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There were really good answers to the tweet suggesting that "algorithms can't be racist because they are math", so I made a top 10.

Let's jump in.

1/ My personal favorite is Dr. @mathbabedotorg's, the world's expert on the topic, and yet her answer is benevolent and humble:

2/ Google's deep learning expert @fchollet's answer generalizes the argument of @RealSaavedra into the concept of "bias laundering", which I bet will come back often in the next years:

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Ok #devrel discussion time. If you choose to use twitter for your devrel activities or you identify your company and your role in devrel for the company THEN
1/x
DO NOT make your twitter timeline all about marketing for your company
AND
DO NOT make your twitter timeline all about your personal life or just tweeting back and forth with your friends/admirers
2/x
As a devrel professional this will not go well. I DO think you should have *some* company and personal content on your timeline. It helps to make clear who you work for, things you are proud of at your company, and that you are a real human. 3/x
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I'm re-reading articles about #burnout before finishing up this section of my #DevRel book and stumbled on this oldie-but-goodie from @aprilwensel:

"What burns people out is not doing hard work, but rather feeling like their work doesn’t matter."

medium.com/compassionate-…
Don't get me wrong... as long as I know my work still matters, I'm ok with doing the basic, repetitive work that I'm overqualified for but that needs to happen to keep the team going. It's a part of every job, right?
The difference is when I'm told that my time is best spent doing that drudge work rather than doing the work that I love & care deeply about. The message that sends me is that the work that I care about the most is essentially worthless & is doing nothing to further the company.
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