During this year that I have been off I’ve been thinking about how to teach both people who are trained in technical parts of data science, and also policymakers, how we could have a common language. And then that way we could have these conversations so we could talk together.
Data & Society Databites
presented by Ravi Shroff
My fellowship project is to understand the development and implementation of predictive models for decision-making in city and state government. So specifically I’m interested in applying and developing statistical and computational methods to improve decision-making in police departments, in the courts, and in child welfare agencies.
presented by Suchana Seth
The question is what are we doing in the industry, or what is the machine learning research community doing, to combat instances of algorithmic bias? So I think there is a certain amount of good news, and it’s the good news that I wanted to focus on in my talk today.