Technologists must do better: Drexel prof on the ethics of algorithms – Technical.ly Philly

http://technical.ly/philly/2016/09/30/kris-unsworth-ethics-algorithms/

Virginia Tech and Drexel University partner for workshop on ethics in big data analytics

I’m attending this workshop that my colleague Kelly Joyce is co-hosting. Kelly is the PI on my NSF grant so this workshop is an excellent opportunity to talk about our work!

The workshop, set for Sept. 29-30, will focus on how collaboration can help meet big data challenges in complex environments.

Source: Virginia Tech and Drexel University partner for workshop on ethics in big data analytics

Great job opening

Information Law and Policy Centre

New publication

My article The social contract and big data has been published in the Journal of Information Ethics.

Upcoming workshop

On October 27th I’ll be participating in a workshop – Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability – at the University of Pennsylvania. The workshop is sponsored by USACM which focuses on US public policy related to information technology for The Association for Computing Machinery. https://www.acm.org/public-policy/usacm

‘Part of growing up Muslim’: calls for surveillance not new for Brooklynites

‘Part of growing up Muslim’: calls for surveillance not new for Brooklynites

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IBM pulls #HackAHairDryer campaign admitting it ‘missed the mark’ | Technology | The Guardian

Women in science and technology had criticised the campaign as sexist and misjudged after it asked them to conduct experiments with hairdryers

Source: IBM pulls #HackAHairDryer campaign admitting it ‘missed the mark’ | Technology | The Guardian