2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

When Algorithms Attack

Sunday, March 15
12:30PM - 1:30PM

JW Marriott
Room 208
110 E 2nd St


ATTENTION: This session requires advance signup to attend. For Online Schedule: Please utilize the RSVP link below the description to reserve your seat. For SXSW GO App: Use the RSVP 'Find a Timeslot' link. You must have a SXSW Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge to attend, and, you must have an activated SXsocial account (social.sxsw.com) to reserve a seat. If you have any issues with signing up, please email support@sxsw.com. VERY IMPORTANT: Because of the limited space, we recommend you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the published start time of this session. If you have not checked in at the room you RSVPed for at least five minutes prior to the session start time, you may lose your seat to an attendee in the waiting list line.

Googling for African-American names produces ads that ask: "Arrested?" Prospective Grindr users are told that they would also be interested in locating sex offenders. Amazon thinks that rea...

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Christian Sandvig

Steelcase Research Professor

University of Michigan

Christian Sandvig is Steelcase Research Professor and Associate Professor in Communication and Information at the University of Michigan. He is also a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center for In...

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Karrie Karahalios

Assoc Professor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Karrie Karahalios is an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Co-director of the Center for People and Infrastructures at the University of Illinois where she heads the Social Spaces Group. H...

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Laura Moy

Sr Policy Counsel

New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute

Laura is an attorney at nonprofit tech policy organization Public Knowledge, where she advocates in Congress and government agencies for balanced copyright policies that encourage creativity, colla...

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