Welcome! In the workshop today, you will have the opportunity to:
1. Develop some awareness of search tool algorithms
2. Identify some specific initial limitations of Google-only searching
3. Practice using different search tools for college-level research
Find 4 sources (2 articles and 2 books) you might consult and use to help develop your arguments.
What do our algorithms say about our society? In this talk, social scientist Safiya Umoja Noble investigates the bias revealed in search engine results and argues why we have to be skeptical of the algorithms we rely upon every day.