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THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF
TECHNOLOGY
2016 ALA ANNUAL TECH WRAP-UP
Bohyun Kim
http://bohyunkim.net |Twitter: @bohyunkim
Assoc...
THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF TECHNOLOGY
A. Questioning the seeming neutrality of technology
• “Toward an Ethic of Social Justic...
http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala-
annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138000
TROUBLESOME SEARCH RESULTS
• UN Women Ad series campaign
• “Unprofessional hairstyle”
• “Black girls, Latina girls, Asian ...
https://twitter.com/socaldesi/status/747157641902723073
http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala-
annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138546
https://twitter.com/curatedchris/status/747121744067051520
http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala-
annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138007
https://twitter.com/ranti/status/747044961229561858
#alatechwomen
http://connect.ala.org/node/252565
http://www.ala.org/lita/about/igs/women-in-information-technology/lit-igwiit
THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF TECHNOLOGY
A. Questioning the seeming neutrality of technology
B. Open discussion about the gender...
THANK YOU!
Bohyun Kim
@bohyunkim [Twitter]
http://bohyunkim.net [Web]
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The Social Dimension of Technology

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Given for the American Libraries Live - 2016 ALA Annual Tech Wrap-Up on July 7, 2016.

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The Social Dimension of Technology

  1. 1. THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF TECHNOLOGY 2016 ALA ANNUAL TECH WRAP-UP Bohyun Kim http://bohyunkim.net |Twitter: @bohyunkim Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems Health Sciences and Human Services Library University of Maryland, Baltimore American Libraries Live,July 7, 2016
  2. 2. THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF TECHNOLOGY A. Questioning the seeming neutrality of technology • “Toward an Ethic of Social Justice in Information” – LITA President’s Program by Dr. Safiya Noble • “#Blacklivesmatter: Documenting a Digital Protest Movement” program B. Open discussion about the gender inequality in library IT • “Women in Library Technology Leadership” panel discussion • LITA Women in Technology IG meeting
  3. 3. http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala- annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138000
  4. 4. TROUBLESOME SEARCH RESULTS • UN Women Ad series campaign • “Unprofessional hairstyle” • “Black girls, Latina girls, Asian girls” • “Three black teenagers” vs. “three white teenagers” • “Doctors” • “Professor style” • The case of Dylann Roof
  5. 5. https://twitter.com/socaldesi/status/747157641902723073
  6. 6. http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala- annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138546
  7. 7. https://twitter.com/curatedchris/status/747121744067051520
  8. 8. http://www.eventscribe.com/2016/ala- annual/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=138007
  9. 9. https://twitter.com/ranti/status/747044961229561858 #alatechwomen
  10. 10. http://connect.ala.org/node/252565 http://www.ala.org/lita/about/igs/women-in-information-technology/lit-igwiit
  11. 11. THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF TECHNOLOGY A. Questioning the seeming neutrality of technology B. Open discussion about the gender inequality in library IT
  12. 12. THANK YOU! Bohyun Kim @bohyunkim [Twitter] http://bohyunkim.net [Web]

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