From the birth of computing to Amazon: why tech’s gender problem is nothing new
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Decades after women were pushed out of programming, Amazon’s AI recruiting technology carried on the industry’s legacy of bias

A recent report revealed Amazon’s AI recruiting technology developed a bias against women because it was trained predominantly on men’s resumes. Although Amazon shut the project down, this kind of mechanized sexism is common and growing – and the problem isn’t limited to AI mishaps.

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