Meredith Broussard is an associate professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University and 2018 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow. She is the author of two books: Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World (2019), and More than a Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech (2023). Artificial Unintelligence won the 2019 Prose Award in the Computing and Information Sciences category and the 2019 Hacker Prize from the Society for the History of Technology. Her research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with a particular interest in using data analysis for social good.
Her newest project explores how future historians will read today’s news on tomorrow’s computers. A former features editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, she has also worked as a software developer at AT&T Bell Labs and the MIT Media Lab. Her features and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, Slate, and other outlets. Follow her on Twitter @merbroussard or contact her via meredithbroussard.com.