Notes / 22 February 2019
This is a group activity intended to help you get to know your teammates and learna bit about how algorithms like the one that drives Google's Image Search construct, influence, or respond to social norms. In this activity, you will compare search results for different terms.
Choose a pair of related or similar careers or identity categories like "doctor","nurse","professor","teacher", "parent","grandparent","criminal", "baby", "entrepreneur", "technician", "programmer", etc.
For each search result, run a Google Image search, then record evident demographic characteristics in each. Make a table listing categories like gender, race, age, or any other representational characteristic.