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Naquasia, Ariel, NeeCee, Jazmine, Mimi, Tajiana , Dr. Andrew Williams The SpelBot robotics team at Spelman College recently tied for first place at the 2009 RoboCup in Japan. RoboCup is the largest event of research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in the world. This talented group of ladies are coached and led by Spelman Computer […]

Below is a video trailer about the increase in mobile phone subscriptions in Africa called ‘Hello African.’ The video is courtesy of, Martin Konzett, and the team at ICT4D Austria.   Mikey Digital

During Black History month 2009 Portland State University computer science professor Bryant York profiled 14 African-American males who are doing advanced research in computer science. These brothers are doing extraordinary research in everything from Network Security to Visual Data Mining. The 14 combined have over $32 million in research grant funding. I had the pleasure […]

Black Enterprise recently released the ‘Analog to Digital Conversion’ statistics compiled by the Nielsen Co. As you all know the federal government is mandating that television viewers around the country convert from analog to digital technology. The results are causing some industry researchers to speculate that this transition period may create a new digital divide. […]

Sup Y’all! Wanted to drop a line real quick to let everyone know that Black Digerati is undergoing a redesign. We encourage your feedback and any ideas you have that you believe can help the site serve you better. Either post a comment on the site or email the team at Mikey Digital

Tomorrow I will be attending the Second African American Internet Summit hosted by Target Market News in Chicago, IL. This summit brings together leading consumer marketers, ad agencies, Internet-based companies to examine how African-American consumers utilize the web for information and entertainment. The sessions cover a lot of different topics related to technology and media. […]

Prominent Advertising Resource Adweek recently reported that the African-American Internet population reflects the highest percentage of young people in the general African-American community. The younger generation (18 and under) of African-Americans represent 71% of this population. It goes on to point out that this group of young people is more likely than white Americans to […]