WBUR: Search Engines Like Google Are Powered By Racist, Misogynist Algorithms, Says MacArthur Fellow

WBUR: Search Engines Like Google Are Powered By Racist, Misogynist Algorithms, Says MacArthur Fellow. “Safiya Noble burst out in tears upon hearing the news of her MacArthur Fellowship — when she finally answered the phone after a week of believing the Chicago number was robocalling her. Noble studies internet bias, and how search engines like Google or Yahoo exacerbate racism and bias against women. She’s founder and co-director of the University of California Los Angeles’ new Center for Critical Internet Inquiry.”

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