Data Ethics Club meeting 26-05-21, 1-2 BST#

Meeting info#


You’re welcome to join us for our next Data Ethics Club meeting on Wednesday 26th at 1-2 BST. You don’t need to register, just pop in. We’re going to be talking about ‘Living in the Hidden Realms of AI: The Workers Perspective’ which is about the experience of annotating data for a living on Mechanical Turk, and the workers’ recent moves towards unionisation.

Thank you to Vanessa Hanschke for suggesting this week’s content and questions!

Discussion points#

There will be time to talk about whatever we like, relating to the paper, but here are some specific questions to think about while you’re reading.

  • How far down the pipeline should our ethical responsibility as data scientists reach?

  • What are better ways of recognising the contributions of annotators who are crucial to the existence of clean data sets and the products based on these data sets?

  • What are our future visions of labour in a world that is becoming more data and AI centric?