Readings for Lunch — [ 16 Feb 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

DATA VISUALISATION

Mapbreaking

A story about a paper map in a hospital in Baltimore, some pins on it, the observation that all maps are broken, and how how the representation of physical spaces can be bery different from what we are used to.

GENDER GAP

Technically Wrong: the book I needed to start the year

A review of Sara Wachter-Boettcher's book “Technicaly Wrong – Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech”, about how technology can make life really hard for a lot of people.