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
702-895-3401

YouTube Link

Event Sponsor

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

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