Markup Collaboration with RIIPL Shows How Universities Use Race in Predictive Algorithms

 Markup story shows how universities use race in predictive algorithms to identify students they think will succeed. The research was done as part of a collaboration with RIIPL, thanks to funding by Pratt.   

Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson’s new article connects racial segregation, data-driven tech, and persistent inequalities

   

Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson Publishes Best Practices for Government Tech Procurement

Professor Ellen P. Goodman speaks at 3rd Workshop on Obfuscation (Cornell Tech, TU Delft)

Professor Goodman speaks about the meaning of friction as a regulatory strategy in social media and smart cities.

Prof. Michael Carrier testifies before House Energy & Commerce Committee

Prof. Carrier testified before the House Energy & Commerce Committee in support of legislation that would lower drug prices by targeting “pay-for-delay” settlements and citizen petitions. This was the second time he testified in Congress in the past week. https://energycommerce.house.gov/committee-activity/hearings/hearing-on-negotiating-a-better-deal-legislation-to-lower-the-cost-of

Prof. Michael Carrier testifies before House Judiciary Committee

Prof. Carrier testified before the House Judiciary Committee in support of antitrust legislation that would lower drug prices. He offered proposals on product hopping, pay-for-delay settlements, citizen petitions, biosimilar disparagement, and pharmaceutical mergers. In response to questioning from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Prof. Carrier discussed his work with Rutgers Law alum Carl Minniti on citizen petitions. … Continue reading Prof. Michael Carrier testifies before House Judiciary Committee

In Hearing, Senator Coons takes up Professor Ellen P. Goodman’s Circuit Breaker Proposal to Disrupt Social Media Virality

In a Senate Commerce Committee Hearing on Social Media Algorithms, Senator Chris Coons asked witnesses to comment on a proposal first developed by Ellen P. Goodman to deploy circuit breakers to disrupt the virality of social media posts, so as to subject the fastest spreading content to human review.

Professor Ellen P. Goodman to speak at National Academies on Section 230 Reform April 27, 2021

Professor Ellen P. Goodman to Co-Lead Workshop on Algorithmic Auditing

On April 27, 2021, RIIPL and Carnegie UK Trust will host a workshop, co-led by Ellen P. Goodman and Professor Lorna Woods, Essex University, with dozens of policymakers, researchers, and civil society members in the US and UK to address algorithmic auditing. What are the harms algorithms can impose? How should algorithms e audited? How … Continue reading Professor Ellen P. Goodman to Co-Lead Workshop on Algorithmic Auditing

Professor Ellen P. Goodman speaks at Georgetown Tech Law and Yale ISP #AIGovernance Symposium

https://law.yale.edu/yls-today/yale-law-school-events/ai-governance-virtual-symposium-ai-municipalities



Markup Collaboration with RIIPL Shows How Universities Use Race in Predictive Algorithms

 Markup story shows how universities use race in predictive algorithms to identify students they think will succeed. The research was done as part of a collaboration with RIIPL, thanks to funding by Pratt.   

Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson’s new article connects racial segregation, data-driven tech, and persistent inequalities

   

Visiting Scholar Rashida Richardson Publishes Best Practices for Government Tech Procurement

Professor Ellen P. Goodman speaks at 3rd Workshop on Obfuscation (Cornell Tech, TU Delft)

Professor Goodman speaks about the meaning of friction as a regulatory strategy in social media and smart cities.

Prof. Michael Carrier testifies before House Energy & Commerce Committee

Prof. Carrier testified before the House Energy & Commerce Committee in support of legislation that would lower drug prices by targeting “pay-for-delay” settlements and citizen petitions. This was the second time he testified in Congress in the past week. https://energycommerce.house.gov/committee-activity/hearings/hearing-on-negotiating-a-better-deal-legislation-to-lower-the-cost-of