Big Data

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

A New Digital Age Privacy Protection Agency Holds Promise

The Data Protection Act of 2021 would strengthen public safeguards over big data.

Finding Common Rules to Wrangle Big Data

Finding Common Rules to Wrangle Big Data

Scholar argues for unified rules of data governance to achieve fairness, efficiency, and stability.

How Machine Learning Can Improve Public Sector Services

How Machine Learning Can Improve Public Sector Services

Experts explain how algorithms can aid government health and welfare work.

How Can We Reveal Bias in Computer Algorithms?

How Can We Reveal Bias in Computer Algorithms?

A legal scholar and a computer scientist explored how to limit machine learning biases.

Should Robots Make Law?

Should Robots Make Law?

Workshop evaluated benefits and challenges of delegating government decision-making to computers.

Regulating the Robots that Help Us Decide

Regulating the Robots that Help Us Decide

Professors tackle the challenges of regulating financial robo advisors.

Experts Weigh in on Fairness and Performance Trade-Offs in Machine Learning

Experts Weigh in on Fairness and Performance Trade-Offs in Machine Learning

Experts from multiple disciplines discuss notions of fairness within the age of machine learning.

Machine Learning’s Implications for Fairness and Justice

Machine Learning’s Implications for Fairness and Justice

Penn professors grapple with balancing efficiency and equality of government algorithms.

The Usefulness—and Possible Dangers—of Machine Learning

The Usefulness—and Possible Dangers—of Machine Learning

University of Pennsylvania workshop addresses potential biases in the predictive technique.

Regulating Automated Financial Advice

Regulating Automated Financial Advice

Scholars present framework for the regulation of automated advisors in the financial services industry.

Reporting Police Force in the Digital Age

Reporting Police Force in the Digital Age

Technology can help address the dearth of data surrounding police use of force.

The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.