The Center for Data Innovation will host a conversation with Orly Lobel on her new book The Equality Machine. Much has been written about the challenges tech presents to equality and democracy. But we can either criticize big data and automation or steer it to do better. Orly Lobel makes a compelling argument in her new book The Equality Machine that while we cannot stop technological development, we can direct its course according to our most fundamental values. With provocative insights in every chapter, Lobel masterfully shows that digital technology frequently has a comparative advantage over humans in detecting discrimination, correcting historical exclusions, subverting long-standing stereotypes, and addressing the world’s thorniest problems: climate, poverty, injustice, literacy, accessibility, speech, health, and safety.
Date and Time:
- November 8, 2022, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
- Orly Lobel, Author
- Daniel Castro, Director, Center for Data Innovation (moderator)
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