Soulja Boy Presidential Debate Remix

Courtesy of JSmooth and the illdoctrine:

Yep, even Soulja Boy hated last night's debate on ABC.

YAHHH! Charles Gibson you're preposterous Acting like a toy with your boy Stephanopolous. Hosting the debate and boy you know that you were tripping. Gossiping so much they should call you Perez Gibson. Asking all these questions bout some flags on lapels, while our whole economy is getting dragged into hell? In case you haven't guessed it yet we're trying to pick a PRESIDENT, so why is everything you're talking bout so irrelevant?

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Imagine you've forgotten once again the difference between a gorilla and a chimpanzee, so you do a quick Google image search of “gorilla." But instead of finding images of adorable animals, photos of a Black couple pop up.

Is this just a glitch in the algorithm? Or, is Google an ad company, not an information company, that's replicating the discrimination of the world it operates in? How can this discrimination be addressed and who is accountable for it?

“These platforms are encoded with racism," says UCLA professor and best-selling author of Algorithms of Oppression, Dr. Safiya Noble. “The logic is racist and sexist because it would allow for these kinds of false, misleading, kinds of results to come to the fore…There are unfortunately thousands of examples now of harm that comes from algorithmic discrimination."

On At Liberty this week, Dr. Noble joined us to discuss what she calls “algorithmic oppression," and what needs to be done to end this kind of bias and dismantle systemic racism in software, predictive analytics, search platforms, surveillance systems, and other technologies.

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