Category: MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY

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Amid Social Justice Protests, Another Wave of Reckonings Hits the Restaurant Industry

Amid Social Justice Protests, Another Wave of Reckonings Hits the Restaurant Industry

In several cities, chefs are using social media to share worker stories of racism, sexism, and toxic workplaces The Black Lives Matter movement has [...]
Zooming’ While Black During the Pandemic

Zooming’ While Black During the Pandemic

Videoconferencing from our private spaces opens a lens on cultural authenticity, professional image, workplace code-switching and white privilege. Rea [...]
THERE’S AN UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN VIRTUAL MEETINGS. HERE’S HOW YOU CAN AVOID IT

THERE’S AN UNCONSCIOUS BIAS IN VIRTUAL MEETINGS. HERE’S HOW YOU CAN AVOID IT

While employees use videoconferencing now more than ever, there’s an issue happening beneath the surface with platforms like Zoom, Teams and Skype bey [...]
Artificial Intelligence Can Now Emulate Human Behaviors – Soon It Will Be Dangerously Good

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Emulate Human Behaviors – Soon It Will Be Dangerously Good

Is this face just an assembly of computer bits? PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock.com Ana Santos Rutschman, Saint Louis University When arti [...]
‘Bias deep inside the code’: the problem with AI ‘ethics’ in Silicon Valley

‘Bias deep inside the code’: the problem with AI ‘ethics’ in Silicon Valley

According to the Guardian, "Major tech corporations have launched AI “ethics” boards that not only lack diversity but sometimes include powerful peopl [...]
Public Attitudes Toward Computer Algorithms

Public Attitudes Toward Computer Algorithms

Americans express broad concerns over the fairness and effectiveness of computer programs making important decisions in people’s lives according to Pw [...]
Sandra Oh makes history (twice!) at the Golden Globes

Sandra Oh makes history (twice!) at the Golden Globes

Actress Sandra Oh celebrated a milestone night on Sunday: she was not only the first Asian American to co-hosted the Golden Globes, but she also took [...]
Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

CNN reports that "every baby born in the United States is given a routine blood test to screen for dozens of inherited medical conditions. Now, the U [...]
Amazon Is Selling Cops Its Facial Recognition Tool. That’s A Bad, Potentially Racist Move.

Amazon Is Selling Cops Its Facial Recognition Tool. That’s A Bad, Potentially Racist Move.

Facial recognition software often does not properly identify darker-skinned people. As the people “leveraging” the Rekognition technology may or may n [...]
Algorithms are Coming for Their Jobs, so Workers are Teaching Themselves Algorithms

Algorithms are Coming for Their Jobs, so Workers are Teaching Themselves Algorithms

When cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes started automating its quality assurance testing last year, it knew that the move could put more than four do [...]
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