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and so. every journey begins with the first step and every language the first word political coaxing germany to montreal. why not learn with him her. to suffer it's simple online on your mobile and free. d.w.b. learning course. german made easy. shift. our special program on women in the tech industry with preprogramed gender stereotypes virtual museums. and face painting evolution.
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but first. gender equality remains elusive for women in the world of technology the programs of tomorrow are mostly developed by. three successful. these three women want to build a better world through technology but they've had to fight bias in a sector dominated by men. one example over the past decade eighty eight percent of the patents in the u.s. were registered by men the tech pioneers agree this needs to change virtual reality is seen as a technology with huge growth potential it transports users beyond the boundaries of the physical world to my experiences whether for entertainment therapeutic or educational purposes as many different fields of application but women are barely involved in its development. i don't think you know any defense in the technology that if we're. stopping women from entering this is because the naturally thing
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that it is a very complex. technology. studied computer science in india after that she developed in program open source software at conferences around the world she speaks about b.r. applications and web browsers her goal is to inspire other women. in the building of any application the atmosphere the kind of feeling because the art is all about the experience and feel so the kind of feel it. user is more empathetic computer games are mostly aimed at a male audience they often paint a distorted picture of women. one reason may be due to the fact that only twenty percent of game development related jobs are held by women they face a lot of obstacles only see women have to work much harder in this industry they
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need to accomplish two or three times as much to earn the same recognition. in two thousand and nine suzanna planned or set up a bachelors course for game design at berlin's university of applied sciences she wanted happened for students to be women and reach that goal within just the first few years. into facts that women game as well and that's why women can and should also develop games also has had the games address a female audience i don't think women develop fundamentally different games just because they're women that maybe they can approach things from a different perspective. future technologies are profiting from input by women. viewed as the internet's next step of evolution it can be used to decentralize finances trade and state governance making them more transparent and fair so far block change trailblazers are predominantly men. it's often i think women are actually being trained not to take risks and that's the case with
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technology it hasn't established itself in a way that i can explain it to my grandparents and tell them i'm working on block change technologies and they'd say that's my girl. and was willing to take the risk with a ph d. in physics she's worked at columbia and stanford in twenty seventeen she left science to begin managing the block chain startup gnosis. she is now also the head of a nationwide digital currency and block chain lobby group the german federal bloc trade association many have fallen and if more women were involved in developing change it wouldn't make our society. equal than it already is right now white men between twenty and thirty five of the ones making a fortune thank will shape tomorrow as well and. it's women like these who are shaping future technologies and with their dedication bringing more diversity to the world of tomorrow. shift says keep up the great work.
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now it's time for our shift ranking the most successful women in the tech industry in fifth place angela ahrendts senior vice president and one of two senior female board members at apple she was listed in forbes ranking of the most powerful women in the world in twenty fifteen and has been helping to drive apple's sales since twenty fourteen. at number four meg whitman until recently president and chief executive officer of hewlett packard enterprise a millionaire activist and philanthropist she proved the appear to me of cool when she took part in the ice bucket challenge. coming in third fridge and you're already the first woman to serve as c.e.o. and president of i.b.m. she has degrees in computer science and electrical engineering and started working our way to the top of i.b.m. as a systems engineer in one thousand nine hundred eighty one. are runner up susan. pirate
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is google's sixteenth employee in one thousand nine hundred nine she advocated its acquisition of you tube and is served as you tube c.e.o. since two thousand and six today she has her own channel to share her perspective. number one sheryl sandberg c.e.o. of facebook and one of founder mark zuckerberg close associates and author and activist she's committed to advancing women's empowerment also in talks with the french president. that was ranking and now programmed prejudice whether shopping. if you google secretary. secretary.
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even in finnish. for example. it's not algorithms that are to blame because they are still program. or. are.
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translation software millions of text. text. for picture recognition algorithms learn from large picture. you can find pictures of. another problem. to the point. even though they falsely identified this man as a woman. changing difficult time consuming. one important thing is to know all of the sources of your data so to be very aware that if you're going to collect a lot of data over a period of years that perhaps you should have a human look through some of that or a group of humans and mark or remove the content that perhaps carries these harmful
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or unfair treatment of groups or people the codes behind these algorithms and often top secret so it's difficult to prove an algorithm is making unfair decisions or associations that famous program can check if an algorithm is discriminatory it simulates fake accounts that are identical in everything but the genda allowing an initial comparison that accountability transparency and fairness are really the future of machine learning and we need to make them trustworthy and we need to you know allow people to ask questions of how they work and allow people to see how they're operating and how they're trained to eliminate prejudice and algorithms it will take more social awareness human oversight. shift says be wary of overreliance. know our download to the shift upshot. a visit to the museum can be
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a rewarding experience but what if it's just too far away. the world's biggest search engine google has a solution for google arts and culture around lets you virtually visit more than twelve hundred sites in seventy countries for free. artworks are indexed using tags. and sorted by date of origin. and by color. google's cardboard platform lets users even enjoy places in three hundred sixty degree virtual reality making places like india's taj mahal practically palpable. by zooming in users can take a closer look at various artworks what's the painting and brand gox famous bedroom and off. and for more on the digital world visit our
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facebook page g w digital. for all the latest digital news and trends interesting up schedules and helpful tutorials you can watch shift reports there to follow us and tell us what you think d.-w. digital. and as always we link shift through the exit our internet find of the week this time facing evolution. some make up a mirror and a camera emma allen uses her own face as a canvas to tell the stunning stories now the artist has made a new stop motion animation about the history of humankind. santiago was inspired by one of allen's many followers and consists of twelve hundred fifty separate pictures each took about an hour to prepare. in just ninety
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seconds we watched time fly from the earliest beginnings to a fascinating future. swedish motion graphic artist under his vanish that creates a short animations and many you watch them say they have a soothing effect on them is oddly satisfying video collection is available on instagram next week on shift. this medium minus three men have cut through just two of hundreds of thousands of children living in overcrowded or a few g. camps in lebanon thanks to his football projects a little get a few hours of respite at beirut cardenas the. last.
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