In this talk Galina Shubina will draw on her experiences to discuss how implicit and explicit biases affect our daily lives, and how machine learning algorithms suffer from similar mindbugs. Galina Shubina has a background in software engineering and all things data. She has two children, three citizenships, and way too many books. Galina has a Bachelors, a Masters, as well as an unfinished PhD in computer science and mathematics. Over a decade of her career was spent at Google and she currently runs her own one-person company. Galina is passionate about improving gender representation and happiness in the tech industry, and challenging herself and others to think outside their boxes in their work and daily lives. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at