Exposing and tackling racism in technology is the goal of UK initiative A Vibe Called Tech. Dezeen spoke to founder Charlene Prempeh about the responsibility companies have in protecting the black community on and offline.
Launched in 2018, A Vibe Called Tech explores the impact that technology has on black people in the UK. Prempeh’s work spans across the various forms that technology takes, from social media platforms to artificial intelligence (AI) and biometric devices.
Black people aren’t being considered when technologies are developed
The initiative aims to outline the myriad ways that technology reinforces racial