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Discussion on: Changing your name is a hard unsolved problem in Computer Science

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Javier Valderrama (Jax)

Directly or indirectly our work ends up being used by people. Knowing the impact of each of our decisions is extremely important and enriching, not only helps us to create better designs from the very beginning, but also shows us how cultural or social biases lead us, unintentionally, to make design decisions that negatively affects people and that technically, do not have any valid support. Our work increasingly permeates our society, the world where we live, and our responsibility to prevent the perpetuation of exclusive models is growing. To think big is to get out of those thousand lines of code that we have to write and look at the world around us, to be better people and better professionals.

Thanks @penelope_zone to make us a little less ignorant today and a little better engineers