Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: sociology

17 bookmarks tagged “sociology

guest post: artificial intelligence discovers gayface. sigh. – scatterplot
The following is a guest post by Greggor Mattson. AI Can’t Tell if You’re Gay… But it Can Tell if You’re a Walking Stereotype. [First published September 9th. This post has been updated with subsequent information, denoted by square brackets, cited on this resource of responses to the story by tweeters, bloggers, media, and Kosinski himself].…

Own, Apologize, Repair: Coming Back to Integrity
There is a variation on ‘Not All Men.’ It is called ‘I Feel Bad When You Say That.’ My godson Kyle is six. He is fairly emotionally perceptive for his age, as his grownups have been working with him to create an emotionally responsible and self-aware boy who we hope will grow into an emotionally…

One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment - Mei Fong - Google Books
An intimate investigation of the world's largest experiment in social engineering, revealing how its effects will shape China for decades to come, and what that means for the rest of the world

What if jobs are not the solution but the problem? | Aeon Essays
Economists believe in full employment. Americans think that work builds character. But what if jobs aren’t working anymore?

Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil |
Longlisted for the National Book Award New York Times Bestseller A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern...

Des accidents de la route pas si accidentels, par Matthieu Grossetête (Le Monde diplomatique, août 2016)
À chaque période de vacances, tandis que le risque d'accidents de la route s'accroît, le thème de la sécurité au volant revient dans l'actualité. Le gouvernement multiplie alors les consignes de bon sens. En se focalisant sur le comportement individuel des conducteurs, ces préconisations négligent les causes profondes de la mortalité routière.

#FOMO at ICA «DIS Magazine
Report of “Fear Of Missing Out” event at London's Institute of Contemporary Art