Robb Dunewood

Tesla Should Change The Name Of Autopilot – The Tech Jawn 101

Midjourney is trippin’ when it comes to using AI to draw Black African doctors helping white children. Would you pay $14 monthly or more to access Facebook and Instagram without ads?  This is what Meta wants European Union users to pay if they opt out of targeted ad Amazon is being sued by the US…

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An Appeals Court Pauses The Fearless Fund From Awarding Grants – The Tech Jawn 100

iPhone 15 overheating issues have been widely reported, but, Apple is stating that the problem is not with hardware and lies with apps like Uber and Instagram. The Forbes Top Creators 2023 list is out and we discuss who made the list, why they made the list, and why so few African American women are…

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Black Employees Sue TikTok – The Tech Jawn 99

Google announces Project Elevate Black Voices, a partnership with Howard University to improve the technology used in Automatic Speech Recognition. A Family sues Google alleging its Maps app led a father to drive off a collapsed bridge to his death after being notified numerous times that the bridge had been out for nearly 10 years….

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Streaming Music is Changing Music: The Tech Jawn 98

We recap Apple’s Wunderlust event where the company officially unveiled the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2, the new iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Ultra, and we discuss iOS 17 which just came out Monday.  Streaming has not only changed how we listen to music, but it has changed the…

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No One Was Surprised: The Tech Jawn 97

The Apple Event where the iPhone 15, USB-C Airpods, and new Apple Watches are officially being announced is upon us and we do a bit of speculation on what all the new hotness will look like. We are so not shocked that, according to a leaked spreadsheet with self-reported salary information, Black Google employees earn…

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Don’t None Of Us Want To Go First With Autonomous Driving: The Tech Jawn 96

Brothatech downloaded and installed iOS Beta 17 which is expected to be officially released next Month. Apple is, oddly supportive of SB 244, a right-to-repair bill being considered in California and we ponder why. Tesla is facing its first lawsuits on autonomous vehicle deaths. A UK study reports that autonomous driving systems are less accurate…

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Interview With “The CEO Of Tech Unboxings”, Lamarr Wilson – The Tech Jawn 95

In most of episode 95 of The Tech Jawn, we’ll be talking to our featured guest, but before we get to the interview we discuss another case of facial recognition misidentifying a person of color leading to their wrongful arrest.  In our interview, we talk with Lamarr Wilson, the unofficial  “CEO of Tech Unboxings” and…

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From The Archives – Minoritizing: The Tech Jawn 76

Will Melody Hobson’s $1.45 billion Project Black fund which plans to “minoritize” existing businesses help to narrow the wealth gap? Spotify has invested less than 10% of the $100 million it pledged to its Creator Equity Fund during the Joe Rogan controversy, and it doesn’t appear it ever took the pledge seriously from the jump….

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Black Wall Street Is On A Come Back: The Tech Jawn 93

Samsung held its Galaxy Unpacked event last week and officially announced the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5, the Galaxy Watch 6 and Watch 6 Classic, and the Galaxy Tab 9 series of Tablets. TikTok is getting into the music streaming service game it isn’t necessarily coming for Apple Music,  Spotify, or YouTube…

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X Marks The Spot: The Tech Jawn 92

Nearly 200 school systems are suing the parent companies of Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, and TikTok in a class-action lawsuit over alleged harms to students via their social media platforms. Several streaming services including Netflix, YouTube Premium, Spotify, and Youtube Music recently told consumers that “Yesterday’s price is not today’s price.Black Tech Week in Cincinnati took…

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