Lynne Peskoe-Yang is a freelance science and science fiction writer.

Algorithms have nearly mastered human language. Why can't they stop being sexist? [Vice]

Algorithms have nearly mastered human language. Why can't they stop being sexist? [Vice]

With every story, my beat gets closer to its final form: “Machines are just like humans, but worse, in the following fascinating ways.”

For Motherboard, the tech vertical at Vice, I talked to the computer scientists trying to make ad distributors, job applicant trackers, Twitter bots, and other innocuous, background-character AIs in our lives a little less true-to-life.

IBM and Linux Foundation Call on Developers to Make Natural Disasters Less Deadly [IEEE Spectrum]

IBM and Linux Foundation Call on Developers to Make Natural Disasters Less Deadly [IEEE Spectrum]