Welcome to Tuesday, folks.

The southeast is where it’s at. Tonight I’ll be joining Geeked Memphis’ “The Clicker” along with Jenifer Daniels of ColorStock for a discussion about women of color in tech in the southeast.

Check it out and join the discussion at 7pm est.

Now, let’s get to it.

Sherrell

 

Kyle Hill of HomeHero Talks About his In-home Care Business for Seniors
HomeHero strives to make home care for the elderly more accessible, more affordable, and more transparent through a technology-enabled marketplace.

 

STEVE BLUE | NEW YORK BUSINESS JOURNAL

 

Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media and Slate are Teaming Up on Podcasts, Starting with W. Kamau Bell
First Look Media, the politically progressive media company funded by billionaire and eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar, has been dipping its toes in a bunch of different media projects.

 

NOAH | RECODE

 

Scientists Discover New Recycling Process To Create BPA-Free Plastics
Gavin O. Jones, Ph.D., research staff member, IBM Research – Almaden Lab, said the new one-step process opens the door to a new way of recycling to improve how this substance impacts the world’s health and environment.

 

JENNIFER HICKS | FORBES

 

Octavia Spencer On Why NASA Movie About Black Women Is Overdue
“Hidden Figures” will chronicle how three female African-American mathematicians serve as the brains behind NASA’s Friendship 7 mission. Their calculations helped astronaut John Glenn become the first American to orbit the Earth in February 1962.

 

NY MAGEE | EURWEB

 

Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem
Sexism, racism and other forms of discrimination are being built into the machine-learning algorithms that underlie the technology behind many “intelligent” systems that shape how we are categorized and advertised to.

 

KATE CRAWFORD | THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

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