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Episode 55 - Bitwise: A Life in Code with author David Auerbach

Episode 55 - Bitwise: A Life in Code with author David Auerbach

 
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Author David Auerbach covers Bitwise: A Life in Code. We discuss:
- The consequences of data everywhere from the 1980s to today.
- Taxonomies and their bias and imperfection. Applications to Mental Illness, personality (meyers-briggs + PI), marketing age buckets
- Dealing with Bias in AI and Humans
- David's Role in the fight for compatibility between MSN messenger and AIM

David’s website: davidauerba.ch
David’s Twitter: @auerbachkeller

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About the Guest

David Auerbach is a writer and software engineer. He previously worked for Google and Microsoft. My writing has appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, the MIT Technology Review, The Nation, New Scientist, The Daily Beast, n+1, Bookforum, and many other publications. He authored the technology column in Slate, for which he was nominated for a National Magazine Award. He has lectured around the world on technology, literature, philosophy, and stupidity. He lives in New York with my family and 5000 books.


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