8 episodes

“The Gray Area” is a new podcast series where our host, noted Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Investor, Angela Benton talks tech and culture with today’s tastemakers. From the latest headlines to emerging tech trends this unique interview style show blends what’s hot in tech to what’s hot in the streets and proves it’s not always black and white; it’s engaging, informative, and funny as hell. It’s tech, like you’ve never experienced before. Benton, a pioneer in the technology industry, has helped minority entrepreneurs raise over $47MM in funding and is currently the Founder of Streamlytics, where she brings transparency to what people are streaming by empowering consumers to own their data. She’s the plug, and now...she’s plugging you in too.

The Gray Area w/ Angela Benton Angela Benton

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“The Gray Area” is a new podcast series where our host, noted Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Investor, Angela Benton talks tech and culture with today’s tastemakers. From the latest headlines to emerging tech trends this unique interview style show blends what’s hot in tech to what’s hot in the streets and proves it’s not always black and white; it’s engaging, informative, and funny as hell. It’s tech, like you’ve never experienced before. Benton, a pioneer in the technology industry, has helped minority entrepreneurs raise over $47MM in funding and is currently the Founder of Streamlytics, where she brings transparency to what people are streaming by empowering consumers to own their data. She’s the plug, and now...she’s plugging you in too.

    Apple and Google to Start Sharing Phone Location Data + COVID-19 Status

    Apple and Google to Start Sharing Phone Location Data + COVID-19 Status

    Quick episode on recent updates with Apple and Google planning to share your location and COVID-19 status. This is called contact tracing and I discuss the implications it has on our society without a federal privacy law in place. Articles referenced in...

    • 22 min
    CRISPR, Storing Data in Your DNA + Coronavirus (Part 2)

    CRISPR, Storing Data in Your DNA + Coronavirus (Part 2)

    In Part 2 of this podcast Angela and Reginald continue to discuss the intersection of health and technology by expanding on CRISPR technology and its use to limit generational impact of genetic diseases, your DNA being used as data storage, and the...

    • 28 min
    Your DNA Data Might Be Sold Already, Biohacking + CRISPR (Part 1)

    Your DNA Data Might Be Sold Already, Biohacking + CRISPR (Part 1)

    Angela discusses your genetic data being sold by sites like 23andMe and companies getting paid from licensing your genetic data to develop new drugs, biohacking, and CRISPR technology with Reginald Swift. Reggie is the Founder of Rubix Life Sciences...

    • 27 min
    Why CCPA Applies to You Even if You Aren't in Cali + Apple Isn’t Really Giving You All of Your Data

    Why CCPA Applies to You Even if You Aren't in Cali + Apple Isn’t Really Giving You All of Your Data

    Angela discusses California Consumer Privacy Act, recent consumer class action lawsuits, Apple not giving you all of your data and more with Kenan Weaver. Kenan spent time working with companies with implementation and compliance in the European Union...

    • 30 min
    Facial Recognition + The Visual History of Black Folks

    Facial Recognition + The Visual History of Black Folks

    Angela discusses facial recognition and the visual history of African-Americans, Clearview AI and why your picture is probably in their database even if you’re not online, data portability and more with Alicia Stewart. Alicia is a storyteller at heart...

    • 36 min
    Artificial Intelligence Replacing Jobs in Radio + Technology Mass Surveillance

    Artificial Intelligence Replacing Jobs in Radio + Technology Mass Surveillance

    Angela discusses artificial intelligence replacing jobs w/ iHeartMedia’s layoffs, mass surveillance using technology, and more with Shawn Gunn.

    • 39 min

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