Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of techies_of_color


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Aug 23, 2010, 2:26:57 PM (9 years ago)
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alfredo
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    3939To characterize and understand the dimensions of the problem:
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     41(a whole set of people on which the project depends who are marginalized -- two thigns to understand:
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     431 -- what is the connection between access and change
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     452 -- what do we all lose when people we count on for this change don't have access -- give examples: software is frequently expensive, like census data on line cost $125,000
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     47We are seeing the recolonization of people of color)
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    41501 -- This lack of representation is actually a lack of empowerment. Since white people control the technology at the operative and managerial level, the important contributions people of color make in combating racism, raising issues that are hidden by color, diversifying the "recipient" population and so much else simply doesn't "get" to the Internet's techies and users as it could and should.