A list of resources to learn about injustice in tech and what you can do about it
If you’re in tech and “don’t care” about the world around you — I’m worried about what you’ll create
You’re indifference has consequences.
Want to be a great developer/pm/designer or any other role in tech? Listen and learn about the world around you.
Social justice issues will always be tech issues.
The following are a list of resources that break this down
Weapons of Math Destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy -Cathy O’Neil
Algorithms of Oppressions: How search engineers reinforce racism -Safiya U. Noble
Artificial Unintelligence: How computers misunderstand the world- Meredith Broussard
Race After Technology: Abolitionist tools for the new Jim code -Ruha Benjamin
Technology Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other threats of toxic tech Sara Wachter-Boettcher
Automating Inequality: How high tech tools profile, police and punish the poor Virginia Eubanks
excavating.ai — The politics of images in machine learning training sets
Pro Publica — Machine bias
Algorithmic Justice League — Movement towards equitable and accountable AI
Fast.ai — AI Ethics Resources
The Way we use Technology amplifies equality — My article that summarizes these issues and provides references at the end
Have more resources? Link them in the comments!
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