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Data Violence and How Bad Engineering Choices Can Damage Society

Cultural harms can go well beyond search results — which can be bad news for vulnerable communities

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Is “Data Violence” Really a Common Problem?

Are Engineers Asking the Right Questions?

If you have the temerity to insert your work into a political issue that…doesn’t immediately affect your life, you should also be prepared to accept the consequences — or, at the very least, answer a few hard questions.

This Is What Institutional Prejudice Looks Like in the Digital Age

Reinforcing Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric

Those choices are built on assumptions and prejudices about people, intimately weaving them into processes and results that reinforce biases and, worse, make them seem natural or given.

How We Can Fix This

Neither distributional nor representative forms of harm can survive without a cultural backdrop that enables them.

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