TCD tech monitors airwaves for gender balance

27th August, 2017
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Engineers in Trinity College Dublin have developed a technology that can calculate the gender balance on radio shows.

While the technology is usable currently, it will take an injection of about €50,000 to prove the accuracy of the system.

“That would allow you on an ongoing basis to release figures into the public about a range of shows and how they are doing on gender statistics,” said Dr Naomi Harte, one of the spearheaders of...

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