. https://rising.globalvoices.org/blog/2020/01/22/decolonising-ai-a-transfeminist-approach-to-data-and-social-justice/

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DECOLONISING AI A TRANSFEMINIST APPROACH TO DATA AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Let's say you have access to a database with information from 12,000 girls and young women between 10 and 19 years old, who are inhabitants of some poor province in South America. Data sets include age, neighbourhood, ethnicity, country of origin, educational level of the household head, physical and mental disabilities, number of people sharing a house, and whether or not they have running hot water among their services. What conclusions would you extract from such a database? Or, maybe the question should be: Is it even desirable to make any conclusion at all? Sometimes, and sadly more often than not, simply the possibility of extracting large amounts of data is a good enough excuse to make them talk and, worst of all, make decisions based on that. READ MORE