Group 3 // Section 1 // 11:00 a.m. // Algorithmic Bias


Panel members: Brielle, Julia, Kaitlyn

Online Discussion Questions:

Q1: Have you seen algorithmic bias in your life? What did you think when you dealt with it?
Q2: What would you say your algorithm filter is on social media?
Q3: Where do you most see algorithmic bias take place? Can you think of any specific examples to share?

In class Discussion Questions:

Q1: Was algorithmic bias as prevalent as you thought? Why or why not? Do you think something needs to be done to fix this problem?
Q2: What are your thoughts about a white mask being recognized instead of a bare face?
Q3: In which ways do you think algorithmic bias can be damaging or dangerous?

Readings:

The Real Reason Tech Struggles With Algorithmic Bias” (Wired, February 2019)

Ghosts in the Machine” (NOVA, October 2017)


Counter Technology:The Coded Gaze” (Algorithmic Justice League)