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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 […]

Erin McElroy is an assistant professor of American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. McElroy is also the cofounder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, a counter-mapping and digital […]

The Covid-19 pandemic saw a spike in the adoption of varied surveillance technologies. Here, Erin McElroy examines how real estate developers and landlords used the pandemic to install new forms of surveillance systems, which they call “landlord tech,” to track current tenants and appeal to new, wealthier renters, exacerbating gentrification.

Mar Hicks is a historian of technology, gender, and labor, specializing in the history of computing. Hicks’s book, Programmed Inequality, investigates how Britain lost its early lead in computing by […]

Mali Collins’ research areas include Black motherhood studies, Black archival studies, twentieth and twenty-first century literature and art, medical humanities, digital technology, and reproductive health and justice. She is a […]

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 program director Catalina Vallejo […]

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All Tech Is Human’s Spring into Responsible Tech Reading List is a curated list of 20 books that are helping to educate, inform, and inspire the growing Responsible Tech Movement. […]

The evening the Derek Chauvin verdict was announced on April 19, 2021, a young, multiracial group of anti-gentrification protestors marched down Vanderbilt Avenue in brownstone Brooklyn. The surrounding neighborhood, like […]

In this interview, Lydia X. Z. Brown, policy counsel at the Center for Democracy and Technology, explains how technology can be used to oppress people with disabilities and how the disability community is advocating for a better digital environment.

The White House issued a call for artificial intelligence systems to be developed with built-in protections Tuesday, even as the tech industry barrels forward in an AI free-for-all. Why it […]

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the efforts of Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) to ban most abortions after 15 weeks nationwide materialized the worst fears of […]