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A huge new survey shows that teens are bullied most on Instagram and Facebook

According to British anti-bullying organization Ditch The Label’s new annual survey, Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind. 176 more words


AI data-monopoly risks to be probed by UK parliamentarians

The UK’s upper house of parliament is asking for contributions to an enquiry into the socioeconomic and ethical impacts of artificial intelligence technology.

Among the questions the House of Lords committee will consider as part of the enquiry are: 968 more words


Are You a Racist?

When I made a lunch date with an African American friend of mine, she told me to meet her at 12:00 noon CPT.  For those of you who don’t know what CPT is, you can Google it.   603 more words

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Uber faces another lawsuit due to a lack of wheelchair-accessible rides

The Brooklyn Center for Independence for the Disabled, along with other disability rights groups, is suing Uber, alleging Uber is in violation of New York City human rights laws because it doesn’t have enough wheelchair-accessible cars available to people who need them, … 342 more words


Practical Diversity & Inclusion

Over my three years at Automattic, I’ve worked a great deal on diversity and inclusion. I recently decided to take a step back and, upon reflecting, I wanted to share one of the biggest lessons I learned: often folks will jump to help with seemingly insolvable problems but their minds go blank once the magic words “diversity” and “inclusion” are thrown into the mix. 1,282 more words

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Judge sides with Google in its battle with the Labor Department over employee pay data

On Friday, an administrative law judge handed Google a victory, ruling that it does not need to hand over all the data requested by the Department of Labor as part of an audit of the company’s compliance with equal pay laws. 408 more words


POC Creators Shouldn't Be Confined to Just Telling "Our" Stories

This week, the trailer for A Wrinkle in Time was released, and I couldn’t have been more excited. When I saw the trailer, I was elated to see a young black woman as the lead (Storm Reid) alongside major talents such as Oprah Winfrey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, and Michael Pena. 601 more words