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OZY | 10.13.17

Doctors Swear to ‘Do No Harm.’ Why Don’t Data Scientists?

Jacob Metcalf

D&S researcher Jacob Metcalf comments on the need for codes of conduct for data scientists.

“Jacob Metcalf, a data ethics researcher at Data & Society, agrees that context matters as there is often no clear right or wrong with such data technologies. ‘What we should invest in,’ he says, ‘is the adoption of rigorous structures that force researchers to think about these questions.'”

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