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The New Jim Code: Race, Caceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, technology has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to racist practices of a previous era. In this talk, Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, presents the concept of the “New Jim Code” to explore a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity.

Thursday, 10/17/19

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Sutardja Dai Hall

UC Berkeley
Banatao Auditorium
Berkeley, CA 94720