I have the opportunity to teach my course Crime Prediction & Ethics again this spring. Here is the course description: Information technologies have increased the amount of data researchers and practitioners have at their disposal for analysis. This data is valuable for predicting criminal behavior and the criminogenic factors present in certain geographical areas. These … Continue reading Teaching Spring Quarter 2021
https://suspectobjects.com/ Nice exhibition on Muslim stereotypes, racism, and surveillance.
We’ll still be online for winter quarter, but I’m teaching some great classes. If you’re a Drexel student and have any questions please get in touch! CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice This course provides a survey of the criminal justice system with the primary goal of conveying an understanding of America’s formal response to … Continue reading Winter quarter classes
Frequently I get great recommendations for books and articles from students. I wanted to start posting them here in case others are interested. When I have a chance to read them I’ll share my thoughts. Feel free to add your own comments.
Drexel University, like all the others, has gone completely online for the rest of the academic year. Even though that’s the case I’m excited that we’ll be able to meet face to face via ZOOM for some of our scheduled sessions. I’m teaching the following: CJS 273 – Surveillance, Technology, and Law CJS 380 – … Continue reading Teaching during COVID-19
I’m excited to report that I will be teaching at Drexel this winter quarter. I’ll be offering two sections of INFO 679 – Information Ethics and one online section of INFO 680 – Government Information. Please contact me if you have any questions about the classes!
Drexel article about our Ethics of Algorithms project. Thanks Kelly!
Best wishes for the coming year!
Why American farmers are hacking their own tractors https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/26/why-american-farmers-hacking-own-tractors?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
‘A white mask worked better’: why algorithms are not colour blind https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/28/joy-buolamwini-when-algorithms-are-racist-facial-recognition-bias?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress