Q2: In recent news politicians have been accused of using conspiracy theories to manipulate the public. What has been your experience with news sources using conspiracy theories to manipulate public opinion?
Q3: Do you think something should be done about the spread of conspiracy theories?
In Class Discussion Questions:
Q1: How do conspiracy theories help fuel prejudice towards minority groups?
Q2: Should conspiracy theories be regulated online? If so, how should online sources implement regulations to compact conspiracy theories?
Q3: Do you think that some conspiracy theories are geared towards a particular group of minorities? If so, what are some ramifications of such theories?
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?