Philosophy of Science Association - Event Information
Safety in Numbers? The Use (and Misuse) of Data in Society
Data is everywhere: from COVID efficacy rates to election polling, from the justice system to the internet . Data can be a tool to improve our lives, but what about the downside to all of this use of data - not only through hacks and security breaches, but also when data is manipulated to advance certain political and social agendas?
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern
Join Dietrich School faculty members Thomas Hales, Lucas Mentch, Sandra Mitchell, Lara Putnam, and moderator Lisa Parker, for a lively conversation about the role that data plays in society - the good, the bad, and the life altering.