Safiya Umoja Noble is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the Department of Information Studies in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. Her research focuses on socio-cultural informatics; feminist, historical and political-economic perspectives on computing platforms and software, critical digital media studies, and technologies as a public good. Her work interrogates culture and technology in the design and use of applications on the Internet. She is currently writing a book about Google and information bias (NYU Press) and is co-editing a collection of scholarly writing on race, gender, power and the Internet in a forthcoming book, The Intersectional Internet

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