Tag Archives: civil rights

Why I believe in technology

Despite its unintended consequences, I’m optimistic about technology. What choice do we have?

Followup on Big Data and Civil Rights

Big Data and Civil Rights struck a nerve. Here are some follow-up thoughts.

Big Data is our generation’s civil rights issue, and we don’t know it

Because it can be used in unintended ways, Big Data is the civil rights issue of our generation. But unlike coarse discrimination such as Redlining, today’s prejudice is surgical, tailored, and as a result hard to regulate.