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Data & SocietyA new podcast series from Data & Society and Public Books that explores the past, present, and future of data. Read moreMay 2021
Data & SocietyHow can we do less harm to communities of color with the technology we create? In their new paper Advancing Racial Literacy in Tech, Data & Society 2018-19 Fellows Jessie Daniels and Mutale Nkonde and 2017-18 Fellow Dara... Read moreMay 2019
DatabitesIn Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination... Read moreMay 2018
Data & Society"Discriminating Tastes" examines how bias may creep into evaluations of Uber drivers through consumer-sourced rating systems. Read moreOctober 2016
CultureDigitally.orgD&S Advisor Tarleton Gillespie responds to Gizmodo's recent piece alleging bias in Facebook's Trending Topics list. He argues that information algorithms like the ones used to identify “trends” on Facebook do not work alone... Read on CultureDigitally.orgMay 2016