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danah boyd
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It's been over 50 years since the Civil Rights Act. So much has changed, and so much hasn't. NPR annotates the Act:
Differentiating between comm platform & media curator, @TarletonG offers key insight into anxieties around FB:
I love xkcd. This week, on research ethics & Facebook:
NYC taxi patterns by neighborhood demographics. "Are Taxi Drivers Racist?"
Why are no Facebook data scientists/researchers blogging or writing op-eds about the current ethics debate?
What would it take to create a people's terms of service? Asks @EvanSelinger & @hartzog:
As public funding for research disappears, scholars must turn to private companies. @cyberlyra considers implications
“Manipulative experimentation... is a relationship in which power is exercised.” from Shils in @katecrawford's
What does the Facebook experiment teach us? There's growing anxiety about data manipulation. (by moi)
If your business model is hostile to informed consent, you have bigger problems than a data science paper.
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Aspen Ideas Festival is such an amazing event. I wish the location didn't destroy me cuz the event is so delightful.
Part of growing up has been recognizing that I'm not invincible. <24 hours into Aspen and I know that I still can't handle altitude. :-(
Flying United 1st time in years due to previous horrors. Regretting it. At least they've announced how they'll screw us ahead of time.
Awesome new peer economy research funded by @fuselabs: (incl one from @data_society!) NEAT!
In "corrupt personalization," @niftyc offers some entertaining situations where people's data is used unexpectedly:
In "When Anyone Can End Up Being A Child Pornographer”, @quinnnorton reflects on the screwiness of anti-sex laws.
At #PDF14, @BradSmi described how MSFT is trying to navigate govt demands in light of NSA. I'm in awe of his efforts.
On July 15, I'm keynoting @WhartonWebConf. If you're in Philly, come!
Historical taxi data now publicly avail. PII aside, I wonder if there are problematic/discriminatory taxi patterns.
Why Parents Shouldn’t Fear Teacher-Student Texting by @ranhoder
A transgender youth is sitting in jail w/o being charged. #JusticeForJane Her story complicates many assumptions.
Why Jane Doe doesn’t get to be a sex trafficking victim (by moi)
Why haven't we innovated around app stores? @waxpancake offers some ideas:
I am pleased to introduce the inaugural class of Data & Society fellows: <GRIN>
Oh wow, @jpalfrey has made many copies of It's Complicated avail to @phillipsacademy faculty. ::blush:: THANK YOU!