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Big Tech Is Pushing States to Pass Privacy Laws, and Yes, You Should Be Suspicious by Todd Feathers (themarkup.org)

The Markup found industry fingerprints on at least five bills around the country—weak laws, experts say, that are designed to preempt stronger protections

For Big Tech whistleblowers, there’s no such thing as ‘moving on’ by Issie Lapowsky (protocol.com)

“People have often reported on whistleblowing matter-of-factly as though we did it and moved on with our lives.” But that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Privacy, Practice, and Performance by Ari Ezra Waldman :: SSRN by See all articles by Ari Ezra Waldman (papers.ssrn.com)

Privacy law is at a crossroads. In the last two years, U.S. policymakers have introduced more than 50 proposals for comprehensive privacy legislation, most of w

House Arrest (datasociety.net)

How An Automated Algorithm Constrained Congress for a Century

Governing Privacy in Knowledge Commons (knowledge-commons.net)

Governing Privacy in Knowledge Commons (Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo, Brett M. Frischmann, and Katherine J. Strandburg, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2021) Governing Privacy in Knowledge Commons explores how privacy impacts knowledge production, community formation, and collaborative governance in d…

Wyden urges ban on sale of Americans’ personal data to ‘unfriendly’ foreign governments by Drew Harwell (washingtonpost.com)

The proposal, a copy of which was reviewed by The Washington Post, would treat Americans’ personal data with the same caution as powerful weaponry, using export-control laws to block its sale to countries marked as potential security threats.

New US Senate Bill may stop Ireland processing US data, unless Ireland acts on GDPR enforcement (iccl.ie)

Ireland is being sidestepped as a regulatory center. This may have serious economic consequences.

Daunte Wright and the grim financial incentive behind traffic stops by Alexes Harris (vox.com)

How pretext traffic stops fund police departments — and put Black drivers in danger.

Dear Spotify: don’t manipulate our emotions for profit (accessnow.org)

Access Now calls on Spotify to abandon its dangerously invasive speech-recognition technology.

Twitter will share how race and politics shape its algorithms by Anna Kramer (protocol.com)

Twitter is studying the biases within its algorithms as part of a new effort to try to understand how its machine learning tools can cause unintended consequences, and the company says it plans to publicly share some of its findings.The company plans to prioritize what it’s calling the pillars of “r…

You Can’t Hide Whether You Are Online on WhatsApp—And That’s a Problem (vice.com)

WhatsApp doesn’t allow you to control who can see whether you are online or not. Privacy experts are worried this opens the door to stalkers.

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Call for application is out now. Apply with this link by May 14, 2021 (anywhere on earth time).   The Otherwise School is a project-based summer school for the people... Read More

Commission to ban ‘indiscriminate surveillance’ in leaked AI plans by Samuel Stolton (euractiv.com)

The European Commission will seek to outlaw Artificial Intelligence systems used for “indiscriminate surveillance” operations as part of new prohibitions to be put forward next week.

For Big Tech whistleblowers, there’s no such thing as ‘moving on’ by Issie Lapowsky (protocol.com)

“People have often reported on whistleblowing matter-of-factly as though we did it and moved on with our lives.” But that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Face editing: Japanese biker tricks internet into thinking he is a young woman by BBC News (bbc.com)

The 50-year-old biker said he thought his social media followers would not want to see an old “uncle”.

Perspective | A start-up is using photos to ID you. Big tech can stop it from happening again. by Jonathan Zittrain, John Bowers (washingtonpost.com)

If the platforms don’t take the vulnerabilities exposed by this scandal seriously, the next civil liberties disaster could be worse.

Amazon’s New Algorithm Will Set Workers’ Schedules According to Muscle Use (vice.com)

In Jeff Bezos’ last letter to shareholders as Amazon CEO, he laid out a plan to increase safety by algorithmically managing workers’ bodies.

Fuite de données : la Cnil irlandaise ouvre une enquête contre Facebook by Chloé Woitier (amp.lefigaro.fr)

L’autorité soupçonne que Facebook n’a pas respecté ses obligations en matière de protection des données, alors qu’un mégafichier comportant des informations sur 500 millions d’utilisateurs a été publié sur un forum de hackers.

After Cookies, Ad Tech Wants to Use Your Email to Track You Everywhere by Bennett Cyphers (eff.org)

Cookies are dying, and the tracking industry is scrambling to replace them. Google has proposed Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), TURTLEDOVE, and other bird-themed tech that would have browsers do some of the behavioral profiling that third-party trackers do today. But a coalition of...

Privacy self-management and the issue of privacy externalities: of thwarted expectations, and harmful exploitation (policyreview.info)

You often share other people’s personal data alongside your own, because you benefit from it (and so do controllers).

How to fight back against Google FLoC by Marko Saric (plausible.io)

Here’s a closer look at Google’s Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) initiative and how you can fight back and opt-out as a web user and a web developer.

Hey, Texas! It’s Not Child Abuse to Respect Your Trans Kid’s Gender Identity #ABLC by Esther Gim (rewirenewsgroup.com)

SB 1646, part of four anti-trans bills Texas Republicans considered this week, is a disaster of a bill even by Texas standards.

Europe seeks to limit use of AI in society by Jane Wakefield (bbc.co.uk)

The rules are proposals and could take several years to become law.

Introducing our Responsible Machine Learning Initiative by ‎williams_jutta‎ (blog.twitter.com)

More about the work we’ve been doing to improve our ML algorithms within Twitter, and our path forward through a company-wide initiative called Responsible ML.

Introducing Substack Local, for a new generation of local news by Substack Blog (blog.substack.com)

Today, we’re announcing Substack Local, a $1m initiative to foster and develop the local news ecosystem.

Miljoenen wachtwoorden en privégegevens op straat door hack webshop Allekabels.nl (rtlnieuws.nl)

De privégegevens en wachtwoorden van miljoenen Nederlanders liggen op straat na een hack bij de populaire webshop Allekabels. Volgens experts is dit het grootste datalek met wachtwoorden in Nederland ooit. De gestolen gegevens worden misbruikt door criminelen.

2017 Feminist Theory Workshop - Katherine McKittrick (Keynote & Seminar Leader) (youtube.com)

Katherine McKittrick, an Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Her talk is “On Algorithms and Curiosities” at th...

Our Support | Indela (indela.fund)

In Indela we support and fund projects and capacity building for organizations working on digital rights in Latin America.

Forced Arbitration Thwarts Legal Challenge to AT&T’s Disclosure of Customer Location Data by Aaron Mackey (eff.org)

Location data generated from our cell phones paint an incredibly detailed picture of our movements and private lives. Despite the sensitive nature of this data and a federal law prohibiting cellphone carriers from disclosing it, repeated unauthorized disclosures over the last several years show...

AI and Human Rights Forum (April 20, 2021 – April 23, 2021) (humanrightsai.ca)

From surveillance and misinformation to facial recognition and foreign influence, advances in Artificial Intelligence have been rapid, raising questions about potential and impact on the rights of people around the globe.

Privacy in Pandemic: Law, Technology, and Public Health in the COVID-19 Crisis by Tiffany C. Li :: SSRN by See all articles by Tiffany C. Li (papers.ssrn.com)

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused millions of deaths and disastrous consequences around the world, with lasting repercussions for every field of law, including p

Sign up for this webinar: The Conversation Continues: Where International Data Transfers Stand (info.trustarc.com)

Privacy Insight Series Webinar: Privacy Risk Management - Emerging Trends, Benchmarking Research, Best Practices and how technology can help automate certain GDPR tasks.

EFF Gift Membership Certificate (supporters.eff.org)

Give the gift of digital freedom to your family, friends, and colleagues while strengthening our rights online. Recipients redeem the physical gift certificate that we ship in the mail for 12 months of EFF membership.

The Business Case For AI Ethics: Moving From Theory To Action | Artificial Intelligence | Intelligence (AI) & Semantics by Emma Chase (scribd.com)

How do you enact change inside an organization to operationalize AI ethics? All Tech Is Human, an organization that is building the Responsible Tech pipeline, has assembled a diverse range of over 100 collaborators to tackle this complex question. This first draft features an outline of our frame…

Opinion | An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet by By (nytimes.com)

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse.

The Most Popular J&J Vaccine Story On Facebook? A Conspiracy Theorist Posted It by Miles Parks (npr.org)

A vast network of professional vaccine skeptics on social media have been waiting for a development like the Johnson & Johnson pause. Now experts say they will milk it for all its worth and more.

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: 21st Century Policing, The Rise and Reach of Surveillance Technology Report Launch. After registering, you will r... (us06web.zoom.us)

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: 21st Century Policing, The Rise and Reach of Surveillance Technology Report Launch. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance to Become Queen by By (nytimes.com)

If their bids at motherhood fail, they can then regrow their brains.

Decision to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine causes public confidence in vaccine to sink by Kathy Frankovic (today.yougov.com)

Americans are much more convinced of the safety of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNtech vaccines. A majority consider the two more established vaccines to be safe.

NIU Today - David Gunkel named 2021 Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor (niutoday.info)

NIU has named Communication Professor David Gunkel, an internationally acclaimed scholar of information technology, as a 2021 Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professor. The award is NIU’s top recognition for outstanding research or artistry. It has been given out annually since 1982 …

A milestone I never expected by Name * (ethanzuckerman.com)

I have tenure. And I have complicated feelings about tenure. And lots and lots of gratitude to the institutions that took a gamble on me.

Opinion 15/2021 regarding the European Commission Draft Implementing Decision pursuant to Directive (EU) 2016/680 on the adequate protection of personal data... (edpb.europa.eu)

Opinion 15/2021 regarding the European Commission Draft Implementing Decision pursuant to Directive (EU) 2016/680 on the adequate protection of personal data in the United Kingdom

Opinion 14/2021 regarding the European Commission Draft Implementing Decision pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the adequate protection of personal dat... (edpb.europa.eu)

Opinion 14/2021 regarding the European Commission Draft Implementing Decision pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the adequate protection of personal data in the United Kingdom

Feeding Hate With Video: A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods by By (nytimes.com)

Focus on conflict. Feed the algorithm. Make sure whatever you produce reinforces a narrative. Don’t worry if it is true.

Qué apoyamos | Indela (indela.fund)

En Indela financiamos y apoyamos el desarrollo de capacidades de organizaciones de derechos digitales en Latinoamérica.

Open Letter: banning government use of facial recognition surveillance is not enough, we must ban corporate and private use as well by Fight for the Future (fightforthefuture.org)

Open Letter: banning government use of facial recognition surveillance is not enough, we must ban corporate and private use as...

A Series: Transitioning to Privacy & Security Executive Leadership (eventbrite.com)

An engaging virtual event on moving to an executive leadership role in security and privacy.

AR + VR: Privacy & Autonomy Considerations for Immersive Digital Worlds (eventbrite.com)

AR + VR: Privacy & Autonomy Considerations for Immersive Digital Worlds

EU to consider ban on using A.I. for mass surveillance and social credit scores by Sam Shead (cnbc.com)

Using AI software for mass surveillance and ranking social behavior could soon be outlawed in Europe, according to draft legislation shared online.

Grant Will Expand Black Digital Studies at UMD (arhu.umd.edu)

By Jessica Weiss ’05 A new lab at the University of Maryland will create a space for enhanced research and scholarship on race and technology and develop a pipeline program to introduce undergraduates and those in the wider community to the field of Black digital studies.

Recommendations to End Virtual Stop and Frisk Policing on Social Media by Kelly Anguiano (techpolicy.press)

While “Stop and Frisk” was ruled illegal, a virtual version has emerged as police departments invest heavily in social media surveillance.

Tucker Carlson villainizes journalists on his top-rated show. Then the threats pour in. by Jeremy Barr (washingtonpost.com)

As the Fox host’s popularity grows, he has found fodder in lesser-known media figures whom he presents to his audience as symbols of liberalism-run-amok.

Call for Papers (meetings.sigcis.org)

SIGCIS 2021 is an open call for any and all work related to the history of computing and information systems, broadly imagined. The SIGCIS community is especially welcoming of new directions in...

We don’t need weak laws governing AI in hiring—we need a ban by Katharine Schwab (fastcompany.com)

The New York City Council is considering new rules meant to curb bias in hiring AI, which is increasingly being used to evaluate job applications. But the bill won’t provide true accountability.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union expressing solidarity with the United States on the impact of the SolarWinds cyber ope... (consilium.europa.eu)

The EU issued a declaration expressing its solidarity with the United States on the impact of malicious cyber activities, notably the SolarWinds cyber operation, which, the United States assesses, has been conducted by the Russian Federation.

Amnesty Decoders: Take part in Decode Surveillance NYC (decoders.amnesty.org)

Help Amnesty International to research facial recognition technology, and #BanTheScan. Join Decode Surveillance NYC and become a digital volunteer.

A 23-Year-Old Coder Kept QAnon Online When No One Else Would by More stories by William Turton (bloomberg.com)

Nick Lim provides tech support to the U.S. networks of White nationalists and conspiracy theorists banned by the likes of Amazon.

Opinion | Tressie McMillan Cottom on the Moral Panics of Our Moment by Produced by (nytimes.com)

A wide-ranging discussion with one of America’s sharpest contemporary cultural critics.

TechUp: AXIS Program in India, Philippines and Beyond (docs.google.com)

The IO Foundation (TIOF) through the support of Internews will be offering a 3 month engagement program on democratizing the use of Digital Security Tools in India, the Philippines and Beyond. This initiative is linked to Internews’ USABLE Tools and aimed at contributing to providing feedback on dig…

Race + Data Science Lecture Series: Mutale Nkonde, AI for the People (datascience.columbia.edu)

The Race + Data Science Lecture Series aims to celebrate and advance research in the areas of race and data, engineering, and computational science. Guest Speaker Mutale NkondeFounding Director,AI for the People Details Thursday, April 15, 2021 (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT) – Virtual Chair & Moderator…

Can the European Union prevent an artificial intelligence dystopia? by Matthew Sparkes (newscientist.com)

Leaked draft legislation suggests the European Union is attempting to find a “third way” on artificial intelligence regulation, between the free market US and authoritarian China

Rally to Ban the Scan (docs.google.com)

Saturday, April 17 at 1PM Co-Sponsors: Access Now, African Communities Together, Amnesty International, Calyx Institute, Cryptoharlem, Empire State Indivisible, Fight for the Future, Immigrant Defense Project, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), Open MIC, …

Lahore to Lucknow, crimes against women spur more surveillance by Thomson Reuters Foundation (news.trust.org)

Digital rights activists warn the rise of facial recognition and safety apps expose women to privacy violations and harassment

No One Has Seen A Punk Album Quite Like This (bustle.com)

In Evan Greer’s new album, “Spotify Is Surveillance,” the artist and activist crafts pop-punk lyrics about the streaming giant and data harvesting.

Home (drif.paradigmhq.org)

On April 12 at 9AM DRIF Opening Ceremony & Launch Session By Paradigm Initiative Welcome to the 8th edition of the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum! Agenda In GoodCompany CountryHosts Previous Next Lastest News

Youth Privacy and Data Protection 101 by Author Jasmine Park and Amelia Vance (studentprivacycompass.org)

It is estimated that one-third of global internet users are under the age of 18. As digital technologies increasingly mediate nearly all facets of their lives, including their education, young people encounter unique opportunities and risks online. It is imperative to ensure that well-meaning but pe…

New York Police Deploy Advanced Surveillance Robot in Public Housing Complex (democracynow.org)

The New York Police Department is under fire after officers were spotted once again deploying a high-tech surveillance robot — this time during an arrest at a Manhattan public housing complex. On Monday, a bystander filmed as members of NYPD’s Technical Assistance Response Unit escorted a four-legge…

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak by Natasha Lomas (techcrunch.com)

Facebook’s lead data supervisor in the European Union has opened an investigation into whether the tech giant violated data protection rules vis-a-vis the leak of data reported earlier this month. Here’s the Irish Data Protection Commission’s statement: “The Data Protection Commis…

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Data Privacy in the Transition to the Post-Pandemic Era. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email... (clever.zoom.us)

Issues of privacy and security were top of mind at the height of remote learning. As we transition back to in-person and hybrid learning, the risk of attacks on data privacy won’t go away. Keeping student data safe is a top priority for K-12 administrators and educators. Join us on April 21st for a …

Does your health app protect your sensitive info? by Miles Plant (consumer.ftc.gov)

New health apps are popping up every day, promising to help you track your health conditions, count your calories, manage your medications, or predict your ovulation.

Corporate Backers of the Blue: How Corporations Bankroll U.S. Police Foundations by Gin Armstrong (news.littlesis.org)

Major corporations bankroll and support police foundations across the U.S., helping them to buy tech and weaponry and to normalize police presence in our everyday lives.

The Best Chrome Extensions to Prevent Creepy Web Tracking by Matt Burgess, WIRED UK (wired.com)

Ad trackers follow you everywhere online—but it doesn’t have to be that way.

You are invited to join “Leading with Empathy & Allyship” Season 3! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom webinar link. (changecatalyst-co.zoom.us)

Join us each week for deep, real conversations about how we can all be more inclusive leaders in our workplaces and communities. In intimate conversations with advocates, activists and allies, host Melinda Briana Epler provides a safe space to learn, build empathy for each other, and understand tang…

Conference Schedule | Organizing 2.0 (conference.organizing20.org)

Organizing 2.0 brings together hundreds. of leaders, organizers, fundraisers, techies and activists to share our collective wisdom, skills, and talents.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Are Single Again by By (nytimes.com)

Two glistening superstars have decoupled. It’s springtime in New York.

ARTIST RESIDENCY - Artists raising money for the Black Trans (artforblacklives.org)

Art for Black Lives allows artists to donate fine art prints to raise money for the Black Trans Community world wide.

Perspective | A start-up is using photos to ID you. Big tech can stop it from happening again. by Jonathan Zittrain, John Bowers (washingtonpost.com)

If the platforms don’t take the vulnerabilities exposed by this scandal seriously, the next civil liberties disaster could be worse.

Access Now - Presidente de México puede vetar el padrón biométrico de telefonía móvil (accessnow.org)

La Cámara de Senadores votó a favor del Padrón Nacional de Usuarios de Telefonía Móvil. Access Now y R3D piden al presidente vetar proyecto.

The One Redeeming Quality of NFTs Might Not Even Exist by Kal Raustiala, Christopher Jon Sprigman (slate.com)

NFTs are the latest and greatest example of what we might call “virtual Veblen goods.”

Ludovic Courtès (@civodul@toot.aquilenet.fr) by Ludovic Courtès civodul@toot.aquilenet.fr (toot.aquilenet.fr)

Attached: 1 image Today we’re kicking off the #GNU Assembly! https://gnu.tools This is a new umbrella for GNU people seeking transparent decision-making and built around consensus. It’s the result of a decade of struggle to make #GNU inclusive, transparent, and community-driven. #GNU contributo…

Towards intellectual freedom in an AI Ethics Global Community by Christoph Ebell (link.springer.com)

The recent incidents involving Dr. Timnit Gebru, Dr. Margaret Mitchell, and Google have triggered an important discussion emblematic of issues arising from the practice of AI Ethics research. We offer this paper and its bibliography as a resource to the global community of AI Ethics Researchers who …

The $1 billion Russian cyber company that the US says hacks for Moscow by Patrick Howell O’Neill (technologyreview.com)

The hackers at Positive Technologies are undeniably good at what they do. The Russian cybersecurity firm regularly publishes highly-regarded research, looks at cutting edge computer security flaws, and has spotted vulnerabilities in networking equipment, telephone signals, and electric car technolog…

Opinion | An NDA Was Designed to Keep Me Quiet by By (nytimes.com)

I chose not to be. We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse.

Reversing the Tide by Skip to main content (freedomhouse.org)

Towards a New US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism Report of the Task Force on US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism Presented By Freedom House, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Arizona State University McCain Institute

Justice for Port Drivers by International Brotherhood of Teamsters (teamster.org)

Even before the pandemic, decades of misclassification and lawbreaking by companies like Universal Logistics Holdings left Port Drivers without the protections

25th Annual BTLJ-BCLT Symposium (law.berkeley.edu)

Lex Informatica: The Formulation of Information Policy Rules through Technology April 15th – 16th, 2021 Online In digital networked environments, laws and regulations are not the only sources of rulemaking. Technical standards, the configuration of software, the architecture of hardware, and indus…

The Forgotten Story of a Diplomat Who Disappeared by Brendan I. Koerner (theatlantic.com)

In 1974, John Patterson was abducted by the People’s Liberation Army of Mexico—a group no one had heard of before. The kidnappers wanted $500,000, and insisted that Patterson’s wife deliver the ransom.

Why Care Work Is Infrastructure by Moira Donegan (theatlantic.com)

Domestic labor has to get done for any other work to get done.

Meroxa raises $15M Series A for its real-time data platform by Frederic Lardinois (techcrunch.com)

Meroxa, a startup that makes it easier for businesses to build the data pipelines to power both their analytics and operational workflows, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round led by Drive Capital. Existing investors Root, Amplify and Hustle Fund also participated…

American Fascism (culanth.org)

“Every age has its own fascism,” Primo Levi famously wrote in his essay, “A Past We Thought Would Never Return.” “And we see the warning signs wh...

Intersectionality Talks (colab.plymouthcreate.net)

Co-sponsored by PSU English and the CoLab, Intersectionality Talks is a new digital speaker series at Plymouth State University that features intersectional work on literature and culture. The program seeks to provide an interdisciplinary audience and platform for engaged, public-facing work from ea…

Walmart investing in GM’s Cruise self-driving car company by Michael Wayland (cnbc.com)

Walmart’s decision to invest comes about five months after the companies started working on a pilot program for deliveries in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Paradise on the Margins: Lessons and Dreams from Trans Women of Color (paradiseonthemargins.com)

Paradise on the Margins is an anthology by transgender women of color and trans femmes of color discussing our resistance, resilience, and worldmaking. It is a symposium, a celebration, and an exploration of our lessons and dreams.

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: The Societal Limits of AI Ethics. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webi... (us02web.zoom.us)

The Societal Limits of AI Ethics In recent years, the global discussion on “AI ethics” has succeeded in mainstreaming key principles to limit the risks that would otherwise arise from the unrestricted and unconsidered use of artificial intelligence, particularly with regards to privacy, safety, and…

The Societal Limits of AI Ethics (carnegiecouncil.org)

In recent years, the global discussion on “AI ethics” has succeeded in mainstreaming key principles to limit the risks that would otherwise arise from the unrestricted and unconsidered use of artificial intelligence, particularly with regards to

Full & Free in New Orleans: Cierra Chenier’s Historic Black Resistance by Electric Marronage (electricmarronage.com)

This week, Ms. Cierra Chenier entered the Taller. Black woman originator of the digital platform NOIR ’N NOLA, Chenier did not mince words when she described what her mission is in the face of over three hundred years of history that have tried to erase her and her city from the map: “I “steal” by s

Toxic Academic Career Advice and the Wrong Answers to- ‘Why didn’t I get the job?’ by Megan MacKenzie (meganhmackenzie.com)

Image by Thinadhoo, Maldives It’s time to get real about the endless toxic career advice we give early career researchers (ECRs) in academia. It’s that time of year when announcements are made about who was hired to fill the handful (quite literally) of academic positions posted last year. Every

Chicago Awaits Video of Police Killing of 13-Year-Old Boy by Jamie Kalven (theintercept.com)

After the police killing of Adam Toledo in Chicago, the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system deserves serious scrutiny.

New EU AI regulation: Ambitious but disappointingly vague (techmonitor.ai)

A leaked version of new EU AI regulation shows the bill to be ambitious, but disappointingly vague in key areas, experts say

Panel Discussion | Archiving Lesbian Memory (glbthistory.org)

In honor of Lesbian Visibility Day, a panel of scholars in fields ranging from geography and communication to English and archival studies will introduce four different projects that focus on caring for lesbian herstories, ideas and stories. What narratives, forms of community, ideas about space and

‎democracy-ish: Daunte Wright on Apple Podcasts (podcasts.apple.com)

‎Show democracy-ish, Ep Daunte Wright - Apr 15, 2021