The post from Dr Bernice King is a sobering reminder of her father’s assassination 52 years ago in Memphis Tennessee There are three things that run through my head as I sit with that. He died in solidarity with sanitation workers The Memphis sanitation workers were on strike to protest inhumane working conditions — two […]Read More Martin Luther King was assassinated 52 years ago today
Remote work can especially be uplifting for Black employeesRead More Reflections on working remotely while Black
Stamped: racism, antiracism, and you — a book for the family teach in.Read More Antiracism, the remix has dropped
Humane algorithms for the time of coronavirusRead More Rediet Abebe: towards an algorithmic justice
Tidbits from BJ Fogg’s Tiny HabitsRead More Are tiny habits useful?
A data scientist reviews Shoshana Luboff’s book The Age of Surveillance CapitalismRead More Surveillance Capitalism and the working data scientist
Memorials to the Racist state mark its continued existenceRead More Why are y’all still protecting racist monuments?
Confronting the Citizenship Amendment ActRead More They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds
In early December, I attended the Black In AI workshop (BAI), part of the NeurIPS AI conference held in Vancouver. Timnet Gebru and Rediet Abebe founded BAI three years ago to address the near complete lack of Black and African voices at NeurIPS and other AI conferences. Over that period, the organization has had a […]Read More Notes from the Black In AI 2019 Workshop
How my mother’s death forced me to confront racism in healthcare.Read More Centering the health of Black women