An AI Told Me I Had Cancer Why was an AI looking through my medical records and how did it work? I decided to find out. WIRED

Splitting the Cookie: Structural Bias in Digital Tech Building nonsexist, antiracist technology requires a different mindset and requires wrestling with complex social issues while also solving thorny technical challenges. Porchlight Books

When Algorithms Give Real Students Imaginary Grades: In-person final exams were canceled for thousands of students in Spring 2020, so computers stepped in — to disastrous effect. The New York Times

When Binary Code Won’t Accommodate Nonbinary People: The next frontier in gender rights is inside databases. Slate (The idea for this story came from talking to Jonathan Van Ness on their podcast “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness.”)

Letting Go of Technochauvinism: how to add nuance to the way we think about technology. Public Books

The Dirty Truth Coming for Self-Driving Cars: Who will clean autonomous taxis? Nobody. Gross. Slate

Why the Scots are such a struggle for Alexa and Siri: because technochauvinism. Scotland Herald

Self-Driving Cars Still Don’t Know How to See: Uber, Arizona, and the Limits of Driverless Cars: The Atlantic

Why broken technology hurts democracy: The Atlantic

The irony of writing online about digital preservation: The Atlantic

Artificial intelligence for investigative reporting

Big data in practice: enabling computational journalism through code-sharing and reproducible research methods

Preserving news apps presents huge challenges

Challenges of archiving and preserving born-digital news applications