Computer Science Events

Apr 25

Does Artificial Intelligence Exacerbate Social Inequalities?

From site: Humanities Center Events

Virginia Eubanks, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY, speaks on technology, ethics, and inequality.

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
5:00 – 6:00 pm / Weitz 236
Eubanks lecture
Virginia Eubanks, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY

Virginia Eubanks is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the PoorDigital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age; and co-editor, with Alethia Jones, of Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith. Her writing about technology and social justice has appeared in Scientific AmericanThe NationHarper’s, and Wired. For two decades, Eubanks has worked in community technology and economic justice movements. She was a founding member of the Our Data Bodies Project and a Fellow at New America.

Sponsored by the Humanities Center, Broom Fellow for Public Scholarship, President's Office, Dean of the College, and Computer Science. Contact: Mary Drew