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    Data & Society
    Labor Under Digital Surveillance Read more
    May 2021
  • podcast
    Data & Society
    A new podcast series from Data & Society and Public Books that explores the past, present, and future of data. Read more
    May 2021
  • report
    Data & Society
    This report identifies three major digital barriers to economic justice arising from the pandemic. Read more
    April 2021
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    Data & Society
    Technology and Control in Franchised Industries Read more
    January 2021
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    video
    Databites
    Matthew Jones speaks about key illiteracies surrounding metadata, the hacking of our court system, and the possibility of ethics at scale.     He touches upon the variations in definitions of key terminol... Read more
    June 2018
  • video
    Databites
    In this lightning talk, Rishab Nithyanand provides an overview of three tussles that have become increasingly important over the last few years: privacy versus accountability; free speech versus civility; and anonymity versus a... Read more
    June 2018
  • op-ed
    Slate
    For Slate, Data & Society Researcher Jacob Metcalf argues that we should be more concerned about behavioral models developed by entities like Cambridge Analytica, which can be traded between political entities, rather than ... Read on Slate
    April 2018
  • Longform
    Washington Monthly
    D&S lawyer-in-residence Rebecca Wexler unpacks how private companies hide flaws in software that the government uses to convict and exonerate people in the criminal justice system. What’s alarming about protecting trade se... Read on Washington Monthly
    June 2017
  • Longform
    The New York Times
    D&S resident Rebecca Wexler describes the flaws of an increasingly automated criminal justice system The root of the problem is that automated criminal justice technologies are largely privately owned and sold for profit... Read on The New York Times
    June 2017
  • podcast
    Data & Society
    D&S advisor Claudia Perlich discusses modeling, transparency, and machine learning in a new episode of the Partially Derivative podcast. “One pitfall I see is that it’s easy from a social science perspective to condemn all... Read on Data & Society
    January 2017
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