Critical AI and Data Justice in Society

This course is being offered in spring 2021 at the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University, led by Prof. Nitin SawhneySid RaoHenriette Friis and Natalia Villaman

The course critically examines the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI), autonomous systems, and data-centric technologies in society. We will interrogate these concerns using cross-disciplinary theories and practices embedded in the ethics of AI, intersectional feminist perspectives, Global South and indigenous experiences, as well as civic debates and human rights discourses. The goal is to reveal the socio-political implications for protest, surveillance, democratic participation, misinformation, gender and racial equity, civic engagement and social justice. >> Learn more

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By Floris van der Marel

I have a strong interest in power and agency in participatory design, which I am currently unpacking as part of my PhD research, building on my educational and professional background in design research for interaction.

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