From everyday apps to complex algorithms, technology has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to racist practices of a previous era. In this talk, Ruha Benjamin presents the concept of the “New Jim Code" to explore a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity.
Watch this session to hear:
- How to use data responsibly to prevent bias at scale.
- Whe implications of lack of diversity in data and the world of biased bots, altruistic algorithms and their many entanglements.
- What actions you can take to promote equitable data and the conceptual tools needed to decode tech promises with sociologically informed skepticism.
- Q&A on how data and analytics leaders can reduce AI bias and improve diversity in their own organizations
African American Studies