Run A Google Search For Black Girls What Will You Find Big Booty And Other Sexually Explicit Terms Are Likely To Come Up As Top Search Terms But, If You Type In White Girls, The Results Are Radically Different The Suggested Porn Sites And Un Moderated Discussions About Why Black Women Are So Sassy Or Why Black Women Are So Angry Presents A Disturbing Portrait Of Black Womanhood In Modern Society.In Algorithms Of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble Challenges The Idea That Search Engines Like Google Offer An Equal Playing Field For All Forms Of Ideas, Identities, And Activities Data Discrimination Is A Real Social Problem Noble Argues That The Combination Of Private Interests In Promoting Certain Sites, Along With The Monopoly Status Of A Relatively Small Number Of Internet Search Engines, Leads To A Biased Set Of Search Algorithms That Privilege Whiteness And Discriminate Against People Of Color, Specifically Women Of Color.Through An Analysis Of Textual And Media Searches As Well As Extensive Research On Paid Online Advertising, Noble Exposes A Culture Of Racism And Sexism In The Way Discoverability Is Created Online As Search Engines And Their Related Companies Grow In Importance Operating As A Source For Email, A Major Vehicle For Primary And Secondary School Learning, And Beyond Understanding And Reversing These Disquieting Trends And Discriminatory Practices Is Of Utmost Importance.An Original, Surprising And, At Times, Disturbing Account Of Bias On The Internet, Algorithms Of Oppression Contributes To Our Understanding Of How Racism Is Created, Maintained, And Disseminated In The 21st Century.
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- 256 pages
- Algorithms of Oppression
- Safiya Umoja Noble
- 11 July 2017 Safiya Umoja Noble