We’re T-2 days from the 2015 Mitchell Lecture which means it’s time to get excited. If you need something to carry you over until Who Rules Big Data, you should check out some of the scholarship from the speakers.
Virginia Eubanks: An Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at SUNY Albany and a Ford Academic Fellow at the New America Foundation, will talk about technology and surveillance in the government administration of social welfare programs. To find out more about her work, check out the website for her book, Digital Dead End, (or check it out from Lockwood) and her articles on The American Prospect.
Elizabeth Joh: A Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, will talk about data analysis and surveillance in the criminal justice system. To find out more about her work, check out her articles “Policing by Numbers: Big Data and the Fourth Amendment” and “Privacy Protests: Surveillance Evasion and Fourth Amendment Suspicion.”
Frank Pasquale: A Professor of Law at the University of Maryland, will discuss his new book, The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information. To find out more about his work, check out his book The Black Box Society and his op-ed from the New York Times, “The Dark Market for Personal Data.”
The 2015 Mitchell Lecture, Who Rules Big Data? Law, Knowledge and Power, will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2pm in 106 O’Brian Hall. The event is free and option to the public. For more information please visit the Mitchell Lecture’s page.