University Forum: The Dark Side of Data

When

Nov. 14, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "The Dark Side of Data: The Impact of Algorithms on Social Inequity" a talk by Hilla Sang, Data Visualization & GIS Specialist; and Chelsea Heinbach, Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning Librarian; UNLV.

This talk explores the problematic outcome of automating processes through seemingly objective algorithms. When meaning- and decision-making is outsourced to proprietary black-box algorithms, how is social inequity perpetuated?

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Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.