Before Algorithms: A History of Bias and Oppression in Computing

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Video: digital HKS Special Event November 8, 2018 #BeforeAlgorithmsDr. Safiya Noble, Dr. Sarah Roberts, Dr. Marie Hicks, and Dr. Khalil Muhammad join us for a conversation about the underlying systems of power, privilege, and oppression as they relate to present-day conversations about algorithms. There are many conversations about algorithms, and the impact of technology, but there aren’t as many conversations about ‘how we got here’ - or reflect on the fact that ‘we have been here before.’