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NSF-Backed Study Investigates the Ethics of Algorithms | CoAS | Drexel University

Drexel article about our Ethics of Algorithms project. Thanks Kelly!

Happy New Year!

Best wishes for the coming year!

Why American farmers are hacking their own tractors

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

‘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

Teaching …

you know it is what I think is the most important thing about my job. But kids, it is not  tenure worthy. this post either won’t be read or brushed off as bitterness.

Scholarly Open Access

Here is an excellent resource that lists questionable scholarly publications and conferences. Check it out when in doubt.

Scholarly Open Access

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/