Submissions/Discussing BIAS in developing software

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Submission no.
Title of the submission

Discussing BIAS in developing software

Type of submission

Birds of a feather discussion

Author of the submission

Sandra Becker

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Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

University Potsdam

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Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

When Software is developed the implicit bias of the developer is activated. Together with developers we want to discuss how we can use our specific bias to change social presets.

What will attendees take away from this session?

Attendees will get an understanding on different bias setups and learn how to become aware of it and how to improve it in software development.

Theme of presentation

Technology, Interface & Infrastructure

Length of session requested

50 min.

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