11:00 Talk – Moss Code: at the intersection of Blackness and Computer Science
How can the software and hardware we use every day better reflect Black cultural priorities in the communities around us? As computers become ever more powerful and disappear into our pockets, onto our wrists and into the coming wave of self-driving card, can technology play a useful role in our liberation struggles, or will it be used to further asset-strip the resources we still have?
A self started initiative in the historic Black community of moss Side, Manchester, Moss Code is an attempt to answer some of these questions by teaching, learning and doing.
Designer, programmer, visionary and artist, Ikem Nzeribe is a co-founder and tutor at MossCode, a community Computer science lab where the future is coded…