Graphic of layers - 1) what you share, 2) what your behavior tells them, 3) what the machine thinks about you
In that study, gender and ethnicity information was removed from descriptions of potential job candidates. It was a study designed to interrupt unconscious biases against women and ethnic minorities. The results were surprising - blind recruitment made things worse for women and members of ethnic minorities. These results illustrate the limits of behavioural economics in action.
How do the photos used by development organisations affect perceptions of international development? How do agencies ensure that images preserve their subjects’ dignity? Has social media created new opportunities for self-representation, or just reinforced the use of outdated visual clichés? These are some of the questions addressed during last week’s #DevPix Twitter chat hosted by the Overseas Development Institute. The topic sparked a lively conversation…
from Blog Council
Are there any corporations from whom you would refuse funding?
Collected posts on the theme of Gatesgate (as dubbed, I believe, by Allison Fine) - the recent revelations that some of the Gates Foundation's investments run counter to its philanthropic work
a collaborative initiative by marketing bloggers to set ethical and prosocial standards in marketing practice
A study find that just asking about behavior can lead to an increase in that behavior -- whether positive or negative.
What should a charity do when it has more money than it needs to carry out its original mission?