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Addressing "addressing age-related bias in sentiment analysis"

Algorithmic bias is one of the hot topics of research at the moment. There are observations of trained machine learning models that display sexism. For instance, the paper “ 502 more words


Book Review:The Darkness (Hidden Iceland) -Ragnar Jónasson ****

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavik Police has always found herself a bit out of step with the predominantly male dominated force that she works in. 221 more words

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...and so it goes...

More bad news…guess it isn’t going to stop. I had the other three of the four employment agencies contact me this week. Out of four, one offered to talk to me, but was clear that most of their placements are minimum-wage, labor intensive jobs. 51 more words

Confessions Of A Sad Man...

Power Dynamics in The Convent of Pleasure by Margaret Cavendish

In the article “Performance, Performativity, and Identity in Margaret Cavendish’s The Convent of Pleasure” Katherine R. Kellett argues that Cavendish’s play “interrogate[s] the limits of performance” by resisting stable identities (Kellett 119). 619 more words

Senator Feinstein, I Stand Up for Your Right to Run

Have you ever been the target of age discrimination or heard comments that made unfounded presumptions about individuals because of their age? I recently read an Internet article, published in the online version of The San Francisco Chronicle, in which the reporter raised concern over US Senator Dianne Feinstein’s running for another term. 1,101 more words

Aging Happy

Can you be in love at 13? Ageism in relationships.

Small disclaimer before we begin; in this post I am referring to relationships in which both parties consent and are of a reasonable age to do so.  2,694 more words

Chatty Thoughts

Ageism is Used as an Excuse for Anything and Everything by Bob Lowry

Ageism is Used as an Excuse for Anything and Everything by Bob Lowry

We don’t get that part time job we’d be good at because we are too old. 553 more words

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