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Issue #23 // May 10, 2016

Being Black Means We Have to be 200% Better
Wired recently published an article criticizing the approach that Neil deGrasse Tyson takes when explaining science. Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein makes the case that the article is rooted in racism, and that people of color are unfairly held to much higher standards in many aspects of their lives.
Medium

How Ordinary Tech Workers Can Improve The Industry's Diversity
Words, metaphors and visual representations matter. From app icons to avatars. From AI personalities to the narratives we tell. There are ways that UX designers and engineers can change how we talk about who belongs to the tech community.
Fast Company

Open Diversity Data
An open-source catalog of the diversity data companies publish. With a click, you can encourage companies to share more.
OpenDiversityData.org

Where Are the Most Diverse Neighborhoods?
DataViz: By assigning “diversity scores” to US Census Tracts, researchers can draw interesting hypotheses about how neighborhood diversity forms.
City Lab

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