Date: May 12, 2021 to May 12, 2021
Where: Boston, Boston,, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, 02203
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
Be sure to join Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center's Curator of Maps and Director of Geographic Scholarship Garrett Dash Nelson on Wednesday, May 12 at 12 noon EDT for a virtual discussion with guest Dr. Matt Bui, Ph.D. on "How Communities Use and Refuse Data" about themselves. Dr. Bui is an urban technology researcher and Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow at the NYU Alliance for Public Internet Technology and focuses on the intersections of digital, data, and racial justice in everyday life. This discussion is part of Leventhal's virtual conversation series "Angles on Bending Lines: How Data Can Warp Our World" which centers on the biases and distortions that lurk within data sets and are reflected in the results and policies they often inform. This event is free to the public and streamed live on Leventhal's YouTube and Facebook channels. Viewers are invited to participate in this interactive discussion. Registration and more information are available here.