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Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Listen to Danielle Wood speak in a new episode of the Stories of Transformation podcast.
If the space industry wants to become more diverse, it must come to terms with how racially motivated decisions shape the country, Wood said
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
“This is why we keep seeing race science emerging time and again," writes Chelsea Barabas. "It’s because publishers publish it."
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
Like too many science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, the aerospace sector in the US is populated mainly by white people.
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
www.ajlunited.orgAn unseen force is rising—helping to determine who is hired, granted a loan, or even how long someone spends in prison. ...
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.The Humanizin...
Vespers is a collection of masks exploring what it means to design (with) life. From the relic of the death mask to a contemporary living...
Designing for, with, and by nature
By Chelsea Barabas, Karthik Dinakar, and Colin DoyleTwenty-seven prominent researchers from MIT, Harvard, Princeton, NYU,&nbs...
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini and Amanda Nguyen for being recognized in the "Advocates" category.
Joy Buolamwini talks to Frontline about bias in AI, and what can be done about it.
Creating technology for social change
Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence
An exhibition at the Barbican in London features work from OpenAg, the Mediated Matter group, Joy Buolamwini, and more.
Pretrial risk assessments draw from “deeply flawed data" generated from arrest and conviction records, say researchers.
Joy Buolamwini has been selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”
Joy Buolamwini talks to the AP about her work on algorithmic bias.
An open letter asking Amazon to stop selling Rekognition to law enforcement agencies.
More than three dozen AI researchers have signed an open letter asking Amazon to stop selling Rekognition to law enforcement agencies.
Now activists are working to bring women, and feminism, back to Silicon Valley.
Tech companies working on artificial intelligence find that a diverse staff can help avoid biased algorithms that cause public embarrassment
Jaleesa Trapp led a discussion at her alma mater about antiracist approaches to engaging young people from marginalized groups in STEM.
Joy Buolamwini’s essay is featured in the Optimists issue of Time, guest-edited by Ava DuVernay.
Algorithmic auditing has emerged as a key strategy to expose systematic biases embedded in software platforms, yet scholarship on the imp...
"We must provide a mechanism for civil society to be informed and engaged in the way in which algorithms are used."
Amazon’s system had more difficulty identifying the gender of female and darker-skinned faces than similar services from IBM and Microsoft.
Thoughts from the Media Lab's Space Enabled group and Space Exploration Initiative
The Gender Shades project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI.Algorithmic Bias PersistsGender Shades is...