The Police State Is Monitoring Your Social Media Activity and Is Encouraged To Track and Arrest You For Exercising Your First Amendment Rights

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The Police State Is Monitoring Your Social Media Activity and Is Encouraged To Track and Arrest You For Exercising Your First Amendment Rights By Anonymous | June 5, 2020 In light of the nationwide protests following outrage over the deaths of George Floyd and several others in the hands of police officers this past week, the nation is as polarized… [Read more...]

Paper accepted at ICML

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Our paper, “Balancing Competing Objectives for Welfare-Aware Machine Learning with Imperfect Data”, was accepted for oral presentation at the International Conference on Machine Learning (IMCL 2020). Full citation below:
  • Rolf, E., Simchowitz, M., Dean, S., Liu, L., Bj{“o}rkegren, D., Hardt, M., and Blumenstock, J.E. (2019). Balancing Competing Objectives for Welfare-Aware Machine Learning with Imperfect Data. The Thirty-seventh International
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Zoom Is Ethically Required to Improve Privacy And Regulation Is Needed

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Zoom Is Ethically Required to Improve Privacy And Regulation Is Needed By Matthew McElhaney | May 29, 2020 Zoom is a ubiquitous video conferencing software whose popularity increased dramatically during the stay at home orders during the 2020 pandemic. Zoom built its platform on ease of use and ?frictionless communication? (Barolo, 2018), and it appears the architecture and design decisions… [Read more...]

Is the health QR Code really healthy?

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Is the health QR Code really healthy? By Joanna Wang | May 29, 2020 The magical tool for a peace of mind Imagine this scenario: You’ve read about the covid-19 outbreak on the news and learned that it is a very contagious virus. You thought about the people coughing on the subway, a coworker that was under the weather but… [Read more...]