Didn't expect how this thread turned out 🙈😕

RT @colinmadland@twitter.com

A faculty member has been asking how to stop Zoom from removing his head when he uses a virtual background. We suggested the usual plain background, good lighting etc, but it didn't work. I was in a meeting with him today when I realized why it was happening.

Turns out algorithms are political. But algorithms are not racist. People creating them are.

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It doesn't matter if you write the algorithm explicitly or you train it. You create it.

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