How algorithms get sexist

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Guest: Sara Wachter-Boettcher [1], a web consultant who works on designing things for people to use – and has just written a book about how that process so often goes so horribly off-track. It’s called Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and other Threats of Toxic Tech. Like this? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts [2] , or paste our feed link [3] into any podcast app that doesn’t have us listed. Music: “Scuba [4]” by Simun Mathewson, under Creative Commons – Attribution [5] License. [1] https://twitter.com/sara_ann_marie [2] https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kpfa-upfront-tech/id1281302523 [3] https://kpfa.org/area941/program/tech/feed/ [4] http://freemusicarchive.org/music/simun_mathewson/Circuit/Scuba [5] https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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