diversity

The Pipeline Isn’t the Problem

Companies need to look inward to their own culture instead of outward to the pipeline.

Will Fintech End Racist Lending?

Fintech should be able to replace racially-tainted methods of measuring risk with shiny, new algorithms that don’t discriminate.

How to Fix Tech’s–and Venture Capital’s–Diversity Problem

An innovation executive explains how--and why--we should be as diligent about fixing tech's diversity/inclusion problems as we are in triaging failing products.

Big Data Isn’t Removing Tech’s Bias. It’s Worsening Social Problems.

Collecting more data doesn’t actually improve diversity, fairness and justice. It increases how much people are surveilled by poorly regulated tech companies.

Diversity Difficulties in Tech: Women need to be prepared to change the rules

“We have to rethink everything. If you think about the world we’re living in, men designed it. They selected the players. They selected the rules. Then, they selected what ‘winning’ looks like. We don’t quite...

Andela Brings African Tech Talent to the Rest of the World

Andela offers a window into a promising possible future for work: A distributed workforce that is more diverse and creates economic opportunity where there was little before.

Diversity is Meaningless Without Inclusion

Diversity programs are a good start, but diversity hiring alone is meaningless without a commitment to include those voices in a substantial way.

Welcome to Precision Medicine (If You’re White)

Genomics helps tailor treatment for growing numbers of patients. But it works best for white people, who often already populate databases. How can it become valuable for everyone?

If Society is Governed by Computer Code, How Will Coders Understand Ethics?

As technology extends further through tools like artificial intelligence, we need to ensure that the people writing the software — the computer scientists — are educated in ethics.

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