The Pitfalls of Data’s Gender Gap

The Pitfalls of Data’s Gender GapWithout female data, everything from safety gear to urban design to Siri is biased toward men.

The effects range from inconvenient to deadly.

Scientific AmericanBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingApr 1NASA astronaut Anne McClain was supposed to take part in the first all-female spacewalk with Christina Koch last week.

But McClain did not end up participating because NASA had not prepared two medium-size spacesuit torsos, which both women needed.

Photo: Sergei Savostyanov/Getty ImagesBy Sophie BushwickNASA scheduled the first all-female space walk for the end of last month.

But a mere four days before the historic event was….

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