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Can cryptocurrency bridge the racial wealth gap for Black America?

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to University of Chicago researchers, cryptocurrency traders are getting more racially diverse. Nearly 40% of 2021’s traders identified as non-white, suggesting a notable shift from the traditional image of the middle-aged IPA tech bro. Cryptocurrency provides a new opportunity to participate in an estimated two trillion dollar market for many African Americans. Still, is this strategy enough to […]

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‘Cementing bias in a flower-scented maze’: A.I. and the eternal digital footprint

Reading Time: 7 minutes Artificial intelligence is big business, and it’s not going away. International Data Corporation predicts that worldwide revenue for the A.I. market will top 157 billion in 2020, growing to over 300 billion by 2024. A.I. is prolific, with estimates of over 403,000 conference papers on A.I. in 2019 alone. The number of A.I. deployments is […]

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Microsoft’s purchase of Activision is about the Metaverse

Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s been a lot of talk about the Metaverse recently, thanks to Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement last year that he’d be changing Facebook’s name to Meta and shifting the company’s focus to “the Metaverse.“ What is the Metaverse? Although we have glimpses of the Metaverse today in gaming (Roblox, Fortnite, and other games), the Metaverse is […]