Democracy, Rights and Justice Program, Ford Foundation. formerly @ Open Society Foundations. opinions = mine rt ≠ endorsement
…manner. Code doesn’t create magic. Without the right checks and balances, it can easily be misused. In the world of civic tech, we need to conscientiously think about the social and environmental costs, just as urban planners do.
I don’t care what your politics are. If you’re building a data-driven system and you’re not actively seeking to combat prejudice, you’re building a discriminatory system.