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free Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men epub by Caroline Criado Perez

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That excludes womenAward winning campaigner and writer Caroline Criado Perez brings together for the first time an impressive range of case studies stories and new research from across the world that illustrate the hidden ways in which women are forgotten and the impact this has on their health and well being In making the case for change this powerful and provocative book will make you see the world an Invisible Women is the story of what happens when we forget to account for half of humanity It is an expos of how the gender data gap harms women when life proceeds or less as normal In urban planning politics the workplace It is also about what happens to women living in a world built on male data when things go wrong When they get sick When they lose their home in a flood When they have to flee that home because of warMy husband is not a knuckle dragging caveman but he is a middle aged white Canadian male totally oblivious to the privileges afforded to him by our society admittedly many of those privileges are granted to me as well We were in the car listening to the radio over the summer and It s a Man s World began to play Dave chuckled and said Boy things have changed

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Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

E systematically ignoring half the population It exposes the gender data gap – a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual systemic discrimination against women and that has created a pervasive but invisible bias with a profound effect on women’s livesFrom government policy and medical research to technology workplaces urban planning and the media Invisible Women reveals the biased data Simply said if someone is in power he tries to make a policy that meets his wishes and reflects the image of the society company etc he wants to build This can be done in a direct evil way by treating minorities women atheists etc with repression until imprisonment torture and death if they misbehave and in these cases it is an obvious crime It gets subtle when bigotry and indoctrination kick in and lead to both politicians and managers that are not all direct misogynic sexists That would either fit the reuirements their spin doctors taught them for winning the next election nor the code of conduct corporate responsibility or whatever ethic mumbo jumbo the PR department has in planning Those white rich man s minds have been poisoned by influences of faith elitist thinking and inhumanit

CHARACTERS Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body where in a car accident you are 47% likely to be seriously injured where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valuedIf any of this sounds familiar chances are that you're a woman Invisible Women shows us how in a world largely built for and by men we ar I really dislike conspiracy theories in fact few things make me angrier The reason is that a conspiracy generally involves people plotting and planning and those people who are assumed to have the power to bring the conspiracy into effect generally have been shown in history to be pretty stupid in fact far too stupid to do the conspiracy and keep uiet about it Conspiracy theories also tend to involve improbable leaps of faith along the way you know like the one that the US government was involved in bringing down the Twin Towers at 911 These theories become so convoluted and improbable that eventually it would be easier to just blame aliensBut the real reason I hate conspiracy theories is that a conspiracy implies that the bad shit that happens in our world is hidden from us by


10 thoughts on “Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

  1. says:

    I really dislike conspiracy theories – in fact few things make me angrier The reason is that a conspiracy generally involves people plotting and planning and those people who are assumed to have the power to bring the conspiracy into effect generally have been shown in history to be pretty stupid – in fact far too stupid to do the conspiracy and keep uiet about it Conspiracy theories also tend to involve improbable leaps of faith alon

  2. says:

    Incredibly enlightening and frustrating

  3. says:

    Do not read this if you are suffering from high blood pressure because it is absolutely rage inducing However EVERYONE should read this at some point it looks at things that I had never even considered genuinely brilliantSecond Read so my Feminist bookclub have this on the list so gave it a reread just as goddamn rage inducing on the second read

  4. says:

    Simply said if someone is in power he tries to make a policy that meets his wishes and reflects the image of the society company etc he wants to build This can be done in a direct evil way by treating minorities women atheists etc with repression until imprisonment torture and death if they misbehave and in these cases it is an obvious crime

  5. says:

    I don't know who would possibly want a man's opinion on a book about the problems with male default bias but here's my reviewThis is essentially a collection of statistics which entail how systems made by men and for men are minimizin

  6. says:

    This is a book about unconscious bias It's not about men deliberately excluding women when considering things like uniforms city travel or treatments for medical conditions although it's true that once the bias is pointed out it's not always top of the list to make safety adjustments And that's really one of the most important points of the book it endangers women if you design and build the world without con

  7. says:

    This is a really good comprehensive investigation of how a failure to account for gender based needs and reuirements results in a bias towards cis menThis is exactly why the casual cissexism embedded in it is so unfortunate and harmfulPerez critics the continuous overlooking of women and women's needs but is herself continuously overlookin

  8. says:

    This is a long delayed hugely important book which people of ALL genders should be reading Sadly people seem to be discussing it than have actually read it It's not just about crash test dummies or voice recognition software or airline seats or toilet ueues or medical research It's about the systematic way in which data on women has been ignored neglected and downright erased whereas data on men is not only abundant but

  9. says:

    Invisible Women is the story of what happens when we forget to account for half of humanity It is an exposé of how the gender data gap harms women when life proceeds or less as normal In urban planning politics the workp

  10. says:

    Most of recorded human history is one big data gap Starting with the theory of Man the Hunter the chroniclers of the past h

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