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What We’ve Been Up To: TechEquity in the Wild

We’re almost halfway through 2024! Layoffs, outsourcing, and third-party contracting continue to change the nature of tech’s labor force. Legislators are finally addressing the affordability crisis, though not quickly enough. Companies are increasingly using AI to manage their workforce with dangerous implications. While it’s easy to get… Read More

AI + Hiring: How Algorithms Decide Jobs – Recording

As AI takes our economy by storm, it’s quickly being adopted in all aspects of business—including hiring. Companies are using AI to screen resumes, evaluate candidates’ body language in interviews, and more to automate hiring decisions, despite the potential for algorithmic bias. Some companies are even using AI to… Read More

A Night to Remember with Outten & Golden

On Thursday, April 25th we gathered at 7th West in Oakland to celebrate the impactful work we’ve done together to improve working conditions across California. Our friends at Outten & Golden LLP presented us with their Public Interest Award for our employment and labor advocacy. Outten & Golden specializes… Read More

Vice President of Data and Technology

Remote position TechEquity Collaborative is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising public consciousness about economic equity issues that result from the tech industry’s products and practices, and advocating for change that ensures tech’s evolution benefits everyone. We envision a world where the tech industry is responsible for building widespread economic… Read More

Elections in the Age of AI

The United States is now entering its first-ever generative AI election. AI deepfakes will inundate our political discourse and voters may not know what images, audio, or video they can trust. Powerful, easy-to-access new tools will be available to candidates, conspiracy theorists, foreign states, and online trolls… Read More

AI + Elections: Disinformation in the Age of AI – Recording

The United States is now entering its first-ever generative AI election, in which AI deepfakes will inundate our political discourse and voters may not know what images, audio, or video they can trust. Powerful, easy-to-access new tools will be available to candidates, conspiracy theorists, foreign states, and online trolls who… Read More

Competition in the AI industry—recapped

The Monopoly man has his monocle on artificial intelligence (AI). AI is posited to be the next big evolution in tech—and a big money-maker for investors. Companies are scrambling to not only make the biggest advances but also buy up potential competition. Apple has been buying up AI… Read More

AI + Competition – Event Recording

AI has taken the world by storm. Seemingly overnight, generative AI has embedded itself across industries and is impacting millions of people. This rapid change in our technology—and its impact on our economy—has raised larger questions of how we can ensure that these tools are not controlled by a handful… Read More