An interesting article by Estelle Caswell at Vox: Photography Race Bias (Sep 2015). Well worthwhile considering, if you work with photos or video – for instance for website publication. Even today it’s an issue, depending on the tools you use and how well you (can) use them!
And as the accompanying video notes, it’s also relevant for tech tricks such as face recognition and face tracking.
Most of the world population is non-white: skins have all kinds of beautiful colours. Make sure your prints, videos, sites and software does them all credit.
It’s not just the census. Ottawa’s been destroying research, wiping clean websites and deleting government records. How the attack on information threatens our economy, our reputation and what we know about ourselves.
This kind of thing is such a bad idea. It’s at least in part irreversible, and inevitably it hurts a society – not just parts of it, but everyone.
Removing bits of info a certain group doesn’t like, erasing pieces of national history…. just think about it.
It’s past 5pm on Go Home on Time Day. Here’s why you should take that advice.
There is a lot of evidence that the number of hours worked does not equate to how much you are getting done. With the OECD countries above, there is a statistically significant negative relationship between the average hours worked and the amount of money made per hour worked. In other words, the countries with longer working hours tend to have less economically productive workers.