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    • Technically Wrong

    • Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech
    • By: Sara Wachter-Boettcher
    • Narrated by: Andrea Emmes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date: whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online. But few of us ask how all these digital products are designed, or why. It's time we change that. Many of the services we rely on are full of oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares. Chatbots that harass women. Signup forms that fail anyone who's not straight. Social media sites that send peppy messages about dead relatives. Algorithms that put more black people behind bars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By David Larson on 11-16-17

    Regular price: $20.99