Don't worry, your giant phone probably won't get any more giant
February 24, 2019 10:44 AM Subscribe
...if only "because 'they’ve hit the limit of men’s hand size'." In an excerpt from her new book, Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men, Caroline Criado Perez argues that there's a big data gap around designing for women's bodies, leading to health apps that can't track periods, freezing summer office temperatures, giant smartphones, and voice recognition software that doesn't hear us. More alarmingly, police body armor, seatbelts, protective face masks, and medicines are also designed and tested for men, leaving women at greater risk of injury or death.
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