Month: 2019-12


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

If you're in NYC, join us this Saturday to discuss this and the city's report —


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


noneck 01:19:17
🚨🚨 *Updated Deadline for NYC School of Data & Open Data Week Proposals* 🚨🚨
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 .