“When this book was published, it really changed the way many people saw search engines. It’s about how algorithms can be sexist and racist and this is true of Google search engine in particular. People tend to think of Google search engine as something very neutral, very reliable. It’s public information, like a public service. Safiya Umoja Noble reminds us that Google is a commercial enterprise, it’s not the public sphere, it’s not a public square, it’s not an NGO and, actually, racism and sexism can be quite profitable.” Read more...
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