Events

Jun05

Simons Institute Workshop — Wrong at the Root: Racial Bias and the Tension Between Numbers and Words in Non-Internet Data

Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing)
Artificially intelligent systems extrapolate from historical training data. While the training process is robust to “noisy” data, systematically biased data will inexorably lead to biased systems. The emerging field of algorithmic fairness seeks interventions to blunt the downstream effects of data bias. Initial work has focused on classification and prediction algorithms. This cross-cutting...
Jun07

Simons Institute Theoretically Speaking Series — Algorithms and the Law

David Brower Center
  • Peter Bartlett, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
  • Shafi Goldwasser, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
  • Martha Minow, Harvard University
  • Elliot Schrage, Facebook
  • Patricia Williams, Columbia University
This panel will explore the contemporary promises and challenges of computer algorithms from the perspectives of lawyers, ethicists, philosophers, and computer scientists. What is missing from the current technological debates on the fairness and privacy of algorithmic decision making and their impact on the social fabric? What are promising tools of governance and frames of analysis? What do...
Aug29

Airbnb Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Sep03

Google Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Sep04

Riot Games Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Sep05

Nvidia Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Sep10

Atlassian Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA
Sep11

Meraki Info-Session

Wozniak Lounge (430) Soda Hall
TBA