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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Mike Lee Williams

Mike Lee Williams
Research Engineer, Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Website | @mikepqr

Mike Lee Williams is a research engineer at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs, where he builds prototypes that bring the latest ideas in machine learning and AI to life and helps Cloudera’s customers understand how to make use of these new technologies. Mike holds a PhD in astrophysics from Oxford.

Sessions

2:55pm–3:35pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Law, Ethics, & Open Data
Location: 3D 04/09 Level: Non-technical
Mike Lee Williams (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
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Because of the way sentiment analysis algorithms are trained, they systematically amplify the voices of those who express themselves unsubtly and aggressively. I will extrapolate from this observation to show the ways in which supervised machine learning has the potential to amplify social and economic privilege. Read more.