- Please remind me to press “RECORD” if needed. Thanks.
- Resource of the day, Medical Bias Clips
- Student Blog Spot Talk (chosen at random)
- Key Concept: Internalized Oppression
- Quick exercise: type “internalized” into a search engine. If there’s autofill, what words are filled in?
- Helpful slideshow: The Color of Fear: the Paradox of Race and Oppression in the New Millennium Institutional RACISM & THE SOCIAL WORK (By Gary Bailey, Simmons College, School of Social Work)
- Public Tech: Diversity and Design, Chapter Discussions.
- Case Study: Transportation technology, planning, and tribal communities. Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety panel by America Walks.
- Further discussion: Midterm Project Brief
- Next week: wrap-up public tech, brief demo with social media API, 1-on-1 check-ins. (Prof to-dos: grade-sheet template, book list)
- Due Tuesday 10/13: Phase 1, Blog Post #11: Write about your plans to address the “Planning Your Project” section of the Midterm Project Brief:
- Which technology might you choose? How are you familiar with both the front-end (UI) and back-end (code or hardware components)?
- Which SSI might you choose? How is the SSI impacted by aspects of your technology?
- Which 2 people might you interview? Will you interview a classmate? Do they have the SSI you chose? Do they use the tech you chose?
- And if you plan to conduct a survey instead of a second interview, what questions might you ask? How will you disseminate the survey to target your SSI?
Announcements + Extra Credit
- 10/8: The Future of Clinical Trials (STAT)
- 10/8: The NLP/Text-as-Data Speaker Series will meet Thursday, October 8, from *3:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET* over Zoom webinar. Yonatan Belinkov (Technion) will present work entitled “Causal Mediation Analysis for Interpreting NLP Models: The Case of Gender Bias.”
- 10/9: Southern Poverty Law Center panel discussion on fascism and propaganda with author Jason Stanley
- 10/9: NYU Department of History’s Diversity Committee, this webinar considers the legacy of the Kerner Commission (formal title: Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders), which emerged from the wave of urban rebellions in 1967. Click here to register.
- 10/12: Special lecture in the NYU Reads and NYU BeTogether Global Scholars & Innovators Series: A Public Lecture with Bryan A. Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.
- 10/14: Documentary: Created by the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, “Ghost Tape #10” was one of many audio tapes engineered to psychologically intimidate and demoralize the North Vietnamese Army through its depiction of the Buddhist afterlife.
- All this week: First Peoples Week at The Greene Space
- 10/19: Join MuslimARC for an Anti Racism 101 Session. Learners will be able to, through self assessment of implicit bias, reflect on their own privilege or oppression using correct terms to categorize, compare/contrast, summarize, and/or predict personal patterns in addressing anti-racism.
- Write a post about the events above or any of the following:
- Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety panel by America Walks.
- Transportation Research Board Webinar: Human Trafficking and Mobility of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
- Introduction to Spiral to the Stars: Mvskoke Tools of Futurity by Laura Harjo. The section Methodological Trajectory (pp. 14-26) talks about the technologies, and the limitations of using these technologies, deployed for preserving Mvskoke (Muskogee) tribal land.
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