- Please remind me to press “RECORD” if needed.
- NYU Accommodations for Student Participation in Election Activities
- Phase 2 Suggestions
- Suggestions for Tuesday’s non-partisan discussion on election tech, algorithm issues, and (cyber)security
- Soul of Reason: Episodes that interest you?
Agenda (may be re-ordered to work with guest speaker’s schedule)
- Guest Speaker: Joshua Ogure, Kibera News Network. If possible, please remind me to take pictures.
- Resource of the day, Medical Bias Clips
- Student Blog Spot Talk (chosen at random)
- Vote for one:
- Due Tuesday, 11/3: Phase 2, Blog Post #4.
- Please discuss Joshua Ogure’s presentation of Kibera News Network and Map Kibera Trust. (If you would like learn even more, see the PBS video linked in the Extra Credit section below).
- We will discuss algorithmic bias as part of Tuesday’s class on election tech. Please read the “Introduction” chapter of Algorithms of Oppression OR Automating Inequality, discuss the algorithms highlighted, and the people affected by these algorithms. Please pick the book that’s less familiar to you.
Announcements + Extra Credit
- 10/29 @ 5:30: What Can a Body Do?: How We Meet the Built World
- Write a post about the events above or any of the following:
- College Students Aren’t on Campus. Their Missing Votes Could Make a Difference. (New York Times)
- ENERGY DEMOCRACY: Honoring the Past and Investing in a New Energy Economy (Race Forward)
- Allissa Richardson thinks it’s time to shatter a few myths about citizen journalism (Harvard Nieman Lab)
- How tech is putting the needs of impoverished Kenyans on the map (PBS)
- Sesame Workshop Writers’ Room fellowship applications open soon.
- CMD-IT Graduate School Fair
- NYU Pipelines in Quantitative Aging Research Summer Program
- NYU Makerspace $50 Mini-Grants
- NYU Startup Sprints: applications due 11/16.
- NYU Practicum in Fashion Business, Applications due 11/9
- Election Volunteer Opportunities with Immigrant Justice Fund