For our second Book Club episode, Sara Wachter-Boettcher joins us to talk about her book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech.
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01:02 – Sara’s Superpower: Communication and Connecting the Dots
03:43 – The Process of Writing, Editing, and Communicating the Book
06:17 – A Summary of Technically Wrong
11:13 – The Harms and Risk of Data Sharing on Social Media
14:42 – Bias and Algorithms
23:50 – Machine Learning and Image Recognition
28:48 – Ethics Training and Responsibility
Astrid: How we can get people to start making changes based off what we basically know.
John: Stress cases: Thinking about the ideal user and what are the qualities of other users that may be affected by the way something is presented?
Jamey: The importance of having cultures in tech and workplaces that are not homogenized.
Sara: We don’t get better at anything if we don’t talk about it and practice it.
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