Burger Week Brackets, the Failures of SafeSport, and Non-Racist Facial Recognition Software: Your Weekend Reads

Illustration: Angelica Alzona

This week, Lifehacker kicked off Burger Week with special features to answer all your burning burger questions and an interactive bracket (go vote here!) to determine the best burger topping (which is, obviously, bacon).

Hazel Cills took a deep dive into exercise herstory for Jezebel in “Stronger Than Yesterday: The History of the Women-Only Gym”.

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Deadspin’s Diana Moskovitz published a comprehensive investigation into SafeSport, the system tasked with handling reports of possible sexual abuse in Olympic sports in her report “SafeSport, The USOC’s Attempt To Stop Child Abuse, Is Set Up To Fail—Just Like It Was Supposed To”.

Gizmodo’s Sidney Fussell asked experts on face recognition, race, and surveillance “Can We Make Non-Racist Face Recognition?”.

And in some more uplifting news, The Root’s Anne Branigin reported that, after an auction yesterday, the “Long-Lost Writings of Malcolm X Find a Home in Harlem” at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

We also said goodbye to many of our wonderful summer interns this week. They grow up so fast!

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Our team also published a lot of other important and compelling journalism. Below is a round-up of just some of the best feature stories published across the Kinja network during the past week.


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Mariana Garces

Communications Coordinator at Fusion Media Group