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Saturday, August 23, 2014


Startup Mania! Keeping Your Costs Down after Closing Capital.

August 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The tech and investor mania is cranking up again! Leafly.com (think AngiesList plus marijuana stores) recently closed $50MM in investment capital. Another fly-by-night app, YO (an app the pulls your contacts and merely text them, you guessed it, ‘Yo!’) recently closed $1.5MM in VC money. So whether you are getting seed money,... [Read more...]

Social Media and the Social Experiences of Youth.

June 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Speaking to over 100 Duval County high school students participating in the Learn2Earn Experience at Jacksonville University, then with students at the Black Male Explorers Program at Edward Waters College and with the City of Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department preparing for teens for summer employment. Discussing Social... [Read more...]

Hilarious Hipster App.

May 20, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If there’s one thing that everyone hates, it’s a hipster. Often spotted prowling city centre streets wearing the latest skinny jeans andill-fittingshirts, with a coffee in one hand and a dented iPhone in another in what they think is a ‘cool style’. They truly are a strange site to behold, wandering aimlessly around talking... [Read more...]

Net Neutrality Necessary.

May 14, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You’ve probably heard a lot about the topic net neutrality over the past year or so in the news. Republicans have their view on net neutrality; Democrats have their view on it. That’s one of the problems inherent to the current state of our political discourse here in America. It’s not complicated – it’s actually simple.... [Read more...]

Empowering Our Youth for a Brighter Tomorrow.

March 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. of Gamma Rho Omega Chapter, Inc. Provided a powerful summit for youth and teens that invited talented speakers in education, community activism and business leaders to share their knowledge and experiences with the teens and youth in attendance. Having the opportunity to speak at the recent leadership... [Read more...]

Mind Control: Is technology changing the way Black Men Think?

November 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Health, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The reason that Alterations in our habits of mind matter is because they determine the scope and richness of our intellectual lives and also affect the depth of our culture. –Nicholas Carr, author of “The shallows” Over the last five years of browsing through thousands of websites, articles, YouTube videos, eBooks,... [Read more...]

Florida Blogging Conference 2013.

October 2, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you like to sit in a room of geeks, nerds, intellectuals, innovators, content creators, Blerds, Bloggers, Vloggers, Multimedia Masters and people that just love to Blog and love tech, the #FlBlogCon2013 was the place to be. More youth and teens need to be involved in making positive and motivational content either by Blogging, Vlogging,... [Read more...]

Jaylen Bledsoe; 15-Year Old Starts Tech Company, He’s Now a Millionaire.

September 4, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Jaylen Bledsoe is a one-of-kind superstar.  The 15-year old sophomore started his own tech company a few years ago, and has found entrepreneurship to be his calling.  As a result, he is his own man, and a millionaire because of it. Jaylen Bledsoe says that he started his firm when he was 12-years old, and plans to attend Harvard... [Read more...]

May Is Black Blogger Month.

May 16, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The month of May has been christened Black Blogger Month to celebrate the dynamic abilities of Black Bloggers and Bloggers of Color. Representative of the importance of sharing content that engages, excites, inspires and importantly teaches creating content that is positive, progressive and diverse. History of Blogging The history... [Read more...]

The Blerdy Blackness of Technology.

April 28, 2013 by  
Filed under News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Thinking back on a trip to University of South Florida an Engineering Expo, seeing about 3000 youth and many of them Black brings a renewed feeling of high expectations for Black youth in education. The eight young men with me learned about new opportunities for their successes and the importance of education and influence of... [Read more...]

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