Information (Algorithm) Bias Notes

by, Tahirah Walker, PhD

References from Presentation on July 30, 2020

Safiya Umoja Noble’s Algorithms of Oppression
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Caitlin Rosenthal’s Accounting for Slavery
Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management

Google the Giant: Google Ad Portal Equated “Black Girls” with Porn
Article Link on The Markup

Five Years of Tech Diversity Reports—and Little Progress
Article Link on Wired

Duck Duck Go Search Engine
https://duckduckgo.com/about

Map of Wikipedia Articles
40 maps that explain the internet

Excerpt from Mounir Mahjoubi, Minister of State (Digital) in France
How Health Care Changes When Algorithms Start Making Diagnoses

Original Mahjoubi Statements
Protection des données personnelles – Séance en hémicycle du mercredi 7 février 2018 à 21h30 – Intervention de Mounir Mahjoubi

Admissions Algorithms Article with Image
How big data made applying to college tougher, crueler, and more expensive.

Descriptive/Decorative Images: https://unsplash.com/

Learning More

Dissecting racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations

Opinion | When the Robot Doesn’t See Dark Skin

Algorithmic Justice League – Unmasking AI harms and biases

Teaching Tools

How to Train Your Robot Companion

Teachable Machine

Joy Buolamwini: How I’m fighting bias in algorithms | TED Talk