Data & Society Institute

Type NGO
Website datasociety.net
Year founded 2014
Headquarters United States of America United States of America
Budget USD 5M-19M
Functions Research
Funding sources Corporations
Summary Data & Society is an independent nonprofit research organization. We believe that empirical evidence should directly inform the development and governance of new technology. We study the social implications of data-centric technologies and automation, producing original research that can ground informed, evidence-based public debate.


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Data and Automation (with Arthur Gwagwa and Deb Raji) Annie Galvin (AG): …

Data & Society Institute · 24 May 2021 English

A lot of the systems we think about at the Algorithmic Justice League are systems that try to take representations of people through data and make decisions about those people's …


Data & Racial Capitalism (with Sareeta Amrute and Emiliano Treré) Annie Galvin …

Data & Society Institute · 24 May 2021 English

And a lot of the impetus for my book was to show that and make a strong argument for the fact that all of this stuff that seems virtual, that …


Data & Infrastructure (with Laura Forlano and Ranjit Singh) Annie Galvin (AG): …

Data & Society Institute · 24 May 2021 English

So when we are on social media, it is a part of the combination of things that we continuously are a part of, and it is a part of our …


Data and Labor (with Shaka McGlotten and Chris Ramsaroop) Annie Galvin (AG): …

Data & Society Institute · 20 May 2021 English

You had someone called the censor, which is interesting in and of itself, who took the censuses and oversaw things like public manners and morals and so that idea of …


Data and Humanity (with Mimi Onuoha and Lam Thuy Vo)

Data & Society Institute · 17 May 2021 English

And so I did that over the course of the summer, and as I said, the whole point of this was to really change the way that I felt was …


Executive Summary

Data & Society Institute · 3 May 2021 English

The Unseen Teen: Amanda Lenhart The Challenges of Building Healthy Tech for Young People Kellie Owens READ FULL REPORT SUMMARY At social media and gaming companies, the user is Instead, …


Best Practices for Companies and Workers

Data & Society Institute · 3 May 2021 English

The Unseen Teen: Amanda Lenhart The Challenges of Building Healthy Tech for Young People Kellie Owens READ FULL REPORT Best Practices for Companies to define and means different things to …


Levers of Change for Regulators and - • Outside pressure works - …

Data & Society Institute · 3 May 2021 English

We heard that better understand product development inside outside pressure from negative media attention, many of the most popular and well-known social civil society, and regulators—and the fear of these …


Transcript: Databite No. 136: Metrics, Media, and Race

Data & Society Institute · 20 October 2020 English

So what I'm going to proceed in the next 10 minutes is first give an overview of the book and then tease out some of the ramifications that this ethnographic …


DEEPFAKES AND CHEAP FAKES - Britt Paris Joan Donovan

Data & Society Institute · 20 September 2019 English

Locating deepfakes and cheap fakes in the longer history of the politics of evidence allows us to see: • decisions over what counts as “evidence” have historically been a crucial …


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