DATA AFTERWORDS events
Join us for a talkback following the 7:00pm performance with the cast of DATA and playwright Matthew Libby. Q&A to follow.
Join us for a special discussion following the 7:00pm performance of DATA with Professor Nassim Pravin, a nationally recognized data ethicist and Associate Director of the Center for Ethics and Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Parvin will unpack the themes in the play as they relate to pressing political and ethical concerns in the field of technology and design: How are algorithms shaping social and collective interactions? What kind of bias does data reproduce and how can we imagine a more just technological future? This is an interactive audience discussion with a Q&A.
Nassim Parvin is an Associate Professor at the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech. Dr. Parvin’s interdisciplinary scholarship has appeared in design, computing, and STS venues; and her designs have received multiple awards and been exhibited in venues such as the Smithsonian Museum. She is on the editorial board of Design Issues and serves as a Lead Editorial Team member of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.
Join us for a conversation following the 7:30pm performance between DATA playwright Matthew Libby, and the Director and Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth. Q&A to follow.
Join us for a special discussion following the 7:00pm performance of DATA with Professor Paul Root Wolpe, a nationally recognized data ethicist and Director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. Dr. Wolpe will unpack the themes in the play as they relate to pressing concerns in the field of ethics and technology: How are predictive algorithms driving government and policy decisions such as policing and immigration? What kinds of bias is baked into data sets and how can we re-imagine a more just future with technology and AI? This is an interactive audience discussion with a Q&A.
Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D. is the Raymond F. Schinazi Distinguished Research Chair of Jewish Bioethics, Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Sociology, and the Director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience. For 15 years he served as the Senior Bioethicist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Wolpe is the winner of the 2011 World Technology Network Award in Ethics and was named one of Trust Across America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior.