Algorithms and Accountability

Algorithms and Accountability took place in the Department of Law at New York University in February. Here’s the description of the symposium:

Scholars, stakeholders, and policymakers question the adequacy of existing mechanisms governing algorithmic decision-making and grapple with new challenges presented by the rise of algorithmic power in terms of transparency, fairness, and equal treatment. Algorithms increasingly shape our news, economic options, and educational trajectories. The centrality and concerns about algorithmic decision making have only increased since we hosted the Governing Algorithms conference in May 2013. This event built upon that conversation to address legal, policy and ethical challenges related to algorithmic power in three specific contexts: media production and consumption, commerce, and education.

http://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/ili/AlgorithmsConference

The event was recorded in full and the videocasts are attached below:


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