Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech (W.W. Norton, 2017)
A Wired Top Tech Book
A Fast Company Best Business & Leadership Book
The services we rely on are full of oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares: Chatbots that harass women. Signup forms that fail anyone who’s not straight. Social media sites that send peppy messages about dead relatives. Algorithms that put more black people behind bars. Sara Wachter-Boettcher presents a revealing look at how tech industry bias and blind spots get baked into digital products—and harm us all.
A must-read in the post-Cambridge Analytica world.
Design for Real Life
Create digital products that stand up to real-life scenarios—and include a broader range of users as a result.
A Book Apart, 2016
Design mobile-ready systems and whip your CMS into shape with this guide to structured content.
Rosenfeld Media, 2012