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COLUMN: Letter from the editors

Looking back and ahead

By Karan Ahuja

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Computing organizations, General literature

SECTION: Features

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Why you being WEIRD to me?

HCI researchers and practitioners of all backgrounds need to consider the role WEIRD-ness plays in HCI methods, research, and communities and the impact that has on marginalized communities.

By Leslie Coney

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Cultural characteristics, Human computer interaction (HCI), Race and ethnicity, User characteristics, Women

Queer in AI

Queer in AI is an organization that aims to combat the harms faced by queer researchers within AI. Several inclusion initiatives are outlined, including those centered on policy and financial aid.

By Hetvi Jethwani, Arjun Subramonian, William Agnew, MaryLena Bleile, Sarthak Arora, Maria Ryskina, Jeffrey Xiong

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Artificial intelligence, Computing organizations, Gender, Sexual orientation

Asian-Americans, we must resign from our role as Silicon Valley's model minority mascot

This article interrogates the role of the "model minority" myth in the lives and careers of Asian Americans in tech. The author shares research as well as her own experiences and that of her peers to illuminate the harmful misconceptions and microaggressions that make up daily life. This article is particularly poignant as we mark the conclusion of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States.

By Raksha Muthukumar

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Cultural characteristics, Employment issues, Industry statistics, Race and ethnicity

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Putting the disability in DEI through inclusive imagery

Disability representation---both the presence of people with disabilities and images depicting disability---is increasingly integrated into computing. But how do we make sure the processes we have for developing inclusive imagery are themselves inclusive?

By Emory James Edwards

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Accessibility, Assistive technologies, People with disabilities

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Machine learning fairness in big tech

Auriel Wright talks about her work on advancing fairness and equity in computer vision at Google.

By Adinawa Adjagbodjou

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Accessibility, Computing profession, Human computer interaction (HCI), Machine learning

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Decoloniality in computing

This interview explores the relationship between social computing technology and decolonization and the relationship between coloniality and computing research.

By Jordan Taylor

HTML | In the Digital Library
Tags: Collaborative and social computing, Cultural characteristics, Geographic characteristics, Human computer interaction (HCI), Race and ethnicity, Social networking sites