Category: Communication Design
Title: Bias In, Bias Out - How Technology Discriminates
Name/s: Julia Pavlik
Medium, Object: Educational Concept on the Technology of Algorithms
University/s: FH Aachen
Supervision: Prof. Dipl.-Des. Ilka Helmig, Prof. Dipl.-Des. Eva Vitting
Algorithmic systems are an essential part of our everyday lives: they are used in voice assistants, job advertisements, but also in the granting of loans and criminal law, and they take over small tasks but also essential decisions about our lives.
They take over small tasks, but also essential decisions about our lives. While their areas of application are increasing, so are the risks. So too does the
discrimination potential, which must be countered with growing urgency. While awareness of this is growing within expert circles, there is still much ignorance among the general population.
general population, there is still a great deal of ignorance. The work clarifies the potential and the risk and encourages a solution-oriented discussion.
the impressive illustrations are scary. and that is good, because this topic is scary. the black and white book (nulleins) draws attention to an important societal problem in a serious but
problem in a serious but vividly illustrated form.