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How data can support equity in computing education

Data has historically been a tool of oppression. But if we consider how its interpretations and uses affect minoritized groups, data-driven tools could support diversity, equity, and inclusion in computing education and beyond.

By Benjamin Xie, December 2020

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Body-positive computing as a means to counteract normative biases in fitness trackers

Body-positive computing as a means to counteract normative biases in fitness trackers

Fitness trackers are rigidly defining what it means to be healthy and who "counts" as healthy. Body-positive computing can provide an alternative that allows people to engage with technologies more on their terms.

By Katta Spiel, July 2019

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The modernization of sports spectatorship

DEPARTMENT: Back

The modernization of sports spectatorship

By Daniela Zieba, July 2019

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Computer scientists in action: Christina Harrington, inclusive technology design

Meeting point: the computer lab

DEPARTMENT: Labz

Meeting point: the computer lab

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany

By Johanna Schacht, June 2016

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