The Sara Fine Institute hosts programming that focuses on social justice and technology, critical data studies, and the relationships between people and technology. The Institute seeks to foster community, collaboration, and conversation among University of Pittsburgh students, staff, and faculty who are interested in and studying the societal, ethical, and political implications of data and technology.
Spring 2021 Events
Lectures and Discussions
April 28, 5pm: Dr. Kate Crawford, "Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence"
Social Justice and Tech Reading Group
The Sara Fine Institute at School of Computing and Information and the Research Ethics and Society Initiative (RESI) are pleased to co-sponsor a Social Justice and Tech Reading Group, beginning in Academic Year 2020-2021. All students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in discussions of recently published texts that explore data ethics, designing for social justice, and technology's impacts on communities and health.
On April 26, we will host digital privacy scholar and writer Dr. Chris Gillard for a discussion of his work.
Please register and find more information about the conversation with Chris Gilliard.