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Ethical Aspects of Algorithms and Scoring in Pedagogical and Social Work Contexts

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Prepared for the interdisciplinary symposium “Super-Scoring? Data-driven societal technologies in China and Western-style democracies as a new challenge for education.” Cologne, Germany; October 11, 2019. The essay can be downloaded here as a PDF-File. by Nadia Kutscher Examples of algorithm-based decision-making and scoring in social work and pedagogical contexts Algorithms and Scoring play an increasing […]

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The numeric standardisation of humans. Risks and dangers of Super-Scoring

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Prepared for the interdisciplinary symposium “Super-Scoring? Data-driven societal technologies in China and Western-style democracies as a new challenge for education.” Cologne, Germany; October 11, 2019. The essay can be downloaded here as a PDF-File. By Stefan Selke 1 Organisation and Control  Super-Scoring may sound new and disruptive, but the basic principles of numeric evaluation and […]

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Data Scores as Governance: Mapping and Analysing Changing Practices in the UK

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Prepared for the interdisciplinary symposium “Super-Scoring? Data-driven societal technologies in China and Western-style democracies as a new challenge for education.” Cologne, Germany; October 11, 2019. The essay can be downloaded here as a PDF-File. By Joanna Redden, Lina Dencik, Arne Hintz and Harry Warne This essay details research undertaken by a Data Justice Lab research […]

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Blacklists and Social Credit Regimes in China

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Prepared for the interdisciplinary symposium “Super-Scoring? Data-driven societal technologies in China and Western-style democracies as a new challenge for education.” Cologne, Germany; October 11, 2019. The essay can be downloaded here as a PDF-File. By Larry Catá Backer Introduction Black(white)(red)lists have been an instrument of regulatory management for a long time. “The city was filled […]

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Personal Scoring in the EU: Not quite Black Mirror yet, at least if you’re rich

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Journalist, author and trainer Nicolas Kayser-Bril will speak at the “Super-Scoring?” conference on 11 October about “Personal Scoring in the EU: Not quite Black Mirror yet, at least if you‘re rich”. The essay can be downloaded here as a PDF-File. By Nicolas Kayser-Bril In October 2016, the British dystopian TV series Black Mirror aired Nosedive. […]