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Watch Party—Design & White Supremacy Culture

by ASTRID COUNTEE Hello to the global EPIC Community! I'm the new community manager for Ethnography Hangout Slack, a space to discuss applied ethnography created by EPIC, Anthrodesign, and Ethnography Matters. I'm excited to energize even more engagement and inspire you to develop valuable connections and conversations there. To kick that off, I hope you'll join our watch party and discussion, June 23–24! How to Participate: JOIN Ethnography Hangout Slack WATCH Design & White Supremacy Culture, available on demand through June 25 PARTICIPATE in a discussion/Q&A with panelists: June 23–24, in the #watchparty channel of Ethnography Hangout Slack Design & White Supremacy Culture Autumn Sanders Foster, Chair (Quire Consulting); Nancy Douyon (Douyon Signature Labs); Angela Gist-Mackey (University of Kansas); William Lez Henry (University of West London); Melinda Weekes-Laidlow (Weekes in Advance Enterprises) Within the growing global discourse around race, whiteness, and racial injustice lies a...

What’s Fair in a Data-Mediated World?

Chair: ELIZABETH CHURCHILL, Distinguished Researcher, IBM Almaden Research Center Panelists: MIRIAM LUECK AVERY, Mozilla ASTRID COUNTEE, Data for Democracy NATHAN GOOD, Good Research This EPIC2018 panel addresses questions of fairness and justice in data-centric systems. While the many social problems caused by data-centric systems are well known, what options are available to us to make things better? Chair Elizabeth Churchill draws the panelists and audience into conversation about making change on many levels, in our daily work as well as larger-scale collaborations. Elizabeth Churchill is a Director of User Experience at Google. She has built research groups and led research in a number of well-known companies, including as Director of Human Computer Interaction at eBay Research Labs, Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Yahoo!, and Senior Scientist at PARC and Fuji Xerox’s Research lab. Elizabeth has more than 50 patents granted or pending, 5 co-edited and 2 co-authored books (Foundations for...