How Search Engines Show Their Bias: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Princeton University, and Arwa Michelle Mboya, MIT

Episode 3 October 20, 2021 00:39:16
How Search Engines Show Their Bias: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Princeton University, and Arwa Michelle Mboya, MIT
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How Search Engines Show Their Bias: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Princeton University, and Arwa Michelle Mboya, MIT
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Show Notes

Today’s guests have written a study about the Google Search engine, and the subtle – and not-so-subtle – ways in which it shows its bias, and in many ways perpetuates tired old stereotypes. Orestis Papakyriakopoulos is a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy. His research showcases political issues and provides ideas, frameworks, and practical solutions towards just, inclusive and participatory algorithms. Arwa Michelle Mboya is a research assistant at the MIT Media Lab. She is a virtual reality programmer and researcher who investigates the socio-economic effects of enhanced imagination.  

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