The Tech That Helps Us Harms Us

The U.S. is still reeling from the senseless killing of George Floyd. The days since his death have been filled with mourning, marching, and loud calls for change. It’s hard to ignore the similarities between these protests and the many civil rights protests of the past. It’s equally hard to ignore the role technology has played in both exposing and enabling these injustices.

On Friday, June 12, we hosted a virtual Dialogues & Debates to examine the ways consumer technology can both help and harm communities of color.

Speakers featured in this talk

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Founder of Hustle Crew, formerly of Product Hunt and co-host of Techish podcast


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Megan Rose Dickey

Megan Rose Dickey is a senior writer at TechCrunch

Twitter: @meganrosedickey

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Sidney Fussell

Sidney is a senior writer at WIRED. Prior to this, Sidney’s written for The Atlantic and Gizmodo.

Twitter: @sidneyfussell