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Chukwuemeka Afigbo
If you have ever had a problem grasping the importance of diversity in tech and its impact on society, watch this video
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Glitcher 16 Aug 17
Replying to @nke_ise
Doesn't detect infrared emitted from the hand, it'll have a bulb and expects a certain amount to bounce back. Dark hands reflect less back
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Martin DG (degoose) 16 Aug 17
Replying to @G1itcher @nke_ise
Now don't go spouting common sense and technical reasons around here. That could be dangerous.
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Matt Pizzuti πŸ—½πŸŒ²πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 17 Aug 17
It pains them so much to say there are real advantages to diversity, that all they can do is deflect, nitpick and become pedantic
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Matt Pizzuti πŸ—½πŸŒ²πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 17 Aug 17
If it matters enough to create the device in the first place, it matters enough to make sure it works on dark skin
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Foxy Preexisting health conditions 16 Aug 17
Replying to @nke_ise @usaoutof__
White people will defend the tech industry when robots rise up and start killing only minorities for some reason
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SpacePlant 17 Aug 17
The irony would be if they also only saw white people tho πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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Scoob 16 Aug 17
Replying to @nke_ise
Try having a Scottish accent & using voice commands on a phone/car/elevator. Is it anti Scots? No, its just that the tech needs refining.
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Keisha 17 Aug 17
You cannot compare your situation to the very unique & complicated racial situation in the US. It's not that simple.
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MsGucciSu 17 Aug 17
Wow, I never factored this as a reason these machines often don't register me, but I'll admit to feeling less like a person when they don't.
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The Neighborhood GoldfinchπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 17 Aug 17
Replying to @MsGucciSu
It seems like such an arbitrary thing but -- sigh
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