Reflections on “Pushback is growing against automated proctoring services. But so is their use” [Young]

Pushback is growing against automated proctoring services. But so is their use — from edsurge.com by Jeffrey R. Young Excerpt: Many students have pushed back, […]

Some serious fodder for thought in this article entitled, “Who am I to decide when algorithms should make important decisions?” [Meredith Whittaker]

DC: Finally some humility. “Technical know-how, whether in gov’t or in the technology industry, cannot substitute for contextual understanding & lived experiences in determining whether […]

10 Tips To Improve Employee Productivity and Performance Through Elearning

By Don Weobong, President, eLeaPSoftware.comWatch Don’s talk, “A Culture that Captivates” at the Elearning Success Summit Every organization will struggle with productivity and performance at […]

Nice to see this posting coming from the legal side of the house…

DC: Nice to see such a piece coming from the legal side of the house.#FacialRecognition #AI #Legal #Lawschools #EmergingTechnologies https://t.co/THVDUFL5cs — Daniel Christian (@dchristian5) July […]

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 […]

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