Algorithms (Weeks 6-9)

How do algorithms and data intersect with gender and race?

Monday, February 19 (Week 6)

  • Susan Elizabeth Ryan, “Wearable Computing” from Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age (2014)

Wednesday, February 21

Monday, February 26 (Week 7)

Wednesday, February 28

  • Work on Social Media Campaign Project

Monday-Friday, March 5-9 (Spring Break)

  • No Class

Monday, March 12 (Week 8)

  • Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech (2017), pp. 1102

Wednesday, March 14

  • Social Media Campaign Tutorial

Monday, March 19 (Week 9)

  • Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech (2017), pp. 103-207
  • Introduction to the Cultural Artifact project

Wednesday, March 21

  • Algorithms, Data, and Justice
  • Social Media Campaign Updates

Header: Shahquelle L. (2017) via Twitter