Fairness and ethics in computing — Arvind Narayanan

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Highlights: Fair ML textbook  /  21 definitions of fairness talk  /  AI snake oil talk  /  Word embedding bias paper  /  Dark patterns paper


Draft textbook
Fairness and machine learning: limitations and opportunities
Solon Barocas, Moritz Hardt, Arvind Narayanan.
Manuscript, 2020.
Related: 21 definitions of fairness and their politics. Talk at FAT* 2018.
Dark Patterns at Scale: Findings from a Crawl of 11K Shopping Websites
Arunesh Mathur, Gunes Acar, Michael Friedman, Elena Lucherini, Jonathan Mayer, Marshini Chetty, Arvind Narayanan.
ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2019.
FPF Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Award.
Endorsements on Social Media: An Empirical Study of Affiliate Marketing Disclosures on YouTube and Pinterest
Arunesh Mathur, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty.
ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2018.
Best paper award.
Blog post.
An Empirical Study of Affiliate Marketing Disclosures on YouTube and Pinterest
Arunesh Mathur, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty.
Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro) 2018.
Blog post.
Semantics derived automatically from language corpora contain human-like biases
Aylin Caliskan, Joanna J. Bryson, Arvind Narayanan.
Science, 2017.
Open access author copy.
Ten simple rules for responsible big data research
Matthew Zook, Solon Barocas, danah boyd, Kate Crawford, Emily Keller, Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Alyssa Goodman, Rachelle Hollander, Barbara A. Koenig, Jacob Metcalf, Arvind Narayanan, Alondra Nelson, Frank Pasquale.
PLoS Computational Biology 2017.
No Encore for Encore? Ethical Questions for Web-Based Censorship Measurement
Arvind Narayanan, Bendert Zevenbergen.
Technology Science, 2015.
Redefining Genomic Privacy: Trust and Empowerment
Yaniv Erlich, James B Williams, David Glazer, Kenneth Yocum, Nita Farahany, Maynard Olson, Arvind Narayanan, Lincoln D Stein, Jan A Witkowski, Robert C Kain
PLoS Biology, 2014.
Why software engineering courses should include ethics coverage
Arvind Narayanan, Shannon Vallor.
Communications of the ACM, 2014.


AI ethics Can YouTube Quiet Its Conspiracy Theorists?
New York Times, Mar 02, 2020
AI ethics Job Hunters Face a New Hurdle: Impressing AI
CBS News, Feb 20, 2020
Dark Patterns Sale Ending Soon? How Online Stores Trick You Into Buying
Associated Press, Jan 22, 2020
AI ethics There's a New Obstacle to Landing a Job After College: Getting Approved by AI
CNN, Jan 15, 2020
Dark patterns How ‘dark Patterns’ Influence Travel Bookings
BBC, Dec 12, 2019
Dark patterns Troubling Online Shopping Habits? Vendors’ Practices Might Be to Blame
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Nov 30, 2019
Dark patterns Tricks Online Retailers Use to Get You to Spend More
Wall Street Journal, Nov 22, 2019
AI ethics Microsoft's AI Research Draws Controversy Over Possible Disinformation Use
IEEE Spectrum, Nov 04, 2019
AI ethics 3 Easy Ways to Evaluate AI Claims
IEEE Spectrum, Aug 23, 2019
Dark patterns How Dark Patterns Online Manipulate Shoppers
The Atlantic, Aug 02, 2019
Consumer protection This Chrome Extension Calls Out Sponsored YouTube Videos
Wired, Jul 12, 2019
Consumer protection Dark Patterns: The Art of Online Deception
The Guardian Science Weekly podcast, Jul 12, 2019
Consumer protection How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want
New York Times, Jun 24, 2019
Consumer protection Study Scrutinizes Hidden Marketing Relationships on Social Media
Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science, Dec 13, 2018
AI bias Why Netflix Features Black Actors in Promos to Black Users
Wired, Oct 24, 2018
AI bias Finding a Fair Way to Tame the Bigoted Bots
Financial Times, Jul 25, 2018
AI bias Bias Detectives: The Researchers Striving to Make Algorithms Fair
Nature News, Jun 20, 2018
AI bias Making Smart Machines Fair
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Jun 06, 2018
AI ethics, Privacy Clues to Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s From How You Use Your Computer
Wall Street Journal, May 29, 2018
Consumer protection PewDiePie and Other Vloggers Fail to Disclose Adverts
The Times (London), Mar 28, 2018
Consumer protection YouTube and Pinterest Influencers Almost Never Disclose Marketing Relationships
Wired, Mar 27, 2018
AI bias In 2017, Society Started Taking AI Bias Seriously
Engadget, Dec 21, 2017
AI bias Battling AI Biases
Communications of the ACM, Nov 28, 2017
AI bias What Would Make a Computer Biased? Learning a Language Spoken by Humans
Los Angeles Times, Apr 14, 2017
AI bias Even Artificial Intelligence Can Acquire Biases Against Race and Gender
Science Magazine, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
The Guardian, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias AI Learns Gender and Racial Biases From Language
IEEE Spectrum, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias Computers, Artificial Intelligence Show Bias and Prejudice, Too
NBC News, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias Artificial Intelligence Copies Human Stereotypes in Language, Study Reveals
Wired UK, Apr 13, 2017
AI bias How to Fix Silicon Valley’s Sexist Algorithms
MIT Technology Review, Nov 23, 2016
AI bias Bath Researcher Shows Machines Can Be Prejudiced Too
ACM TechNews, Oct 24, 2016
AI bias Artificial Intelligence Will Be as Biased and Prejudiced as Its Human Creators
Pacific Standard, Sep 01, 2016