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

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

by Sara Wachter-Boettcher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393634631
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 504,151
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sara Wachter-Boettcher runs Rare Union, a consultancy based in Philadelphia, and is the author of Technically Wrong, Design for Real Life, with Eric Meyer, and Content Everywhere. She helps organizations with digital product and content strategy, and speaks at conferences worldwide.

Table of Contents

1 Welcome to the Machine 1

2 Culture Misfit 13

3 Normal People 27

4 Select One 49

5 Delighted to Death 77

6 Tracked, Tagged, and Targeted 101

7 Algorithmic Inequity 119

8 Built to Break 147

9 Meritocracy Now, Meritocracy Forever 173

10 Technically Dangerous 195

Acknowledgments 201

Notes 203

Index 223

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