Produced by Yunyun Wang Google has a racism problem. And nearly three years after an incident where software engineer Jacky Alciné reported that Google Photos’ image recognition algorithms were misclassifying black people as “gorillas”, Google has since blocked the gorilla… Read More »104: Numbers That Lie: A Conversation with Vivian Kiniga
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Co-produced by Yunyun Wang, Michael Sun and Evan Kravitz
Ever wonder how an e-cigarette company founded on a mission to provide a “healthy alternative” for heavy smokers found their primary audience in a young demographic of former non-smokers? In this first episode of Cornell University’s brand new student-driven podcast, we take a deep dive into the origin story of a Silicon-Valley start-up turned multi-billion tech company.