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The following passage is from Zara Rahman’s new book Machine Readable Me: The Hidden Ways Tech Shapes Our Identities. Rahman is an author and researcher investigating the intersection of power, […]

Zara Rahman is a British-Bangladeshi author and researcher whose interests lie at the intersection of power, technology and justice. Her book, Machine Readable Me: The Hidden Ways Tech Shapes Our […]

Just Tech invited several practitioners and researchers to respond to a simple yet fundamental question: “What is just technology?” This interview was conducted by Just Tech editor Rodrigo Ugarte, who […]

Hamid Khan is an organizer with the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition. The mission of the Coalition is to build community-based power to dismantle police surveillance, spying, and infiltration programs. The […]

Danielle Blunt is a sex worker, community organizer, public health researcher, and the cofounder of Hacking//Hustling, a collective of sex workers and accomplices working at the intersection of tech and […]

Tawana Petty is a mother, organizer, poet, author, and facilitator. She is a long-time social justice organizer whose work focuses on racial justice, equity issues, water rights advocacy, data privacy, […]

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Jay Cunningham is a computer scientist and scholar dedicated to promoting responsibility and fairness in artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) systems, data science, and human-computer interaction (HCI). He innovates […]

For the past 21 years, James has worked for a private security company as a plain-clothes officer in high-street stores, mainly on London’s Oxford Street. He’ll often film the people […]

Two developers have used OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 image generation model to create a forensic sketch program that can create “hyper-realistic” police sketches of a suspect based on user inputs. The […]

PI has been fighting against police using intrusive & disproportionate surveillance technologies at protests around the world for years. […] Source: Restraining protest surveillance: When should surveillance of protesters become […]

Rowa Mohamed showed up to support her neighbours at an encampment eviction and was injured by police during the protest. Her experience of violence is not unusual – Black Muslim […]

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