Here are 18 books that will radically change the way you think about AI, algorithms, and technology📚🔥
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#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat #justice #diversity Covers of 18 books in this thread
1. Algorithms of Oppression
Safiya Umoja Noble @safiyanoble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. #AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
2. Automating Inequality
Virginia Eubanks @PopTechWorks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
3. Technically Wrong
Sara Wachter-Boettcher @SandraWachter5 demystifies the tech industry, leaving those of us on other side of the screen better prepared to make informed choices about the services we use and to demand more from companies behind them.…
4. Weapons of Math Destruction
Cathy O’Neil reveals the mathematical models being used today are unregulated and uncontestable, even when they’re wrong.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
5. Race After Technology
Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
6. Viral Justice
Part memoir, part manifesto, Ruha Benjamin’s latest book is a sweeping and deeply personal exploration of how we can transform society through the choices we make every day.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
7. Design Justice
Sasha Costanza-Chock’s book goes beyond calls for design for good, user-centered design, employment diversity in technology & design professions; it connects design to larger struggles for collective liberation and ecological survival…
8. Technology and The Virtues
Shannon Vallor makes the case that if we are to have any real hope of securing a future worth wanting, then we will need more than just better technologies. We will also need better humans.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
9. Artificial Unintelligence
Meredith Broussard argues that our collective enthusiasm for applying computer technology to every aspect of life has resulted in a tremendous amount of poorly designed systems.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
10. Privacy in Context
Helen Nissenbaum counters that information ought to be distributed and protected according to norms governing distinct social contexts--whether it be workplace, health care, schools, or among family and friends.…
11. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff @shoshanazuboff vividly brings to life the consequences as surveillance capitalism advances from Silicon Valley into every economic sector.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
12. Privacy is Power
Carissa Veliz @CarissaVeliz calls for the end of the data economy and proposes concrete measures to bring that end about, offering practical solutions, both for policymakers and ordinary citizens.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
13. Responsible Artificial Intelligence
Virginia Dignum @vdignum examines the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence systems as they integrate and replace traditional social structures in new sociocognitive-technological environments
#AI #ethics…
14. Hello World
Hannah Fry @hannahfry says it’s time we stand face-to-digital-face with the true powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.
#AI #tech…
15. Programmed Inequality
Mar Hicks explores the story of labor feminization and gendered technocracy that undercut British efforts to computerize.
#AI #tech #diversity #STEM #bookchat…
16. Behind the Screen
Sarah T. Roberts offers the first extensive ethnographic study of the commercial content moderation industry.
#AI #tech #ethics #bookchat…
17. Invisible Women
Caroline Criado Perez investigates the shocking root cause of gender inequality and research in Invisible Women, diving into women’s lives at home, the workplace, the public square, the doctor’s office, and more.
#AI #tech #diversity…
18. Predict and Surveil
Sarah Brayne offers an unprecedented look at how police use big data and surveillance tech, leveraging on-the-ground fieldwork with one of the most technologically advanced law enforcement agencies in the world-the LA Police Dept.…
Edited w/ correct handle Thx Pierre!
14. Hello World
Hannah Fry @FryRsquared says it’s time we stand face-to-digital-face with true powers & limitations of algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, commerce…

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