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13517 : Introduction to Critical Spatial Media: Visualizing Urban, Environmental, and Planetary Change

Description: discriminatory, and is the algorithm the right place to look? Is algorithmic bias avoidable? Does human review of algorithm sufficient, and in what cases? Do predictive models violate privacy even if they do not use or disclose someone’s specific data? When does nudging violate political rights? How does algorithmic decision-making impact democracy? We will closely read Shoshana Zuboff’s Surveillance Capitalism on tour through the sociotechnical world of AI, alongside scholarship in law, philosophy, and computer science to breathe a human rights approach to algorithmic life. We will explore analytic toolkits from science and technology studies (STS) and the philosophy of technology to probe the

Instructor(s): Alexander Arryo

Offered: Autumn 2022

Category: Theory

Cluster(s): Creative Computing