Words create reality; what we say and write makes ideas concrete. The explosion of research about algorithms has resulted in specific descriptive phrases about their nature and characteristics. Let’s take a brief tour through some of them to see how they reflect our hopes and concerns.
There is a strong need to explicitly acknowledge deeply embedded racist thinking in order to move towards systemic change in public libraries.
I wonder if students sitting in front of a large display outside my office have noticed that the subject is potent: Stereotypes.
White middle class professional library values can create an unlevel playing field for Indigenous organizations and individuals. How? By privileging one world view over another.
Have you seen the "Ban Bossy" campaign geared to girls? My first reaction was “hey, bossiness has its place’ (growing up, my friends called me…