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Boise State Arbiter coverage of data science ethics

The Boise State Arbiter ran an article on efforts to expand ethics and social justice training in the computer science curriculum, and it includes some discussion of Michael Ekstrand’s work on fairness and ethics in machine learning systems. (Read More) Boise State Arbiter coverage of data science ethics

The PIReTs at RecSys 2017

We’re excited to be doing quite a few things at RecSys 2017: Sole is co-organizing the KidRec workshop on Aug. 27. Michael has a position paper, “Challenges in Evaluating Recommendations for Children”, at KidRec. Poster “Can Readability Enhance Recommendations on Community … (Read More) The PIReTs at RecSys 2017

Workshops on Children (KidRec) and Social Impact (FATREC) at RecSys 2017

We are organizing two workshops at RecSys 2017: The International Workshop on Children & Recommender Systems (KidRec) will discuss the impact and challenges of providing recommendations for children. Sole Pera is organizing this workshop with Jerry Alan Fails, Franca Garzotto, … (Read More) Workshops on Children (KidRec) and Social Impact (FATREC) at RecSys 2017

Talk with PIReT at RecSys

Several of our team members will be presenting work at this year’s ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2016). Jennifer will present ‘First Do No Harm: Considering and Minimizing Harm in Recommender Systems Designed for Engendering Health’ at the HealthRecSys … (Read More) Talk with PIReT at RecSys