Algorithms

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Is Netflix Misleading You Based on Your Race?

Some users say the streaming service highlights minor characters of color to get them to watch programming starring White actors. The company says it’s just going by what they’ve watched before.

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The Surprising Reason Why All Google Searches Aren't Created Equal

Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble, author of the new book, “Algorithms of Oppression,” explains how racism is baked into the way you find information online.