technology


LAPD’s Growing Use of Surveillance State Technology

With the recent protest in Ferguson, MO over the shooting of Michael Brown and the heavy handed response of the Ferguson police department, bringing out mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles (MRAP), tear gas, snipers, and camouflaged dressed cops, much focus has been put on the militarization of the police force. Los […]


Los Angeles Police Department Rolling Out Crime Predicting Software

Today’s police officers are getting real excited at the prospect of new law enforcement toys that will be in their hands in the near future. For example, there are the drones that will soon be available to help chase criminals down and then there’s that really cool, and slightly disturbing, […]


Black Tech Professionals Launch Summer Mentor Program for Teenage Boys in Oakland

If you’re a Black family with kids with an interest in science or computers send them to the San Francisco Bay Area. If you’re already there, you’re lucky. There are a growing number of groups in that area focused on reaching out to young girls and boys in urban communities […]


No More Hunting for Downtown LA Parking

If you work in downtown LA or you go there frequently for sports events, concerts or shopping, your parking experience just got easier. Source: laexpresspark.org On May 21, 2012, a one-year pilot program called LA Express Park™ was launched in downtown LA by LADOT. It uses real-time wireless technology to […]


Job Opportunity with Tech Firm in Silicon Beach (Santa Monica)

Picture it. You’re working for an industry leading tech firm that’s providing cutting edge mobile solutions for name-brand companies such as AT&T, General Motors, and Toshiba – and its only blocks away from the beach. Sound nice? Heads up, this dream job could actually happen. An award-winning mobile consulting and […]