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Event Name:Safety in Numbers? The Use (and Misuse) of Data in Society
Event Type(s):Event
Description: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?
Event Date:4/15/2021
Event Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern
Details: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.

Thursday, April 15, 7 - 8 p.m (EST). This session is free and open to the public but advanced registration is required by April 12, 2021

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Part of the 2021 Dietrich School "Science Revealed" Public Lecture Series
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