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Tech Policy Workshop: increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, predictive policing, magnification of unjust bias @ McLaren Conference Center
Tech Policy Workshop: increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, predictive policing, magnification of unjust bias @ McLaren Conference Center
Nov 16 all-day
apply now for financial aid Register The USF Center for Applied Data Ethics will be hosting a Tech Policy Workshop the weekend of Nov 16 to 17. Systemic problems, such as increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, concerning uses of predictive policing, and the magnification of unjust bias, all require systemic solutions. We invite anyone working in the tech industry or in public policy, and to community members concerned about the impact of misuses of tech on society to attend.  By hosting a Tech Policy Workshop, we hope to facilitate collaborations between those in tech and in policy, … Continued
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12:00 pm Citizen Journalism @ Omni Commons
Citizen Journalism @ Omni Commons
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
s the week of actions around houselesness is approaching (November 16th-24th) Liberated Lens will conduct a Citizen Journalism training where you can learn how to do on the street media, simple streaming, vlogging, phone security etc. Bring your cell phone or any recording device you intend on using. Part II that will happen on November 24th will cover simple editing and post production tools.67335
4:30 pm Economics Book Group: “Banking on the People.” Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. @ Omni Commons
Economics Book Group: “Banking on the People.” Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. @ Omni Commons
Nov 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Economics Book Group: "Banking on the People." Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. @ Omni Commons
Beginning on August 10th, the Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group began discussing Banking on the People: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age. We tackled the introduction and first chapter, available through the ‘Look Inside’ feature on Amazon, for the August 10th meeting. For our September 7th meeting, we will be discussing the rest of the first section, Chapters 2-6. For our October 12th meeting, we will be discussing Chapters 7-9, the first part of the second section. For our November 16th meeting, we will be discussing Chapters 10 – … Continued
5:00 pm The End of Policing @ Niebyl Proctor Library
The End of Policing @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The End of Policing @ Niebyl Proctor Library
You are cordially invited – please bring friends! The End of Policing A conversation with Alex Vitale Sponsors – Northern California Communist Party, Harry Bridges Club, CPUSA and People’s World/Mundo Popular Alex Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and a Visiting Professor at London Southbank University. He has spent the last 25 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally. He also serves on the New York State Advisory Committee of the US … Continued