Data Action: Using Data for Public Good

Data Action: Using Data for Public Good
By 作者: Sarah Williams
pages 页数: 312 pages
Edition 版本: 1
Language 语言: English
Publisher Finelybook 出版社: The MIT Press
Publication Date 出版日期: 2020-12-08
ISBN-10 书号:0262044196
ISBN-13 书号:9780262044196
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How to use data as a tool for empowerment rather than oppression.

Big data can be used for good--from tracking disease to exposing human rights violations--and for bad--implementing surveillance and control. Data inevitably represents the ideologies of those who control its use; data analytics and algorithms too often exclude women, the poor, and ethnic groups. In Data Action, Sarah Williams provides a guide for working with data in more ethical and responsible ways. Too often data has been used--and manipulated--to make policy decisions without much stakeholder input. Williams outlines a method that emphasizes collaboration among data scientists, policy experts, data designers, and the public. This approach creates trust and co-ownership in the data by opening the process to those who know the issues best.


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