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Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain, Keynote Speaker at the International Conference of the Digital Government Society

Jane Fountain gave a keynote address at the international conference of the Digital Government Society, DG.O 2020 on June 16. Titled "The Moon, the Ghetto and Artificial Intelligence: Enacting Technology" it examines systemic bias in data and in machine learning algorithms used increasingly in government decision making. These embedded biases exacerbate inequalities. The talk is available at


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