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    Points
    The Algorithmic Accountability Act is a great first step, and regulators who are tasked with implementing it should take sociotechnical frames into account. "A sociological lens can help illuminate appropriate points of inst... Read on Points
    April 2019
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    Points
    How will the introduction of AI into the field of medicine affect the doctor-patient relationship? Data & Society Fellow Claudia Haupt identifies some legal questions we should be asking. "I contend that AI will not entire... Read on Points
    June 2018
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    Points
    This piece is adapted, with permission, from “Data, Algorithms, Fairness, Accountability,” danah boyd’s talk at the October 28, 2016, meeting of the U.S Department of Commerce Data Advisory Council. Read on Points
    April 2017
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    Points
    In “Are There Limits to Online Free Speech?” D&S fellow Alice Marwick argues against simplistic binaries pitting free speech against censorship, looking at how the tech industry’s historic commitment to freedom of speech fa... Read on Points
    January 2017
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    Points
    D&S researcher Mary Madden writes this Points piece defending polls. What we need to move forward is a triangulation of methods — using a combination of qualitative and quantitative analysis and supporting a publishing pro... Read on Points
    November 2016
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    Points
    D&S fellow Ravi Shroff examines Cathy O'Neil's analysis of criminal justice algorithms, like predictive policing. "There are a few minor mischaracterizations and omissions in this chapter of Weapons of Math Destruction t... Read on Points
    October 2016
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    Points
    D&S fellow Mark Ackerman develops a checklist to address the sociotechnical issues demonstrated in Cathy O'Neil's Weapons of Math Destruction. "These checklist items for socio-technical design are all important for polic... Read on Points
    October 2016
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    Points
    D&S affiliate Angèle Christin writes a response piece to Cathy O'Neil's Weapons of Math Destruction. "One of the most striking findings of my research so far is that there is often a major gap between what the top admini... Read on Points
    October 2016
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    Medium
    D&S advisor Anil Dash examines how to change the tech industry for good. Some of the most novel critiques about technology and Silicon Valley are coming from women and underrepresented minorities, but their work is seldo... Read on Medium
    October 2016
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    AnilDash.com
    D&S advisor Anil Dash calls for more specific categorization of tech companies. This also contributes to spreading tech’s well-known shortcomings around inclusion and diversity into new fields. Today, companies described a... Read on AnilDash.com
    August 2016
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