Algorithms and Interfaces (Weeks 10-12)

How do algorithms and data intersect with gender and race?

Monday, March 23 (Week 10)

  • Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech (2017), pp. 1–102
  • Blog (Round 4): Group B

Wednesday, March 25

  • Technically Wrong, pp. 103-207
  • Blog (Round 4): Group C

Monday, March 30 (Week 11)

Wednesday, April 1

Monday, April 6 (Week 12)

Wednesday, April 8

  • Virginia Eubanks, “Introduction,” “From Poorhouse to Database,” and “The Digital Poorhouse” from Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (2018), pp. 1-38 and 174-200
  • Blog (Round 5): Group C

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