Topic: algorithm

Panelists discussed how big data can both solidify and overcome social inequalities at a panel hosted by the University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Data Science Initiative yesterday.

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University event highlights complexities of data power

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The oft-touted power of big data is a double-edged sword, with the potential to both uphold and dismantle entrenched systemic inequalities, according to panelists at yesterday’s “Algorithmic Justice: Race, Bias and Big Data” event.

Datamatch pairs over 2,600 Brown students

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Datamatch pairs over 2,600 Brown students

February 14, 2018 0 comments

This morning at 7 a.m., thousands of Brown students opened an email in their inbox with more anticipation than any “Today@Brown” or even “Today’s Café Specials” message could garner.