Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech - audiobook download MP3 and WMA

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  • Published: 2019-02-01T01:20:00+03:00
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Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date: whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online. But few of us ask why all these digital products are designed the way they are....

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Details of Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

Original Title
Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech
ISBN13
9780393634631
Primary Format
Hardcover
Number of Pages
240 pages
Book Language
English
Audio Format
MP3, WMA
MP3 Quality
96 kbps

Overview

Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date: whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online. But few of us ask why all these digital products are designed the way they are. It's time we change that.

Many of the services we rely on are full of oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares: Chatbots that harass women. Signup forms that fail an Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date: whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online. But few of us ask why all these digital products are designed the way they are.

It's time we change that. Many of the services we rely on are full of oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares: Chatbots that harass women. Signup forms that fail anyone who's not straight.

Social media sites that send peppy messages about dead relatives. Algorithms that put more black people behind bars. Sara Wachter-Boettcher takes an unflinching look at the values, processes, and assumptions that lead to these and other problems.

Technically Wrong demystifies the tech industry, leaving those of us on the other side of the screen better prepared to make informed choices about the services we use—and demand more from the companies behind them.

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