Can tech be biased when it comes to names?

Once again, the old computer adage rings true: “Garbage in…garbage out!” Researchers have discovered that many of the technological devices we have developed over the years to make our lives easier and more efficient suffer from some of the very same prejudices and biases that their plague their human designers.  For example, according to a CNN report, an internet search for a Black identifying name might be attached to ads that imply that the subject has a criminal record. Want to learn more? You can watch the whole report at the CNN website.