Current read: "Technically wrong" by Sara Wachter-Boettcher.
I've barely started and it already feels like a mandatory reading for anyone involved in tech.
@skiant ooh saw it on Twitter the other day, I’d be curious to read your opinion :)
@skiant ooooo this looks rather interesting. let us know what you learn?
The book referenced this post as one of the many examples: https://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2014/12/24/inadvertent-algorithmic-cruelty/
@skiant Just purchased, thank you for the recommendation!
@skiant I'm so grateful for the growing awareness (and the people helping spread that awareness) that just because something runs on a computer doesn't mean the thing is objective, fair, ethical, or right.
@skiant In the same vein, may I also recommend "Weapons of Math Destruction"?
@bgcarlisle I'll check it out, thanks!
@skiant Just picked this up myself.
@skiant Will be making this my next read I think... Looks very interesting!
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