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Biased search engines return gender discriminating results.


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Dr. Safiya U. Noble's "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism" exposed how biased search engines return results for queries like "Black girls" with vulgar, sexualized content. It was an early and powerful example of the issues with relying on a machine's (in this case, Google's search algorithm) understanding of datasets.

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