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ThinkOlio: Fighting the Future: Ethics & Algorithms

Algorithms are quickly replacing human judgment in the criminal justice system and there are a lot of technical and social criticism about their implementation. After looking at these sides, we will zoom out and look at the situation in a philosophical context and discuss the ethics of algorithms.

Teacher: Barry Lam

Barry Lam is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, and executive producer and host of Hi-Phi Nation from Slate, a show about philosophy that turns stories into ideas (www.hiphination.org). His academic interests are in epistemology, philosophy of language, and statistical reasoning.

Happy Hour Specials at the bar :)

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Earlier Event: September 11
Game Night Hosted By Victory Pints
Later Event: September 12
Debates on the BIG Screen @8pm

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