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Built-in Bias

Racial bias has not only worked its way into tech workplaces, it’s also in the products we build. How can we mitigate the harm that these biases cause in the products Silicon Valley puts out into the world?

In this episode

Clyde Ford

Clyde Ford

Author, psychotherapist, software engineer

Kim Crayton

Kim Crayton

Antiracist economist, founder of the #causeascene movement

Jacqueline Gibson

Jacqueline Gibson

Software Engineer, Digital Equity Advocate

Vincent Southerland

Vincent Southerland

Executive Director of NYU Law’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law

Dr. Allissa Richardson

Dr. Allissa Richardson

Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication at USC

Adam Recvlohe

Adam Recvlohe

Software Engineer, Founder of Natives in Tech

David Dylan Thomas

David Dylan Thomas

Author, speaker, content strategy advocate at Think Company

Highlights

“We generally tend to look at technology almost as though it's a neutral force and not something that has this incredible historical baggage around human rights and around racism.”

Clyde Ford

“We need to understand that tech is not neutral, cause there's far too many people in tech who cause harm because they have the fallacy that tech is not biased.”

Kim Crayton

“Allowing whiteness to be considered as synonymous with humanity is why we continue to see technology built for certain types of people.”

Jacqueline Gibson

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