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Our Data Bodies #301
[ UUID ] 232aed87-3126-49f3-8bfd-35d78e081ede
[ Session Name ] Our Data Bodies
[ Submitter's Name ] Seeta Peña Gangadharan
[ Additional facilitators ] Tawana Petty,Mariella Saba,Tamika Lewis,Virginia Eubanks
What will happen in your session?
Many people concerned about algorithms, AI, and automated computer systems are thinking long and hard about privacy, discrimination, and ethical implications. But between talk of "surveillance capitalism," "fully automated luxury communism," and everything in between, public debate pays scant attention to the issue of data-driven technologies and marginality. In this session, we invite individuals to gain a deeper intersectional understanding of how data-driven systems impact marginalized communities' ability to access basic human needs. Based on experiences of individuals facing housing insecurity, job insecurity, criminalization, and more, participants will explore patterns and (dis)connections in order to develop new and creative practices for keeping all communities protected, together.
What is the goal or outcome of your session?
Our goal is to have participants:
If your session requires additional materials or electronic equipment, please outline your needs.
None needed. But my team members will be traveling from the US and will need travel and accommodation support.
referenced this issue
Aug 16, 2017
added this to Accepted Sessions
in Privacy and Security - Scheduling [draft]
Sep 2, 2017
Sorry for the delay @gangadharansp - no I think your sessions are free to run on their own. Note the draft schedule here in Github https://github.com/MozillaFoundation/mozfest-program-2017/projects/2?fullscreen=true where you're currently down for 2pm on Sunday in the Learning Forum. You should have received an email today with access details to the scheduling app, Guidebook, where you can update your session details and add you professional bio.
This week we're locking in ticketing. It's getting real close! I need all the names and email addresses for your additional facilitators EMAILED to me by THURSDAY October 12. We can only offer you THREE free facilitator tickets, including yourself. We can give out additional discounted tickets for those extras. When you send these details please designate whose names are to be free and who is the discounted rate.
Thanks in advance!