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Information Science Colloquium Talk | Critical Race Theory and HCI

 

Date October 08, 2020

Time 4.00 - 5.00pm ET

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Speakers Finda Ogbonnaya-Ogburu with Angela Smith, Alexandra To, and Kentaro Toyama

Note: Participants from Cornell University / Cornell Tech have the additional option to join the Colloquium as video participants. Complete the RSVP form for that: https://forms.gle/tB7o4gPaSv2F61437  Video participants will receive a separate invitation link to the talk prior to the colloquium, which allows them to participate with audio and video in the Q&A sessions following the talk.  

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Upcoming DLI Events 

Date Weekly | Fall Semester | 2020

Time Wednesdays 12.00 - 1.15pm

 

In the face of such challenging times, the DLI Seminar will continue to stream throughout Fall 2020. For more information on our upcoming line-up of dynamic speakers: visit here >

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Previous DLI Events 

Date 2017-2020

Venue Cornell Tech | Roosevelt Island

 

For more information on our previous list of dynamic speakers and guests visit here >

 

Date Friday 13 March,  2020

Venue Cornell Tech

 

This single day event will bring together experts from engineering, policy, and industry to discuss the social implications of autonomous transport from different perspectives. We plan to explore questions such as: 

 

  • How different vehicle deployments change how human occupants are identified and defined, and how that may affect questions of privacy and autonomy.

  • How different business models like passenger ride-sharing, fleet management, or private vehicle ownership require different technological configurations, and what they require in terms of data flows and public accountability. 

  • How different vehicle systems require changes to public space or re-instrumenting of roadways, and who has the power to determine the shape of those new urban environments.

  • How business decisions, and the technologies required to implement them, interact with broader policy questions around public life, the environment, and international geopolitics. More info >

 

Date September 28-29 | 2018 

Venue Cornell Tech | Roosevelt Island

 

Algorithmic oversight is one of the defining policy problems of our age. Two dimensions of the problem are well appreciated: scale and complexity. But there is a third and equally important dimension, one that has gone comparatively unnoticed: speed. The characteristic time-scales of human decision-making range from years (for democratic deliberations) to a few hundred milliseconds (for instinctual reactions). But software is capable of making decisions far faster: in a matter of microseconds. This mismatch poses serious technical challenges and even deeper ones for managing and responding to algorithmic actions.
 
Six topical panels will cover warfare, financial markets, labor and manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, information security, and content moderation. Participants will discuss current, forthcoming, and potential changes in algorithmic speed in their respective domains and techniques for avoiding, detecting, mitigating, and responding to speed-abetted algorithmic mistakes and abuses. 
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Speed 2018 is generously supported with a gift from Microsoft Corporation.

 

Date August 19 - 20 | 2019

Venue UC Berkeley

Co-hosts International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley and the Digital Life Initiative, Cornell Tech

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Following a successful inaugural Contextual Integrity Symposium in Fall 2018 at Princeton University, a second 2-day event was hosted at UC Berkeley to encourage interdisciplinary discussions to explore the applications and implications of CI. More info >

 

Date September 13-14 | 2018

Venue Princeton University

Co-sponsors Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University and the Digital Life Initiative, Cornell Tech

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The aim of the first Contextual Integrity Symposium was to foster communication among diverse communities of research and practice that have used the theory of contextual integrity as a framework to reason about, design and evaluate, craft regulation for, and generate formal logics for privacy. After the success of a half-day meeting in Fall 2017, Symposium organizers were excited to follow up with a more comprehensive event to foster discussion across a broader spectrum of disciplines. More info >

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