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Gender News Articles: Technology

Jun 3 2021 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Technology
In his 1960 book Critique of Dialectical Reason, French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre coined the term seriality to describe social relations in modern society.
Apr 19 2021 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Technology
Machine learning relies on “training” an algorithm on texts and then producing their intended output, which vary from algorithm to algorithm. Professor James Zou notes that a problem arises when the texts used to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems contain racial and gender biases. In a...
Mar 29 2021 | Posted In: Art and Literature, Technology
In a social world that is increasingly collapsing the barriers between the online and the offline, novelist and literary critic Lauren Oyler wants to ask the question, “How real is the internet?”
Feb 16 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Technology, Work and Organizations
When you think about Silicon Valley, what concepts come to your mind? “Disruption,” “genius,” and “innovation” – these are all words commonly associated with the tech industry. In What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley, Adrian Daub, the director of the...
Aug 20 2020 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, Technology
“The internet is just one part of society, and why should it be an empty room where those power structures of gender, and in general the patriarchy -- why should these not apply?” asks Nhi Le, a German journalist and researcher. “If you’re a female journalist online, you can get attacked in so many...