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AI Infodemic Reading Group: Session 5

Event Type
Informational
Sponsor
University Library
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 20, 2021   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Cost
No Cost
Contact
Sarah Appedu
E-Mail
sappedu2@illinois.edu
Views
5
Originating Calendar
Library Calendar

Artificial intelligence is increasingly shaping the future of information seeking, discovery, and curation. While AI may claim to make these practices easier, several scholars have been raising essential questions about the nature of this technology and its implications for racial justice, political polarization, and privacy in the information ecosystem.

 

The fifth session of the AI Infodemic: Interrogating Algorithms of Information Seeking reading group will cover the topic of online classification, focusing on algorithmic bias as described by Safiya Noble in her book Algorithms of Oppression

 

For a complete list of materials covered in this session, view the schedule on the program website. Join our mailing list to receive the link to the Zoom meeting and regular updates about the program.

 

The AI Infodemic: Interrogating Algorithms of Information Seeking reading group is sponsored by the HRI Research Cluster: AI & Society: Privacy, Ethics and (Dis)Information.

 

Co-organizers: Sarah Appedu (MLS Student) & Lisa Hinchliffe (Library Faculty)

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