Emily Wright is a rising voice in Generation Z, with an eclectic background encompassing child care, education, marketing, and management, to name a few.
She has assisted in the growth of multiple small businesses, including establishment of North America’s first vegetarian grocery store, Larry’s Market, in British Columbia, Canada.
As a writer, her first book, ‘The 100 Days of Colour: Celebrating Frequetic Beauty,’ (in the works) is a firm look at the connection between algorithmic and subconscious bias, and discusses the psychology behind discrimination and how we can make positive progress in light of our biases.
Her brand, It’ll be alwright™, is the foundation of her multi-faceted business endeavours that focus on cultivating individual and collective potential.
The 100 Days of Colour: An Experiment Exploring the Relationship Between Subconscious and Algorithmic Bias
Talk Description :
As we move deeper into the Digital Age, how do we monitor the way our subconscious biases are passed on to our technology, and how do we rectify these biases?
In this talk, I shall be sharing an experiment I conducted looking at algorithmic bias in the Spotify program, demonstrating how the personal preferences of programmers and curators impact the recommendations presented to users.