- Two more resources for your Midterm:
- A few External Announcements
- From Last Week: Gaydar
- This week: Politics, Policing, and Prison Tech
- Amazon Rekognition
- Best Toilet Paper in the World
- “Fake News” and Political Tech
- Brief Blog Post due Wednesday, Feb 27. Create a brief write-up of the salient identities exercise from today. This can be used in your midterm paper, as well.
- Blog Post due Monday, March 4: Read the Introduction to Automating Inequality by Virginia Eubanks. How do you think the topics discussed in this chapter might relate to political, policing, and/or prison technology? Feel free to cite additional links (e.g. news articles).
- ACM Webinar: Building a Culture to Support Inclusive Design
- REMINDER: PROPOSALS DUE 3.1.19 | Win up to $10,000 in prize money – 2nd Annual Innovators in Aging Award This is a reminder that the the NYU Aging Incubator has launched its second annual Innovators in Aging Award competition. The winning team will receive up to $10,000 (via a reimbursement process) to be used towards carrying out their proposal. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to compete. First round proposals as due by March 1, 2019. The intent of the competition is for interdisciplinary teams to develop an innovative tool or resource that would enhance research, policy or lifestyle for the older population as their lifespan increases. For more information about the competition’s criteria and how to enter, visit the competition’s website by clicking here. Should you like further information about the competition please reach out to Louise Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Art & Politics in the City: New York and Buenos Aires
- DuckDuckGo post on alternate services to Google
- Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT