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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 F. 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 F. 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
Re: [blacktechies] Looking for Job Candidates - That is awesome news! Are you planning to post this on Blacks-In-Technology too? Thank Marie Edith P. Jul 24, 2015 1:02 PM
Looking for Job Candidates - Hi guys, A few of you may have seen this on a previous thread.  I am a former international human rights lawyer turned workforce consultant working  in the Bay. I've recently started a proje Y-Vonne Jul 24, 2015 12:56 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Black Girls Code Hackathon - Hi Mark, Absolutely! I'll be mentoring at the event, just arrive at the event location TODAY (2 metrotech Brooklyn,NY) and pay at the registration table. Also since there will be media and photos taken, you may review a John E. Jul 24, 2015 9:33 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Black Girls Code Hackathon - Any chance to still get tickets to black girls code today in brooklyn for my 12yr old? Mark On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 11:14 PM, Kervin Pierre Mark S. Jul 24, 2015 8:05 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Job Opportunity - KIND Snacks - System Administrator - Thanks for this, Akeel. It's not my bailiwick but I've passed it on to a few people who might be able to take advantage. EddieN Jul 23, 2015 4:53 PM
[blacktechies] Volunteers needed for Firefighter Youth Academy - Techies, The Robbin Mackbee Firefighter Youth Academy need your help! The program ran by the Black Firefighters Union in Richmond, Oakland and Sa jlane Jul 23, 2015 2:22 PM
Job Opportunity - KIND Snacks - System Administrator - Hello All, Akeel S. Jul 23, 2015 1:45 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - Hi, If its of any interest, I'm helping my friends who are founders and CEO's of established startups in SF recruit diverse talent. Some of these positions are remote or with distributed  workforces. I'd be h Y-Vonne Jul 23, 2015 10:05 AM
Edge Live: Full Stack Diversity meetup - Interesting Free discussion on Tech and Diversity # Sandra L. Jul 22, 2015 3:20 PM
Full Stack Diversity feat. Pandora, Facebook, BuzzFeed & More - You may be interested in attending this. Thank you Marie E. Patterson Marie Edith P. Jul 20, 2015 4:28 PM
Black Girls Code Hackathon - Volunteering and learning opportunities... http://www.blackgirlscode.com/­programsevents.html Black Girls CODE invites you to an all girl's hackathon in New York. Girls will develop skills in ideation, team-working, app development, and presentatio Kervin P. Jul 16, 2015 8:14 PM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - I read the piece and the comments when this email hit my inbox. It's an interesting way to see the full context of the piece, people's reactions an Alvin Jul 16, 2015 7:51 AM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Darold, Congratulations on the piece. Looking forward to more like it if you continue this beat. I think my only critique is I expected it to be more about racism & Silicon Valley in the specific (west coas matthew Jul 16, 2015 7:20 AM
The Scarcity of Minorities in Technology, Real or Imagined? - BDPA NY and Black Technology Professionals NY present The Scarcity of Minorities in Technology, Real or Imagined, July 21st, 2015  6:00 - 9:00 Tyrone Terrence M. Jul 15, 2015 3:44 AM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Wow. Reading those Facebook comments, especially the ones from that dude in Alabama claiming that "blacks Arabs and Hispanics are getting free money and EddieN Jul 14, 2015 11:16 AM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Sure thing! Cheers, d Sent from my iPhone ---- Darold C. Jul 14, 2015 9:37 AM
Re: [blacktechies] VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Hi Darold, If someone does reply, please do not mention the Black Techies in any follow-up to the article. Thank you, Kyle On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 07:58 Darold Cuba < Kyle W. Jul 14, 2015 8:25 AM
VICE: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism - Hey Guys, We ran this feature in VICE's tech & future's section recently; MOTHERBOARD: The Loud Fight Against Silicon Valley's Quiet Racism http://motherboard.vice.com/re­ad/the-loud-fight-against-sili­con-valleys-quiet-racism. And for pure hilarity & Darold C. Jul 14, 2015 7:49 AM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Job Opening at Harlem Children's Zone - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Curtis < [address removed] > Date: Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 6:01 AM Mike S. Jul 14, 2015 4:28 AM
Re: [blacktechies] School Choice Survey for New Yorkers - As a active parent, I am aware of the top specialize HS schools, but there are many alternatives that I find that I don't necessarily need to apply to those schools. One is down the road from me, but I don't Sandra L. Jul 8, 2015 12:45 PM
School Choice Survey for New Yorkers - Hi everyone, I am forwarding this on behalf of an organization looking to increase matriculation of people of color into NYC's elite Specialized High Sch Daniel A. Jul 8, 2015 12:20 PM
Hack The Block - Nikki T. Jul 7, 2015 9:22 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Mobile app job - Hey Natasha! I just sent you a message. Please get back to me soon! Thanks! On Sun, Jul 5, 2015 at 10:19 AM, Tasha < Kennick V. Jul 5, 2015 6:11 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Mobile app job - Hi Tasha, Is your contact David Gantz by any chance? I did CollegeNow a while ago myself and I remember the guy. I know a few developers that might be interested. Is this for both ios and android and is there a timeline yet? Daniel A. Jul 5, 2015 8:50 AM
Mobile app job - A friend asked me to lead up a project to have this website:  http://www.lehman.edu/college-­now/ to also be a mobile app with two way me Tasha Jul 5, 2015 7:19 AM
Great Volunteer Opportunity - Self-eSTEM - Adamaka Jul 2, 2015 10:17 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Srinklr IT Internship - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Shaunna Randolph < [address removed] > Date Mike S. Jun 29, 2015 7:17 AM
TOMORROW: Innovation Thursday at Etsy HQ with Majora Carter, Founder of Startup Box South Bronx - Don't forget this event it tomorrow. Please support. Mike S. Jun 24, 2015 4:12 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Fwd: [newtech-1] Product Manager at DonorsChoose.org - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Marqui Mapp < [address removed] > Date: Wed, Jun 24, Mike S. Jun 24, 2015 11:13 AM
Great Volunteer Opportunity - Hello Everyone, Adamaka Jun 23, 2015 6:54 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - Hi Ash, I have a solid developer who will become available shortly. Do you know know if Huge works with contractors or even 3rd parties?  Please see attached: jlane Jun 22, 2015 5:22 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Bronx Community accepting Grades 7th - 12th Apps for Free Summer Drone Camp - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: MonicaNYC < [address removed] > Date: Mon, Ju Mike S. Jun 22, 2015 8:10 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - That's good to hear, Ash. Those EddieN Jun 19, 2015 12:49 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - Herbert, you could also check Mashable's Job EddieN Jun 18, 2015 4:09 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - If you find something you are interested in at Huge ( hugeinc.com ), let me know. Got a good crew here. Tech is lack Ash C. Jun 18, 2015 3:06 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - Awesome! Good luck! Erinne S. Jun 18, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - Hey Erinne, Pivotal was one of my first targets, I applied back in March with no luck.  I just reapplied for the Associate Field Engineer position, just hoping to reach a code challenge this time Herbert J. Jun 18, 2015 10:24 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Lead Engineer role at Maker's Row - Congrats Taofeek. That's awesome! On Jun 18,[masked]:40 AM, "Stephen Walton" < [address removed] > wrote: Daniel A. Jun 18, 2015 10:06 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] Lead Engineer role at Maker's Row - Taofek Congratulations on the new role Best, Stephen Walton Consultant Analyst | Strategic Advisor Walton alt.Energy Services Tel:[masked] | walto Stephen W. Jun 18, 2015 3:40 AM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - You look like you might be a fit for the junior data engineer role at my company.  http://grnh.se/y4 Michael B. Jun 16, 2015 2:16 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Open Developer Positions? - We're always looking for developers!:  http://pivotal.io/careers Erinne S. Jun 15, 2015 10:11 AM
Open Developer Positions? - Hey Everyone, I'm a young fullstack developer, cur Herbert J. Jun 15, 2015 9:27 AM
Tech Jobs, Can Software Quality Assurance Be The Perfect Fit for You? - Hi, this is aimed at Junior Web Developers but all are welcomed.  We want to expose more people to what a SQA person will do day-to-day, just in case you did not know.  Register here:  Tasha Jun 15, 2015 7:47 AM
[Uncubed] Special Aol Invite to BUILD_tech with Jessica Banks (Founder & CEO of RockPaperRocket) - This looks like a great event happening tomorrow at 2pm. Marie Edith P. Jun 11, 2015 2:15 PM
BTPNY and BDPANY Networking and Fundraising Cocktail Party - We are holding a fundraiser for our kids to compete in a national programming contest. Food and drinks will be served. Tyrone Terrence M. Jun 10, 2015 1:06 PM
Fwd: [Blacks-In-Technology] (wine/beer/food/swag) Tomorrow (Thu.) - Agile Big Data: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Evolve with On-Demand Schemas - LAST CHANCE TO RSVP - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: James Gray < [address removed] > Date: Wed, Jun 1 Mike S. Jun 10, 2015 7:27 AM
Attend CE Week NY as a Guest of getgeeked  - You may be interested in this. Marie Edith P. Jun 8, 2015 2:50 PM
Volunteers needed for Black Girls Code Hackathons - Hey Techies, Happy Friday! Black Girls Code has 2 upcoming hackathons , and they need volunteers. * Kyle W. Jun 5, 2015 11:10 AM
Fwd: The Typical Black Household's Income Is Less Than Half Of One Tech Worker's Salary - From the Huffington Post: The Typical Black Household's Income Is Less Than Half Of One Tech Worker's Salary  Mike S. Jun 3, 2015 12:22 PM
muhimu - Hello All, We'd like to share  with the group a project we've been working on from a Caribbean island: http://www.muhimu.net We are a job kenroy g. Jun 3, 2015 11:33 AM
Fwd: Spreecast Reminder - #MentorMonday: Get 100K+ Followers - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Spreecast < [address removed] > Date: Mon Mike S. Jun 1, 2015 5:47 PM
Re: [blacktechies] Guardian news website tracks homicides involving police - Check out the source of the site while you're at it :-) Best easter egg ever. Steven F. Jun 1, 2015 2:03 PM
Guardian news website tracks homicides involving police - The journalists behind @TheCounted – @jonswaine, @oliverlaughland & @jamileslartey  –explain how it works http://t.co/R8XRoIoJoz ( matthew Jun 1, 2015 1:16 PM

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