In part 3 of Sarah's 4-part series on bias in AI and UX (available now), she provides a how-to guide for addressing your own implicit biases during user research, UX design, and usability testing. Check it out now at UX Matters.
In part 2 of Sarah's 4-part series on fighting gender and racial bias in AI and UX, you'll discover how your Google Searches and UX tools are pushing young, skinny, light-skinned faces toward mostly White technology folks, resulting in White-focused design solutions. Read on to learn how to fight these biases.
Remember the computer-science maxim Garbage in, garbage out? So goes big data in artificial intelligence (AI). The historical data we use to train the machines in AI research continue to reflect biases that many of us have hoped to relegate to the past. But, if you ask the machines, women belong in the home and Black men belong in … Continue reading Understanding racial and gender bias in UX: tips for fighting bias by design
Sarah has been researching bias in artificial intelligence over the last few years and has given three talks to Design Incubation and the In-House Agency Forum to share what she's learned. If you're interested in unbiasing your user experience research and battling systemic racism and sexism through design, watch out for Sarah's upcoming articles on … Continue reading How to unbias your UX
Normally the team at Black Pepper doesn't talk about money donated or time spent on good causes, but in the current climate, we felt it was important to communicate our values. A portion of our annual revenue (yes, revenue because there really aren't any profits when you're a self-employed consultant, especially after feeding the teenagers) … Continue reading Stand up for what you believe in