Making It Plain

WE FOCUS ON THE IMPACT OF TECH ON BLACK LIVES

Education is at the center of AI for the People's mission. Our founder Mutale Nkonde uses her media appearances to help people understand the relationship between race and tech. As well as using her platform to advocate for increasing Black representation within the tech industry

Please read her work below.

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Governing the Datafication of Black Lives

June 20, 2022

In this opinion piece, Mutale discusses the use and impact of algorithmic decision-making technologies increases in the public sector.

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A.I. Is Not as Advanced as You Think

June 10, 2019

In this opinion piece, Mutale Nkonde speaks to growth of racist AI technology and its impact on Black and brown communities.

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Elon Musk Says He Wants Free Speech on Twitter. But for Whom?

April 27, 2022

A look into Musk’s purchase of Twitter and the need for mechanisms to protect freedom of speech for everyone – not just those who hold the most power.

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Meta What? Meta Who: The Need for a Feminist Analysis of the Facebook Metaverse

February 8, 2022

It’s no surprise that Meta, the company behind Facebook and Instagram, isn’t protecting women and people of color from virtual abuse. Mutale explains why and how to move forward in this opinion piece.

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