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

How to Become a High-Tech Anti-Discrimination Activist Collective

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
All times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST / UTC +2).

The landscape of information is rapidly shifting as new demands are increasing investment in digital technologies. Yet, critical scholars continue to demonstrate how many technologies are shaped by and infused with values that are not impartial, disembodied, or lacking positionality. Technologies hold racial, gender, and class politics. In this talk, Dr. Safiya Noble will discuss her recent book, Algorithms of Oppression, and the impact of technology on the public.

This keynote follows Lisa Nakamura: Estranging Digital Racial Terrorism After COVID


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