EFF Tech Projects Director Jeremy Gillula will be speaking on a panel reflecting on events and crises in the tech industry over the past year.
From the event webpage:
Speakers: Meredith Whittaker, AI Now Institute and Google; Matt Cagle, ACLU; Jeremy Gillula, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Join the Graduates for Engaged and Extended Scholarship in Computing and Engineering (GEESE) for an end-of-semester event, Tech Skepticism and Worker Activism: Drawing Lessons for Research and Education. Reflecting on events and crises in the tech industry over the past year, our discussion will focus on the implications for members of campus, as researchers, teachers, and students.
- Meredith Whittaker, co-founder of the AI Now Institute, leader of Google's Open Research Group and the Google Measurement Lab, and co-organizer of the recent Google Walkout and Project Maven protests,
- Matt Caggle, Technology and Civil Liberties Attorney at the ACLU of Northern California, involved in revealing use of Amazon facial recognition software in mass surveillance programs,
- Jeremy Gillula, Tech Projects Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, obtained PhD in Robotics and Machine Learning at Stanford and Berkeley EECS.
Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion with professors and members of the campus community. We hope you can join us on 12/12 at 4pm in HP Auditorium, 306 Soda hall. Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/QPVkXdRqvd70Rkfe2