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tv   Shift - Living in the Digital Age  Deutsche Welle  July 25, 2018 5:45am-6:00am CEST

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i talked to medical experts. and they discuss what you can do to improve your health. state use and let's all try to stay in good shape. d.w. . shift. our special program on women in the tech industry. pre-programmed gender stereotypes virtual museums. and face painting evolution. but first. gender equality remains elusive for women in the world of technology the programs of tomorrow are mostly developed by. three successful.
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more women. 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 decades eighty eight percent of 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 to 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 such defense in the technology that if we're. stopping women from entering this is because the naturally thing that it is a very complex. area of technology. studied
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computer science in india after that she developed a program open source software conferences around the world she speaks about to be our applications and web browsers her goal is to inspire other women. in the building of any application the atmosphere the kind of feel because the art is all about the experience and feel so the kind of feel. 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 own just a few women have to work much harder in this industry they need to accomplish two or three times as much to end the same recognition. in two thousand i.
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have applied sciences she wanted happened first 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 said that 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 chain trailblazers are predominantly men. i think women are actually being trained not to take risks and that's the case with 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
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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 block trade association many have fallen and if more women were involved in developing change it wouldn't make our society. sequel than it already is right now white men between twenty and thirty five are the ones making a fortune thank will shape tomorrow as well. it's women like these who are shaping future technologies and with their dedication to bringing more diversity to the world of tomorrow. shift says keep up the great work. 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
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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 sales since two thousand and 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 epitome of cool when she took part in the ice bucket challenge. coming in third pridgin you're already the first woman to serve as c.e.o. and president of i.b.m. she is degrees in computer science and electrical engineering and started working her way to the top of my b.m. as a systems engineer in one thousand nine hundred eighty one. are runner up susan. pirate is google sixteenth employee in one nine hundred ninety nine she advocated its acquisition of u two a band is served as you tube c.e.o. since two thousand and six today she has her own channel to share her perspective.
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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 monkey and now programmed prejudice whether shopping. if you google secretary. secretary.
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for example. algorithms that are to blame because they are still programmed. or. are. translation software millions of text.
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remember that picture recognition algorithms learn from large picture. 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 unfair treatment of groups or people the codes behind these algorithms or how often
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top secret so it's difficult to prove an algorithm is making unfair decisions or associations that program can check if an algorithm is discriminatory it simulates thank you counts 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 about how they work and allow people to see how they're operating and how they're trained to eliminate prejudice in 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 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
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twelve hundred sites in seventy countries for free. artworks are indexed using tax. and sorted by date of origin even 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 facebook page g w digital. for all the latest digital news and trends interesting ups gadgets and helpful tutorials you can watch shift reports there to follow us
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