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
My article The social contract and big data has been published in the Journal of Information Ethics.
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
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
On December 6th, 1989, Canadian women were targeted, shot, and killed for being engineering students. The Montreal Massacre is a national day of remembrance and action, which makes it the perfect time for IBM to push their pinkification of science campaign.
Source: Remember Massacred Women Engineers with a Hairdryer Hackathon [UPDATED]