vnyc

Month: 2019-12

2019-12-04

noneck 23:27:40
BetaNYC is proud to join over 50 organizations in endorsing #ConfrontingBlackBoxes, which provides a nuanced look at NYC’s use of automated decision making, who is impacted, and how the city could do better.

Read here https://ainowinstitute.org/ads-shadowreport-2019.html

If you're in NYC, join us this Saturday to discuss this and the city's report — https://www.meetup.com/betanyc/events/266494269/

Meetup

Automating Bias: How Computers Are Making Decisions About Your Life

Sat, Dec 7, 2019, 11:00 AM: This is a community-led event to learn how widely-used technology harms New York communities, and how residents can demand change. To attend this event, you should RSVP via

2019-12-13

noneck 01:19:17
:rotating_light::rotating_light: *Updated Deadline for NYC School of Data & Open Data Week Proposals* :rotating_light::rotating_light:
BetaNYC, NYC's Open Data program, and the Data Through Design team are gearing up for the 4th annual NYC Open Data Week festival — February 28 to March 7, 2020 . We are looking for panels, workshops, games, demos, art installations, tours, performances — any creative idea related to open data.

We invite you to join us in building this year's festivities – including the NYC School of Data community conference and the Data Through Design exhibition. Let us bring New Yorkers together for a fun week of storytelling, inspiring work, and creativity.

Our updated submission deadline is Friday, 10 January. For more information on what we're looking for, check out https://schoolofdata.nyc/2020-call-for-session-ideas/ .