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The Difference Engine: Perpetuating Poverty Through Algorithms

Virginia Eubanks, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (2018). Rebecca Tushnet We have a problem with poverty, which we have converted into a problem with poor people. Policymakers tout technology as a way to make … Continue reading

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Algorithms and Justice

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society examines the role of the state in the development and deployment of algorithmic technologies. Jul 11, 2018 I. Introduction Our work on “Algorithms and Justice,” as part of the Ethics and Governance of … Continue reading

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Algorithms as Illegal Agreements

Michal Gal, University of Haifa has posted Algorithms as Illegal Agreements. ABSTRACT: Despite the increased transparency, connectivity, and search abilities that characterize the digital marketplace, the digital revolution has not always yielded the bargain prices that many consumers expected. What… … Continue reading

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Improving Federal Regulation of Medical Algorithms

In emergency situations, doctors have little time to save the lives of trauma patients. Gunshot wounds, car crashes, and other life-threatening harms often cause severe blood loss, which is the leading cause of preventable death when trauma puts patients’ lives … Continue reading

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Start/Start Survey for Processes and Projects: AI and Algorithms Lead New Initiatives, Print Libraries Continue to Shrink

Here are the results of the 2017 Start/Stop Survey questions related to processes and projects which are being cancelled or launched. Print Decline Continues The decline of print in law libraries continued to dominate the workflow changes in law libraries. … Continue reading

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