Human sciences

M. Saliou (Technofeminism): “Technology imposes a deterministic approach”

● In her book “Technofeminism – How digital technology is worsening inequalities” (Grasset), journalist Mathilde Saliou takes stock of the sexist mechanisms propagated in the digital space.
● From making women invisible in the digital world to the ethics of algorithms, this book invites us to look at technology from a new socio-historical angle by going back to the foundations of the mechanisms of discrimination in the digital sector.
● Whether in video games, masculinist forums or amongst business peers, this essay offers a counter-history of the digital world based on the exclusion of women and other minorities.
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Mathilde Saliou - photo crédit © Jean-François Paga, chez Grasset
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