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Engaging Science, Technology, and SocietyIn this article, Research Lead Madeleine Clare Elish investigates who bears the responsibility when an automated system fails. "Just as the crumple zone in a car is designed to absorb the force of impact in a crash, the human ... Read on Engaging Science, Technology, and SocietyMay 2019
NatureD&S affiliate Kate Crawford, with Ryan Calo, wrote this piece discussing risks in AI. Artificial intelligence presents a cultural shift as much as a technical one. This is similar to technological inflection points of the ... Read on NatureOctober 2016
CultureDigitally.orgD&S Advisor Tarleton Gillespie responds to Gizmodo's recent piece alleging bias in Facebook's Trending Topics list. He argues that information algorithms like the ones used to identify “trends” on Facebook do not work alone... Read on CultureDigitally.orgMay 2016