Artificial intelligence (AI) is the development of computer systems that can perform in ways that would typically require a level of human intelligence as a means of aiding their human counterparts (think Siri, Alexa, GPS systems, etc.). However, the gendered nature of AI programming is much less complex— it has its roots in the same […]Read More Nurture vs. Nature— The Sexist Nature of Artificial Intelligence
As many of us were disappointed to discover early last Wednesday morning, Donald Trump had become the next president-elect of the United States. It was a difficult election to watch— sitting criss-cross-applesauce on the floors of our homes, the light from our TVs illuminating tear-stained cheeks and furrowed brows. Many of us had been with […]Read More Graffiti? More Like Gra-Are You For Real?
Secretary Clinton, In the aftermath of a shifting reality that I can no longer make sense of, I have found myself in a strange place of speechlessness while at the same time, needing more than ever, the words to express my deep devastation over the results of last night’s election. I come to you from […]Read More I’m Still With Her
There are moments in life where we read about institutionalized prejudices and then there are moments when we find ourselves in the middle of experiencing them. Recently, while working on a film set, I found myself wide-eyed and furious at the situation I was involved in. While I had voiced my desire to be the […]Read More I’m Here to Give Direction, Not Take It
The only thing hyper-conservative politicians fear more than a woman in office, is a woman making decisions about her body. On Thursday, Judge Daniel Jordan III was just the latest to block ridiculous legislation that would inhibit the abilities of Planned Parenthood as a healthcare provider on the grounds of anti-abortion(by the way, it isn’t […]Read More Planned Parenthood is Not a Ping-Pong Ball
If you’re still looking for a Halloween costume that is sure to win you first place for scariest ensemble, just go as an empowered woman (Elizabeth Warren or Viola Davis are among many great options). With the latest drama from Trump supporters being a Twitter trend to #Repealthe19th over polls showing that Trump loses pathetically […]Read More Female Empowerment is Terrifying Or How To Win At Halloween
I hate love triangles. Aside from oversimplifying the incredible difficulty of sorting through one’s feelings, love triangles are overused, cliche excuses to “stir the pot.” Not to mention, a majority of love triangles promote the idea of competition in the pursuance of affection. They idealize and romanticize the belief that people should be made into […]Read More Love Is Not Geometry