A farmer tends crops in Uganda, an area where bias in AI algorithms monitoring global crop health might misinterpret data due to a lack of knowledge of local growing methods. Photo by Nuno Almeida, Dreamstime.com
INFO College’s Dr. Sergii Skakun will play a key role in building the system that could enable fairer, safer decisions on resource distribution
Dr. Zubin Jelveh: Machine Learning Can Predict Shooting Victimization Well Enough to Help Prevent ItJune 27, 2022 | Mia K. Hinckle
Using arrest and victimization records from the Chicago PD, a machine learning model can predict the risk of being shot in the next 18 months.
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UMD Info College faculty and students join team to develop programs to help underserved urban and rural communities access broadband internet.
Dr. Erete looks to build new community partnerships and engage the local community surrounding UMD in meaningful ways.
Photo by Proxyclick Visitor Management System on UnsplashLiz Zogby
As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, interaction with websites and apps sometimes become the only way to access certain goods and services, leav …
Created by Alex Pilon, Artistic Director, Including DisabilityHayleigh Moore
“Including Disability” offers innovative approaches to eliminating systemic barriers and gives voice to disabled people.
This week-long event engaged students from across the region in cybersecurity, design, and data analytics projects to tackle real-world informati …
Dean's Lecture Series: Dr. Debbie Chachra
(Video) Dean’s Lecture Series: Rocks, Clouds, and Lightning: Energy, Materiality, and Infrastructural SystemsMarch 3, 2022 | iSchool News Staff
Dr. Debbie Chachra presents how renewable energy has the potential to transform the material world.
Image: From Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.
Sidewalk Toronto is dead, but its legacy shows there are more ways to violate one’s privacy than collecting one’s image.