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Why did Google think two Zimbabwean women writers were the same person?

Posted Fri 15 Sep 2023 - 03:59 | 110 views

Algorithm bias manifests itself in unique ways every single day, affecting people of colour. Fungai Machirori explores how big tech corporations misidentify renowned Black women - error that continues to exist despite various alarms around the said bias.

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How feminist research shapes AI, privacy, and data protection discourse

Posted Fri 11 Dec 2020 - 04:46 | 4,645 views

In this second post in a series on artificial intelligence, research in the African context, Chenai shares why she believes that a feminist approach to research around AI is the only way.

Barbara Paes with young women in a workshop

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Bárbara Paes on Black feminist cyberactivists in Brazil and the neoliberalism of "women in tech"

Posted Tue 10 Nov 2020 - 11:36 | 4,615 views

Ani Hao interviews Bárbara Paes, a young Brazilian feminist, co-founder of Minas Programam. In this conversation they delve into Black feminist activism in Brazil, feminism funding and the co-optation of gender issues in technology spaces.