015, at 12:18 PM, Darold Cuba < [address removed] Antonio Aug 5, 2015 9:26 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Calling someone out for "fake outrage" after describing Kamari's videos as "yummy"? Let's keep this cordial; I'm on vacation, I don't want to bring out the ban hammer. On Wed, Kyle W. Aug 5, 2015 9:21 AM
Re: VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Meant to include Alvin & Matthew in the thanks as well - doing too much here too fast 😰 - but thanks so much as well for the feedback! Darold C. Aug 5, 2015 9:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Fake outrage? Nope, just thought your comment was totally out of place for the forum. We were talking about the challenges of being underrepresented minorities in the tech space, and those issues are twofold for black women. Alyssa Aug 5, 2015 8:40 AM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Thanks Eddie! Yeah, ignorance, hate & knee-jerk inferiority complexes are deafening & ....unconscionable, to say the least. Will def keep t Darold C. Aug 5, 2015 8:02 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Stephen W. Aug 5, 2015 7:33 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - For those that have commented on Ezra's remarks, your thoughts are noted & appreciated; please know that he and I have privately messaged each other about it. All is well in the universe. Back to the issue at hand... Kamari A. Aug 4, 2015 9:04 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Ezra, Your comment was inappropriate, because this is a professional forum. Your comment would be more appropriate o Marie Edith P. Aug 4, 2015 8:52 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - What was inappropriate about it?  Plus what are you fighting against?  I don't think Kamari has a problem with it.  I'm not going to waste this important thread on your fake outrage. Ezra T. Aug 4, 2015 7:43 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - I just saw the Dice.com advertisement on the M train on my way home.  It was a beautiful picture of our system Kamari. On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Adeola &l Ezra T. Aug 4, 2015 6:07 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - There is just so much to this! I have been through the throws over the last few years in the tech realm. It's not pr Ash C. Aug 4, 2015 4:02 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Was that really appropriate? This is a prime example of the issues we're trying to fight against. On Aug 4,[masked]:50 PM, "Ezra Taylor" < Alyssa Aug 4, 2015 3:27 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - (had to resend because the attachment was too large) EddieN Aug 4, 2015 3:00 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Yes, I agree.  The video's are hot like the sexy as hell black sister.  Yummy. On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 3:41 PM, Detrea < Ezra T. Aug 4, 2015 12:50 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Why are you guys surprised?  African American's have been going through this shit for ages.  I feel sorry for those of you who feel you have to dumb yourselves down.  My suggestion is not to ever do it again.  Doing shit like that a Ezra T. Aug 4, 2015 12:47 PM
RE: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - These videos are cool. Great job! Detrea Aug 4, 2015 12:41 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Tell whoever says that to watch American Greed and ask them, " How many of those people look like criminals?". On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Clifton Thomas Darryle S. Aug 4, 2015 12:32 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Great stuff all. Love the videos Kamari! Clift Clifton T. Aug 4, 2015 12:09 PM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - I appreciate all of the sentiments shared in this thread. In an effort to shed more light on what engineers "look like", I participated in the second phase of Dice.com ads this spring.  Kamari A. Aug 4, 2015 11:13 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Vietnhi P. Aug 4, 2015 11:11 AM
RE: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Hey Le guerrier, Very good stuff. I'm Adeola Aug 4, 2015 10:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Adeola, You are right in a sense. Sometimes interviewers themselves though are also intimidated by a sharp and well-educated black person (especially if that black person is from Africa or a "third world" nation). Le guerrier du Nord du N. Aug 4, 2015 9:07 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - How one looks may or may not qualify you to be an engineer but as a African software engineer in NYC how they perceive you will determine whether you get the opportunity to work for them. Sure technical skills matter but yo Adeola Aug 4, 2015 8:50 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - I actually believe like others have said that how one looks doesn't qualify or quantify them as engineer. It's your thought process that counts. Are you good at solving difficult problems? Are you able to describe things in n Le guerrier du Nord du N. Aug 4, 2015 8:39 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Thank you! Sharing this with my folks over at OpenOakland On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 5:30 AM, Vietnhi Phuvan < info@me April F Aug 4, 2015 8:15 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - When I was a Chemical Engineering student, I had th Vietnhi P. Aug 4, 2015 5:30 AM
Re: [blacktechies] you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - Excellent! EddieN Aug 3, 2015 11:55 PM
you don't LOOK like an engineer.... - you don't LOOK like an engineer.... or do you? not sure if you have already heard of @isisAnchalee check out this article which breaks down some tech diversity issues.  matthew Aug 3, 2015 9:26 PM
Fwd: Casting Call: Seeking Black Women in Tech - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mike Street Date: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:02 AM Subject: Casting Call: Seeking Black Women in Tech To: Blacks-In-Technology-list Blacks Blacks Blacks Blacks Blacks Blacks Blacks Bla Mike S. Aug 3, 2015 6:27 AM
Re: [blacktechies] The Scarcity of Minorities in Technology, Real or Imagined? - Is there a recording of this discussion available On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 6:45 AM, Tyrone Terrence McKinney < t Stephen W. Jul 30, 2015 6:00 AM
Re: Update on Search for Job Candidates from Underrepresented Groups - Unfortunately, some folks have had trouble sending their emails to the new address. If you are one of those folks, hit me up at [address removed] .  Thanks Y-Vonne Jul 29, 2015 1:13 PM
Job Opening - Manager of Deskside Engineering - Please contact me if you know anyone who is interested in the following: Tyrone Terrence M. Jul 29, 2015 1:08 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Update on Search for Job Candidates from Underrepresented Groups - Is this network engineering job in New York? I'm based in the bay area. On Jul 29,[masked]:00 AM, Y-Vonne <[address removed]> wrote: Le guerrier du Nord du N. Jul 29, 2015 11:49 AM
Fwd: Python Coder - Hello folks, Krys Jul 29, 2015 11:34 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Update on Search for Job Candidates from Underrepresented Groups - Hello Yvonne, I just submitted my resume to the email you provided, however; it did not go through.  I have sent my resume to your personal email address instead.  Please verify your new email address and I can rese Mysha Jul 29, 2015 11:30 AM
Update on Search for Job Candidates from Underrepresented Groups - Hey guys, First of all, thanks for the overwhelming positive response. I just wanted to send Y-Vonne Jul 29, 2015 10:59 AM
Any experienced Node devs looking for full-time? - If anyone is looking for a Sr. level Node.js position in New York, shoot me an email. Esco O. Jul 29, 2015 5:12 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Looking for Job Candidates - Hi Yvonne, Thanks so for sending this out! I'd love to be on the listserv. I'm starting an MBA program at Columbia next month and I'm interested in interning at a NYC tech company either in marketing or busine Marqui M. Jul 24, 2015 6:24 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Looking for Job Candidates - Thank you for reaching out. My contract just ended in S.F. and I'm looking to join a great team. Regards,  April  On Fri, Jul April F Jul 24, 2015 4:47 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Black Girls Code Hackathon - From M Margaret D. Jul 24, 2015 4:40 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Looking for Job Candidates - Just sent it out. Thanks for the tip! On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Marie Edith Patterson < mar Y-Vonne Jul 24, 2015 1:09 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Looking for Job Candidates - Hi Yvonne, Thanks for this. I'm not near my computer right now but as soon as I am, I'll shoot over my resume to you. I'd be particularly interested in any of the remote positions or the ones in NY and DC. Thanks again, EddieN Jul 24, 2015 1:07 PM

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