Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: diversity

13 bookmarks tagged “diversity

What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism. | MIT Technology Review

technologyreview.com/2020/09/05/1008187/racial-injustice-statements-tech-companies-racism-racecraft-opinion/
On August 31, Airbnb launched Project Lighthouse, an initiative meant to “uncover, measure, and overcome discrimination” on the home-sharing platform. According to the company, Project Lighthouse will identify discrimination by measuring whether a renter’s perceived race correlates with differences in the rate or quality of that person’s bookings, cancellations, or reviews. This project comes amid…

Digital Technology doesn't have values. People do. - Digital

blogs.gov.scot/digital/2017/03/13/technology-doesnt-have-values-people-do/
“Once you skip ahead to think technology will either harm everything or solve everything, you’ve effectively removed the need to apply critical thinking.” (Amy Webb)

What GitHub did to kill its trolls | Fusion

fusion.net/story/369325/how-to-stop-online-harassment/
A few years ago, the software start-up GitHub faced an uncomfortable truth: It could be a pretty unpleasant place.