Newbeings 1619 Timeline



Start Learning To Code.

June 25, 2018

I was already building websites using templates, however, this is when I, Erskine, began to learn how to code using Python. This is the day I wrote my first line of computer code: print(‘Hello World’). I would start and stop teaching myself many time after this day. PS. I’m still learning.

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The World Comes To A Halt.

March 22, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs the “New York State on PAUSE” executive order, causing non essential workers to “shelter in place.”

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Start Learning Code & Building Online Portfolio.

March 23, 2020

Over the course of a few years multiple attempts were made and abandoned to learn how to code. Lock down provided undisturbed time to study.

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Began Reading the NYT 1619 Project

April 1, 2020

Learning to code is challenging. Began reading The 1619 project to mentally relax from learning code. Had purchased The 1619 project February 2020 and didn’t have time to read it. The lock down provided the opportunity.

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Covid 19 Runs Rampant!

April 7, 2020

Covid 19 reeks havoc. Social media timeline filled with R.I.P. posts. African Americans dying at a disproportionate rate.

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World Wide Protests Begin

May 26, 2020

The death of George Floyd sparks world wide protests.

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Newbeings 1619

May 30, 2020

What started out as an online portfolio turns into a concept called systemic upliftment and is named Newbeings 1619.

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Newbeings 1619 Social Media Platform (Now Available)

June 4, 2020

Social media platform where Black people are centered and not an afterthought. It is what social media should have been. Socialize. Strategize. Organize. Mobilize. Actualize. Participatory Democracy voting tech. Rewards points generated when socializing. Connected to business directory and other platforms to drive customers to Black owned businesses. Brainstorming groups, learning groups, etc. Unprecedented.

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Newbeings 1619 Tech (Now Available)

June 19, 2020

Website building tools and website hosting (with 95%+ uptime) to establish e-Commerce and online shopping for Black owned businesses. Making it easier for Black businesses to thrive in a covid-19 global economy governed by systemic racism. With 24/7 world class telephone accessible human tech support to help customers build a stunning, functioning successful website. TDK tech bootcamp to teach users how to build it themselves and start a career.

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Newbeings 1619 Directory (Now Available)

July 3, 2020

A search engine dedicated to Black owned businesses. Connected to social media platform and more. Will soon connect to Alexa platform making business info listed on directory available on Alexa.

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Blaque Joule Advanced Rewards Program (Now Available)

July 13, 2020

Advanced reward points called Blaque Joules. Created simply by socializing on social media. Three phase rollout. Phase 1. Rewards honored on Newbeing 1619 products and services initiated. Phase 2. Rewards become universal. Honored by all businesses listed on directory. Phase 3. Rewards go on blockchain technology. Better than cryptocurrency. Making Black owned businesses relevant to Black people and to the world.

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Ecosystem of Tech & Solutions (Now Available)

August 12, 2020

In order to thrive in a Covid 19 global economy governed by systemic racism we created systemic upliftment. Ecosystem of interconnected Technology, platforms, solutions, Historical Context, Vision & Compassion

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TDK Tech Bootcamp (Now Available)

August 13, 2020

The realization that African Americans can excel at tech and coding if taught to us properly results in the creation of TDK Tech Bootcamp. 3 Phase roll out. Phase 1: A group on our social media platform. Phase 2: Online Structured Lessons tailored to our learning style. Phase 3: Brick and mortar school.

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Alexa Integration With Directory (In Progress)

December 25, 2020

Customers will be able to access information about businesses and events listed on the Newbeings 1619 Directory.

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First Successful Bot

January 2, 2021

Created bot to gather data on how Black people spent their stimulus check.

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Artificial Intelligence (In Progress)

January 16, 2021

Built bots to retrieve information. They bought back more useful data than I could processes. Unacceptable! Began building Artificial Intelligence (Latayqua) using Black-tech-synthesis. Extremely tedious, time consuming yet very necessary to say the least. Can’t get her up soon enough!

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June 18, 2021 Vaccination Verification was born.

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