30/30 DEI Challenge – Day 9

“How I’m Fighting Bias in Algorithms”

 TED Talk by Joy Buolamwini

 Time: 8:30

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Joy Buoloamwini (a graduate researcher at MIT’s Media Lab) explains in layman’s terms the concept of algorithmic bias and its implications for society as the use of artificial intelligence becomes more widespread; she also talks about her initiative, the Algorithmic Justice League, which seeks to identify and bring attention to such biases.

“10 Facts on Disability”

 Article by WHO

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In this article, the World Health Organization lays out some surprising facts about the prevalence and effects of disability across the world; their website provides a plethora of additional resources on the topic.

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