A roundup of relatively-recent links on diversity, focused largely but not exclusively on technology ... potentially the first of a series :)
The Hidden Dangers of AI for Queer and Trans People by Alyx Baldwin | Model View Culture
Widespread implementation of seemingly “objective” technology means less accessibility for those who do not fit developers’ conceptions of an “ideal user” – usually white, male and affluent. This is especially true with artificial intelligence (AI), where the information we teach AI directly influences the cognitive development of their machine brains.
Diversity, Political Correctness and The Power of Language | Mikki Kendall on WordPress.com
You want to write a character with a different race, sexual orientation, religion, gender ID than yours? Okay. But before you set that character loose into the world, do some basic research. Do some basic work in understanding what obstacles that community faces, what narratives are most offensive to them? Are you replicating tropes that are used to dehumanize and erase members of that community?