On September 3rd espanet (the European Network for Social Policy Analysis) is hosting a series of online seminars for PhD students to network and present their research. See the details below. Combined Streams 3-4: Big data and digitalisation in social and employment services Conveners: Minna… Read More »ESPANet Online Seminar Details
Yesterday Open Democracy held a live discussion on the broad topic of whether algorithms can be fair. This was in the context of the A-level results fiasco which you can read more about here. The discussion was highly informative and got into many of the… Read More »Computer says no: can algorithms be fair?
Algorithms are seductive because they implicitly suggest that their results are free from human judgement or bias. In our project we believe that these assumptions must be challenged. Algorithms are a remarkable piece of technology, but they have the power to do great harm if… Read More »The Ethics of Algorithms: Classism