IPRI Surveillance and Security Series: Julia Angwin - Algorithmic Accountability

Speaker: Julia Angwin , ProPublica

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

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Location: Seminar Room G449 (Patil/Kiva)

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Host: Internet Policy Research Initiative, MIT CSAIL

Contact: Melanie Robinson, 617-253-0856, melrob@mit.edu

Relevant URL: https://internetpolicy.mit.edu

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Reminders to: csail-related@csail.mit.edu

Reminder Subject: TALK: IPRI Surveillance and Security Series

On 23 March 2017 (Thursday), MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative is proud to host ProPublica’s Julia Angwin for a discussion of algorithmic accountability and the role of machine learning in societal decisions, including criminal sentencing.

Julia Angwin is an award-winning investigative journalist at the independent news organization ProPublica. From 2000-2013, she was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal where she led a privacy investigative team that was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2011 and won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2010. Her book, Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance was published by Times Books in 2014.

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Created by Melanie Robinson Email at Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:48 PM.