Jackson Brown and Nic Weber had their open-source software project CDP accepted into the Code for Science & Society’s public interest tech incubator. Read more here: https://incubator.codeforscience.org/cohort
Tanu Mitra gave a keynote at a workshop organized by Google on “Long-term Dynamics for Responsible Recommendation Systems.” The title of her talk was “Algorithmic Governance: Auditing Search and Recommendation Algorithms for Misinformation.”
Tanu Mitra gave a keynote at the AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2021): “Understanding and Countering Problematic Information on Social Media Platforms.” (Video link)
Chirag Shah gave an invited talk titled "Investigating Bias and Instigating Fairness in Search and Recommendation” at the International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering, and Medicine (ICEBEM 2021).
Chirag Shah gave an invited talk to University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst last week, titled "Can Large Scale Search Ever Be Fair, Unbiased, and Transparent?”
Hyeyoung Ryu and Wanda Pratt had the following paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA): Hyeyoung Ryu, Wanda Pratt, “Microaggression clues from social media: revealing and counteracting the suppression of women’s health care,” Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA), 2021.
Itza A. Carbajal published the following papers:
- Itza A. Carbajal, "Historical Metadata Debt: Confronting Colonial and Racist Legacies Through a Post-Custodial Metadata Praxis," in "Unsettling the Archives," special issue, Across the Disciplines Volume 18, Issue 1/2, (8 November 2021).
- Itza A. Carbajal, Michelle Caswell, "Critical Digital Archives: A Review from Archival Studies," The American Historical Review, Volume 126, Issue 3, (September 2021). 1102–1120.
- Carbajal, Itza A. "The Politics of Being an Archival Donor: Defining the Affective Relationship Between Archival Donors and Archivists." in "Radical Empathy in Archival Practice," special issue, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 3 (February 26, 2021).
Chirag Shah was quoted in a US News article about the value in a graduate degree in Information Systems: “4 Reasons to Pursue a Grad Degree in Info Systems.”
Joe Janes was quoted in a Publishers Weekly article about Nancy Pearl, the recipient of the 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community: “In Praise of Nancy Pearl.”