If you do an online search for the greatest scientists of all time, you’ll likely find Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking near the top. But it may take some digging to get to Rosalind Franklin, a chemist whose research helped reveal the components of DNA.
The gender biases that permeate the broader society are also reflected online, where there are 3.5 billion searches a day. But a new computer program aims to weed out such disparities.
Users of the Google Chrome web browser can install S.H.E., which will remix search results to ensure women are more realistically represented, according to Pantene, the hair care products company, which assembled a team of data scientists and tech engineers to create the new program.
S.H.E. is a new program that will help