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Race After Technology

Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code

Ruha Benjamin

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen disc...
Publish Date
2019
June 16
Goodreads rating
4.32
ISBN
9781509526406
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Jul 06, 2019
So the dynamic @Ruha9 has written a brilliant book about the intersection of race and tech. The tentacles of racism wind their way all through Silicon Valley, AI, and emerging technology systems. Fascinating! @TrevorNoah      source
Sep 18, 2019
This is a wonderful book. Everyone should read and learn from it.      source
You’re so generous. Get this book. It is brilliant!      source
May 19, 2019
@ruha9 It is such a brilliant book!! ❤️❤️❤️      source