The Tech Jawn

It’s Pronounced Reuters (Royters): The Tech Jawn 43

Rogers Telecommunications in Canada suffered a 19-hour outage last week affecting all kinds of services including cell and landline access, banking services, internet access, 911/emergency services, and more. A new law in New York will require concealed-carry gun license applicants to hand over their social media accounts for review of their “conduct and character”. More…

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They Dry Snitched On Themselves: The Tech Jawn 23

Some people are outraged that the New York Times has added ad tracking to Wordle, but, should they really be though? Privacy settings on your social media won’t protect you from snitching on yourself as authorities in Wisconsin use Facebook to identify suspects in acts of property damage after the Jacob Blake police shooting protests…

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Interview with Inside Voices Founder, Ekow Sanni Thomas – The Tech Jawn 21

In this week’s episode of The Tech Jawn, we interview Ekow Sanni-Thomas, founder of Inside Voices, an online platform that helps job-seekers figure out how companies treat people of color by hearing from current employees. But, before we get to the interview we talk about how Atlanta is becoming quite the Tech Hub and why…

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Is It GIF or JIF? The Tech Jawn 20

It’s Black History Month and, for at least the second year in a row, Apple is highlighting black voices throughout the month of February.  Meta might want to change some of its policies and controls in the Metaverse as it relates to sexual harassment.  A 43-year-old British woman claims she was virtually groped by a…

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A Bruh Created The Search Engine: The Tech Jawn 18

There is a new game word game taking the internet by storm.  It’s called Wordle, It’s completely free, and, by design, it’s not a time suck. Is the next wave of watching sports a courtside VR experience?  With the Oculus Quest 2, you may be able to “be at the game” without actually being at…

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Green Bubble Bullies: The Tech Jawn 17

Google is concerned that Apple allows iMessage users to bully Android users.  If true Google is probably just as much to blame. Timnit Gebru launches the Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Institute to focus on how bias in Artificial Intelligence harms marginalized groups. Due to the pandemic CES this year still wasn’t the CES of old,…

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The After Show With Professor Tonya M. Evans: The Tech Jawn 16

The cast of The Tech Jawn is just coming back from our holiday hiatus but we wanted to present you with something special before we get back to live shows in the second week of January.  Back in episode 8, we had the honor of interviewing Professor Tonya M. Evans, Forbe’s 50 Over 50 member,…

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Why Ain’t The Algorithms Feeling Us? — The Tech Jawn 0

African Americans are being arrested, charged, and held on faulty ID matches.

Twitter favors faces with lighter skin tones… Even “Black Twitter”

Autonomous vehicles even be out here pedestrian bowling with kinfolk.

Facial recognition, Artificial Intelligence, and algorithms in general really ain’t feeling us, and , in the first episode of The Tech Jawn, we’re going to discuss why.

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Kinfolk Tech Support: The Tech Jawn 15

YouTube TV almost lost a customer before working things out with Disney to bring ABC, ESPN, and other channels back to the platform. Many security analysts are saying that the Log4j exploit that has been dominating tech news for the last week may be the biggest cyber security vulnerability ever.  If it’s not the biggest,…

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Please Don’t Build Skynet: The Tech Jawn 13

In this episode of The Tech Jawn we talk about Apple’s anti-sexting tool and if not notifying parents is the right call? Is Black Twitter The New Green Book? We know you can get the tea but is it also keeping us safe out here in these streets. What do you think about a DEI…

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