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Data [Beyond] the ATL - Discriminating Data: Individuals, Neighborhoods, Proxies

Data [Beyond] the ATL - Discriminating Data: Individuals, Neighborhoods, Proxies

A Special Data in the ATL event co-sponsored by the GSU Humanities Research Center

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Wendy Chun, Canada 150 Research Chair and Professor, School of Communications, Simon Fraser University

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Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun has studied both systems design engineering and English literature, which she combines and mutates in her current work on digital media. She is the author of several books, notably Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media (MIT Press, 2016) and Programmed Visions: Software and Memory (MIT Press, 2011). Her most recent book as co-author, Pattern Discrimination (U of Minnesota Press, 2019), explores how AI algorithms create bias and practice racial exclusions thereby inscribing power relations into media. She earned her bachelor's in systems design engineering and English (a first-of-its-kind double major) from the University of Waterloo and M.A. and Ph.D., both in English, from Princeton University.

LocationCURVE, Georgia State University Library, 2nd floor of Library South, 103 Decatur Street SE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Map it.

Note: This talk does not count as a workshop toward the RDS@GSU Data Certificate.

Related LibGuide: Data in the ATL by Bryan Sinclair

Thursday, March 26, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
CURVE, Library South 2
Downtown Campus Library
  Data in the ATL Lecture Series  

Event Organizer

Bryan Sinclair