Friday, August 23, 2019

Imagine Kansas City Tech Diversity

Unfortunately, both equitable hiring and most of the other promises offered by the creative class of local startups have turned out to be fake news . . . Here's a conversation about best intentions that doesn't bother to look at local labor stats which still reveal most locals working very tough, old school service industry jobs . . . Checkit:

Innovation versus inclusive prosperity: Can hub developers create both in KC?

Place and prosperity go hand-in-hand, said William Dowdell. Less clear, however, is how developers and communities will strike a balance in their efforts to generate innovation and wealth in Kansas City. "Geography is a big part of this.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

I wonder why there aren’t many high tech companies in Africa.

Anonymous said...

LOL there is a reason we will never be competitive with Silicon Valley

Anonymous said...

7:08, same reason major high tech manufacturing is all eastern Asian, even their lowest class has impressive skill sets. The four major races have distinct differences in their skills as a whole, this is reflected in areas where those races are a significant majority.

Anonymous said...

The koloreds want everybody else to pay for their business but only they can get the profit, stupid sad people.

Anonymous said...

The white start ups are not succeeding, so inclusion in failure is not exactly a winner.

Better to pivot to a better way of doing things. I do agree the black community could use some prosperity, now let's make it genuine and not
pretend or pose on hollow things that are not coming through.

Anonymous said...

Lol, lay off the kool aid. What impressive skill sets? Like shitting on the ground or picking fleas of each other?