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Let’s hope these key tech issues aren’t ignored on tonight’s less-diverse debate stage

14/01/2020

Startup adviser and former Facebook counsel Bärí Williams wants the potential impact of automation on the working class, including black and brown people, to be addressed tonight. The boom and potential bust of the tech sector have taught us many things in recent years. First, every idea that includes an app...
Startup adviser and former Facebook counsel Bärí Williams wants the potential impact of automation on the working class, including black and brown people, to be addressed tonight. The boom and potential bust of the tech sector have taught us many things in recent years. First, every idea that includes an app or website isn’t truly a “tech” company, and doesn’t require billions of dollars in funding. Second, if the product is free, then you’re the product. Third, if there is a way to automate something or make it solely on-demand, the industry will certainly try.Read Full Story Startup adviser and former Facebook counsel Bärí Williams wants the potential impact of automation on the working class, including black and brown people, to be addressed tonight. The boom and potential bust of the tech sector have taught us many things in recent years. First, every idea that includes an app or website isn’t truly a “tech” company, and doesn’t require billions of dollars in funding. Second, if the product is free, then you’re the product. Third, if there is a way to automate something or make it solely on-demand, the industry will certainly try.Read Full Story
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