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Diversity Club: What is a stereotype and why do we have them?

For Diversity Club this week we are going to discuss stereotypes. What are stereotypes, and why do they exist? We have selected a technical paper of modest length to be the focus of this discussion: Susan T. Fiske. Warmth and Competence: Stereotype Content Issues for Clinicians and Researchers. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3801417/

(Since this is running from 12:30 to 1:30, it seems worthwhile to remind you that you can bring your own lunch if you would like to eat while we meet.)

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Diversity Club: How to interrupt bias

Hi Again All,

This week we are going to discuss bias against women in the workplace. Here is a short reading from the American Bar Association:
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/how_to_interrupt_bias_in_the_workplace

I hope to see you there!
–Abie

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Websearch for Text Clustering

Here are some interesting results:

http://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/979/algorithms-for-text-clustering

http://www.charuaggarwal.net/text-cluster.pdf

Anything I should add to my reading list?

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New VA paper from some colleagues

“Whenever they cry, I cry with them”: Reciprocal relationships and the role of ethics in a verbal autopsy study in Papua New Guinea
HN Gouda, A Kelly-Hanku, L Wilson, S Maraga… – Social Science & …, 2016 – Elsevier

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953616303318

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To read

Workplace Violence in Health Care: A Critical Issue With a Promising Solution
Ron Wyatt, MD, MHA, DMS (HON); Kim Anderson-Drevs, PhD, RN; Lynn M. Van Male, PhD
JAMA. 2016;316(10):1037 doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10384
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2536076

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Useful beyond CS

Cynthia Lee’s three-page guide “What can I do today to create a more inclusive community in CS?” from:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5UdjOQyUxKreDQxZUlMb0U3SkE/view

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Lorax

I’ve been watching the classic Lorax with my four-year-old. It seems like something is missing from the story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8V06ZOQuo0k

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