Helpful metadata places things in a conceptual universe. As such, the point
is to impose bias whether humans or machines designed by humans make the
Needs, understandings, etc evolve with time so these problems will endure.
For example, history probably won't look kindly on a good chunk of metadata
work done today connected in any way to improving diversity.
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 12:12 PM Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> ... much of our metadata includes its own sets of biases. Just as
> importantly, library collections are full of biases. Neither are as
> objective as we usually make them out to be....