Tech for Social Justice

Project Blog

  • Practitioner Profile: Diana Nucera

    by Puck Lo

    March 7, 2017

    Diana Nucera, Director of the Detroit Community Technology Project, has traveled as far as Brazil and stayed as close as a mile to her home, teaching people how to build low-cost, small-scale, high-speed wireless Internet networks. An autodidact who DJs under the moniker, “Mother Cyborg,” Nucera sometimes incorporates a disco... read more

  • Practitioner Profile: Alfredo Lopez

    by Puck Lo

    February 28, 2017

    In July, police shot and killed Alton Sterling and Philando Castile — two unarmed Black men — in a 48-hour period. Videos of their deaths, filmed on cellphones by witnesses, went public almost immediately. Protests erupted across the US, and “Black Lives Matter” again became a rallying cry as thousands... read more