Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Diversity takes center stage at Microsoft Build

It happens every year. At major tech events across the country, white guy after white guy takes the stage to hype innovative new products at Apple, Google, Microsoft and others. If we’re lucky, we might get a token person of color, or perhaps even a female speaker to remind us that this is the tech world, where there are no problems with inclusion or diversity. Except not really. At Google’s last event, women spoke only 14-percent of the time. And then there’s Apple. When unveiling the MacBook Pro, women spoke 20-percent of the time, and exactly zero non-white speakers from Apple…

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