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"sap labs stanford" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

04:38 min | 4 months ago

"sap labs stanford" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

"We talked last week about how the stories of lack inventors were literally left out of the history books. Documenting the early internet now. A story about preserving that history in late twenty nineteen archivists from stanford university met in fremont california with over a dozen black engineers and entrepreneurs who had been working in the tech industry for decades. One of them was. Danny allan also been first engineering. Professors say some people in this class. That don't belong five of us thirty so actually wound up hating engineering. While to become an engineer. Alan worked as an engineer for bank of america and the electric power research institute in palo alto. He's now the vice president of global diversity and inclusion at sap labs stanford was interviewing allan and others for a new archive dedicated to the history of black people. Working in silicon valley henry low would helped build stanford silicon valley archive as a curator at the university. And he had realize that the stories of allen and others at that meeting were missing from the university's records to realize that there are substantial communities successful people who've not been fully represented. The archive is a. You know a bit of a shock. It's kind of sad disappointing. That that were at this position. But you very grateful to be be in a situation where i can try to respond to it though it had been inspired by kathy cotton. A longtime silicon valley recruiter turned archivist. She saw that. No one was telling the stories of the many black engineers and software developers. She knew were important to. The tech. industry's success. So i became a little upset about it and Started thinking this. The story needs to be told correctly. Someone needs to tell the story. Cotton started filming interviews with people like roy. Clay who helped create hewlett-packard's. I computer and wilbur jackson who started working in ibm in the one thousand nine hundred sixties. She put those interviews together in a documentary called place at the table. Her interviews will also be part of the new stanford archive cotton says. It might have been the big check gives who made headlines but those newspaper records don't say much about the engineers doing the inventing many times. These people are working for large corporations. And they're kind of buried into a a division. What happens is when black folks are doing the work it gets lost. Somehow it gets lost. Cotton once that work to be documented because she says when you see yourself in the past your assured of your future stanford plans to make its archives available to other researchers later this year and will continue to add to it so it wants black tech workers in the valley to you know. Give them a call. There's a link to cathy cotton's documentary at our website. Marketplace tech dot org and now for some related links. More on the history of tech discrimination when it comes to improving diversity in tech today many companies point to the pipeline problem. The idea that there isn't a big enough pool of candidates from diverse backgrounds and fully. There were enough training or educational outreach programs. They could hire more people of color well researcher at. Nyu's ai now institute. Studying the history of this idea in a recent interview with techcrunch joy rankin said this claim has been made for decades even though for example coding was once dominated by women. Back in the fifties it was only when computing became culturally. Important that it was considered suitable for men she says. The pipeline has become quote convenient excuse for a host of sends including structural racism in the industry and beyond and game stop stock had another mini rally yesterday before again falling after a trader known on reddit as roaring kitty testified before the house financial services committee about his role spearheading. The game. Stop buying frenzy. Saying he's still optimistic about the stock. He appeared via zoom in a red gaming chair in front of one of those iconic posters of a.

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Filling the archives with stories from Black Silicon Valley

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

03:02 min | 4 months ago

Filling the archives with stories from Black Silicon Valley

"We talked last week about how the stories of lack inventors were literally left out of the history books. Documenting the early internet now. A story about preserving that history in late twenty nineteen archivists from stanford university met in fremont california with over a dozen black engineers and entrepreneurs who had been working in the tech industry for decades. One of them was. Danny allan also been first engineering. Professors say some people in this class. That don't belong five of us thirty so actually wound up hating engineering. While to become an engineer. Alan worked as an engineer for bank of america and the electric power research institute in palo alto. He's now the vice president of global diversity and inclusion at sap labs stanford was interviewing allan and others for a new archive dedicated to the history of black people. Working in silicon valley henry low would helped build stanford silicon valley archive as a curator at the university. And he had realize that the stories of allen and others at that meeting were missing from the university's records to realize that there are substantial communities successful people who've not been fully represented. The archive is a. You know a bit of a shock. It's kind of sad disappointing. That that were at this position. But you very grateful to be be in a situation where i can try to respond to it though it had been inspired by kathy cotton. A longtime silicon valley recruiter turned archivist. She saw that. No one was telling the stories of the many black engineers and software developers. She knew were important to. The tech. industry's success. So

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