Tag Archives: philosophy

Calling all researchers: ACM FAT*2020

Dear social scientists and philosophers: this is a message for you. In January 2020 the second ACM Fairness, Accountability and Transparency (ACMFAT*) conference will be held in Barcelona. This is important for two reasons: it will be the first time this conference is held in Europe, and it will be the first time that contributions […]

The trolley problem problem

*this post was inspired by a conference workshop on education and responsible data science, run by the Digital Society initiative, a collective of Dutch universities working together to shape the relationship between data science and society.* A rash of studies have come out recently about the trolley problem. This is the famous philosphical conundrum where […]

My new project: Data Justice

I’ve had some good news: I heard this summer that I am going to receive an ERC grant from the European Research Council. This means I get to do five years’ work on the idea of data justice (the link leads to a paper that explains in more detail what this might be). There are […]