Computers That Can Perceive Gender

Computers That Can Perceive Gender

A multi-disciplinary team of scientists working at the University of Western Australia (UWA) has developed a mathematical model that allows a computer to identify the gender of human faces based on a sliding scale. Ranging from the super feminine to the super masculine, faces are objectively assessed by a computer based upon measurements between facial […]

Gender Bias in Presenting Scientific Research

Gender Bias in Presenting Scientific Research

A recent study of scientific research conferences indicates the existence of gender biases towards different presentations styles. At least within the field of primatology, women are more likely to give poster presentations, while men are more likely to give oral presentations. In addition, the ratios of male to female presenters also varied according to the […]

Gender More Than Just Male and Female

Gender More Than Just Male and Female

Leave it to Facebook to remind everyone that gender is more than just male and female, but 50 possibilities? Who knew?┬áSome folks are at least aware that a basic difference exists between “sex” and “gender.” According to the World Health Organization, “sex” is about biological and physical characteristics. For example, the male body usually has […]