The Tech Jawn

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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Tesla, For Real Though? – The Tech Jawn 05

Facebook, technology-wise, has recovered from the configuration change that caused the biggest outage ever, but the social media giant is still reeling when it comes to its reputation. The Central Bank of Nigeria is set to, soon, launch eNaira, a state-backed digital currency making the country one of the first to adopt digitization of its…

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Now That We’ve Talked About Facebook Let’s Talk About Facebook: The Tech Jawn 04

Facebook suffered its biggest outage ever on Monday, but, the damage done via configuration changes on backbone routers may pale in comparison to the damage control Facebook does in an effort to not become regulated. Amazon held its Fall Product Event and announced several new devices including 15” Echo Show, a $1000 two-foot-tall robot that…

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Be Kind To Your Delivery People: The Tech Jawn 03

The Fugee’s concert started 3 hours late. Can’t say we didn’t see that coming.  Microsoft announced new Surface Devices. They all sound kind of awesome. Google security escorts a black employee with a badge off campus because “someone” didn’t believe he was an employee. And the conditions some food delivery contractors work under in big…

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Apple’s Products Are Apple’s Products: The Tech Jawn 02

Apple announced iOS 15, a new iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. We unpack all the new hotness and let you what’s what before you upgrade. TikTok limits kids 14 and under in China to just 40 minutes per day. Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (F.A.S.T.) for short, is kind of awesome even if you aren’t a…

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Representation Without Compensation: The Tech Jawn 01

Due to popular demand and at the behest of the multitudes we’re coming to a podcast app near you with weekly episodes of the Tech Jawn.  We also dig into the recent Black Creator TikTok strike, how black culture is driving the platform right now, and the bigger problem of representation without compensation. To further…

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Episode 0: The Tech Jawn

The Tech Jawn is a second look at the week’s tech news headlines delivered from a different perspective. African Americans, demographically, are the biggest users of consumer technology in the country and The Tech Jawn aims to showcase how technology affects them as well as how they affect technology. 

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