The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of people’s lives, according to a mass collaborative study led by researchers at Princeton. CITP Interim Director Matthew Salganik is one of 112 co-authors of research published in the Proceedings of the National […]
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CITP is happy to announce that current Interim Director and Professor of Sociology Matthew Salganik has been re-appointed as director of CITP for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2020. “CITP is a wonderful community, and I’m excited to continue to help CITP grow and thrive,” Salganik said.
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Can algorithms help judges make fair decisions? After all, human judges can often be biased—so should we try to use ostensibly neutral technology instead? In a recent interview with WHYY, Philadelphia’s public radio station (a member of NPR), CITP fellow Annette Zimmermann comments on the ethical implications of using AI in criminal justice and other […]
CITP’s Microsoft Visiting Professor and data privacy expert, Ari Ezra Waldman, recently worked with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and other data privacy experts and advocates to put forth landmark legislation to create a Data Protection Agency. (See official press release here.) “Privacy is a civil right, not a good to be traded in the market. The […]