PhotoVoice: Using ethical photography to promote positive social change. [UK & international projects]

  Why photography? A photograph is the quickest and easiest way for somebody to document the realities of their circumstances. Most people are familiar with […]

Wrongfully accused by an algorithm [Kashmir Hill; New York Times]

Wrongfully accused by an algorithm — from nytimes.com by Kashmir Hill Excerpt: On a Thursday afternoon in January, Robert Julian-Borchak Williams was in his office […]

Good news! “IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft abandon law enforcement face recognition market” [Birmingham]

IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft abandon law enforcement face recognition market — from which-50.com by Andrew Birmingham Excerpt: Three global tech giants — IBM, Amazon, and […]

Besides the use of drones (especially by governments), this is yet another slippery slope [Christian]

This startup is using AI to give workers a “productivity score” — from technologyreview.com by Will Douglas Enaible is one of a number of new […]

As the technologies get more powerful, so do the ramifications/consequences. [Christian]

DC: As the technologies get more powerful, so do the ramifications/consequences. #AI #emergingtechnologies #society #politics #elections https://t.co/QnDfIjOdOf — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) June 8, 2020 From […]

The slippery slope of using drones — especially when it’s governments doing it

From DSC: I can’t help but reflect on how slippery the slope is when we start talking about using drones — especially as sponsored and […]

Learning in Quarantine… Part One

With School Closed… Part One This post was originally posted on the 2/3/20 on the Independent Thinking blog here. “There are many things to consider […]

NYC classrooms cancel Zoom after trolls make ‘Zoombombing’ a thing [Clark]

NYC classrooms cancel Zoom after trolls make ‘Zoombombing’ a thing — from thenextweb.com by Bryan Clark From DSC: I’m a sinner. I know that all […]

DSC: Normally I don’t plug where I work, but for the purposes of promoting better #A2J & diversity w/in the legal realm, I’m posting this video.

From DSC: Normally I don’t advertise or “plug” where I work, but as our society is in serious need of increasing Access to Justice (#A2J) […]

Lesson idea: Celebrities, morals and ethics

This is a discussion task to introduce a sequence of lessons on fame and celebrities. One of the set reading texts in the sequence included […]

Unchecked ignorance leads to fear –> unchecked fear leads to hatred –> unchecked hatred leads to destruction. Education & talking *with* people are key solutions.

From DSC: My brother-in-law sent me the link to the video below. It’s a very solid interview about racism and what some solutions are to […]

DC: Hmmm…will this type of thing be integrated w/ something like Clearview AI? Unsettling to me.

DC: Hmmmm…I’m wondering if this type of thing will be integrated with something like Clearview #AI …unsettling to me.https://t.co/VZgbH5z29s https://t.co/ihNRknmt6r — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) January […]

LOAD MORE
We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK