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Word embeddings quantify 100 years of gender and ethnic stereotypes
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A framework to demonstrate how the temporal dynamics of the embedding helps to quantify changes in stereotypes and attitudes toward women and ethnic minorities in the 20th and 21st centuries in the United States is developed.
Has Feminism Changed Science
Do women do science differently? This is a history of women in science and a frank assessment of the role of gender in shaping scientific knowledge. Science is both a profession and a body of
Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World
* Acknowledgments * Introduction *"The Base for All Economics" * Plan of the Book *1. Voyaging Out * Botanistes Voyageurs * Maria Sibylla Merian * Biopirates * Who Owns Nature? * Voyaging Botanical
Agnotology : the making and unmaking of ignorance
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This book discusses Agnotology as a Strategy in the Debate over Genetically Engineered Organisms, and theorizing Ignorance, and its role in that debate.
AI can be sexist and racist — it’s time to make it fair
Computer scientists must identify sources of bias, de-bias training data and develop artificial-intelligence algorithms that are robust to skews in the data, argue James Zou and Londa
Sex and gender analysis improves science and engineering
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A roadmap for sex and gender analysis across scientific disciplines is provided and it is called on researchers, funding agencies, peer-reviewed journals and universities to coordinate efforts to implement robust methods of sex andGender analysis.
The Mind Has No Sex?: Women in the Origins of Modern Science
Introduction 1. Institutional Landscapes Monasteries and Universities Renaissance Courts Scientific Academies Women at the Periphery Parisian Salons Women's Academies 2. Noble Networks The Curious
Skeletons in the Closet: The First Illustrations of the Female Skeleton in Eighteenth-Century Anatomy
IN 1796 THE GERMAN ANATOMIST Samuel Thomas von Soemmerring published in a separate folio what he claimed to be the first illustration of a female skeleton.' This was a remarkable claim since Andreas
Opinion: Gender diversity leads to better science
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This paper proposes the following “mechanisms for innovation” specifying why gender diversity matters for scientific discovery and what managers should do to maximize its benefits, and encourages greater diversity.
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