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Smarika Kumar

Smarika occupies herself with the political play between human and artificial intelligence in the interstices of fiction and law. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Humboldt University, Berlin and is currently working on a manifesto and a handbook for the robot revolution.

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Gendered Reality Traps: How "Objective" Machine Learning Contributes to Intersectional Exploitation

Posted Tue 2 Oct 2018 - 18:20 | 1,046 views

Is technology neutral or is coding political? In this article Smarika Kumar explores how algorithms work in the real world, and how they are a reflection of existing biases and forms of exclusion and discrimination in society.

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