bias

coding

Trolls Baffled by Victoria's Secret Model Who Codes

Instagram trolls tried to question Lyndsey Scott's coding skills—and showed how pervasive these biases are in tech.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
The Plug

This VR Founder Wants to Gamify Empathy to Reduce Racial Bias

Clorama Dorvilias wants to remove shame and guilt from diversity and inclusion training.
Tyler Young
7.20.18
algorithms

Copyright Law Makes Artificial Intelligence Bias Worse

But it could be used to help fix the problem too.
Louise Matsakis
10.31.17
Updates

Google Is Sorry its Sentiment Analyzer is Biased

The company’s Cloud Natural Language API rated being a Jew or homosexual as negative.
Louise Matsakis
10.25.17
bias

Google’s Sentiment Analyzer Thinks Being Gay Is Bad

This is the latest example of how bias creeps into artificial intelligence.
Andrew Thompson
10.25.17
bad algorithms

Silicon Valley Is Inserting Its Biases Into Nearly Every Technology We Use

A new book argues that algorithmic bias is a result of the insular, mostly white tech industry.
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
10.10.17
bad code

The Algorithms Aren’t Working for the Rest of Us

Code carries human bias and mistakes.
Louise Matsakis
9.27.17
Doctor's Note

Doctors Are Victims of Xenophobia in Trump's America

Racial tension percolating in the shadows is finding light in the hospital.
Jalal Baig, MD
8.28.17
sexual assault

We Need to Acknowledge Male Rape Victims' Trauma, Researchers Say

A new study debunks the theory that women are more likely than men to experience emotional trauma following a sexual assault.
Kimberly Lawson
7.10.17
police brutality

All Victims Should Be 'Ideal Victims'

An expert on criminology explains what it takes for black men brutalized by police to get the benefit of the doubt.
Brian Josephs
5.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Judge Won't Hear Adoption Cases for Gay Parents

Judge W. Mitchell Nance said his decision was "a matter of conscience."
Drew Schwartz
5.1.17
Sausage-making party

How the Magic Leap Lawsuit Illuminates Tech’s Gendered Design Bias

It’s not pretty.
Jordan Pearson
2.15.17
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