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You don't want to be an edge case

We are relying more and more on algorithms for making decisions for us but often they are designed for the "average" and people who are not in the "average" are left out. Here the "average" often means the elite or people who are already in power and control things. There have numerous cases of implicit sexism and racisim "by technology" [1] [2]. When designing technology we need to careful of whom we include but also who we exclude.

[1]: http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/25/6844021/apple-promised-an-expansive-health-app-so-why-cant-i-track [2]: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/jan/25/racism-colour-photography-exhibition

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