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    An academic workshop on how institutions, individuals, and infrastructures mediate platform power. Read more
    January 2021
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    Wendy Liu and Meredith Whittaker discuss how the COVID-19 shutdown is impacting workers and organizing in the technology industry. Read more
    April 2020
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    This primer explores issues of algorithmic accountability, or the process of assigning responsibility for harm when algorithmic decision-making results in discriminatory and inequitable outcomes. Read more
    April 2018
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    Background: University campuses provide an ecosystem of support to technical researchers, including computer scientists, as they navigate emerging issues of privacy, ethics, security, and consent in big data research. These su... Read on Data & Society
    September 2016
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    In this primer, D&S researcher Claire Fontaine examines the construct of accountability as it functions in discussions around education reform in the American public education system. Read more
    August 2016
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    The Council for Big Data, Ethics, and Society has released three case studies (with more on the way) and has set a deadline of June 1, 2016, for any new submissions to its call for cases. 1) The Ethics of Using Hacked Data: ... Read more
    April 2016
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    This primer addresses a number of questions about the role open data can play within the criminal justice system. Read more
    October 2015
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    In the wake of the police shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014, as well as the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country, there has been a call to mandate the use of body-worn cameras to promote accou... Read more
    February 2015
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    "Data Supply Chains" analyzes three case studies and investigates the major social, cultural, and ethical tensions that emerge as a result of transferred data. Read more
    March 2014
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    This workshop primer discusses three case studies and explores questions related to the major social, cultural, and ethical tensions that emerge from our society's growing dependence on algorithmic technology. Read more
    March 2014
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