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An interview with Indrajit Roy: toward self-correcting systems

Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Communication is not only about the written word. In this installment, Phil Yaffe shares tips and exercises that will help improve your ability to give a good speech. ...


Communication Corner

Silence is golden, especially when you need to say something important

by Philip Yaffe

Communication is not only about the written word. In this installment, Phil Yaffe shares tips and exercises that will help improve your ability to give a good speech. ...



Interview

An interview with Lauren Maffeo: understanding the risks of machine learning bias

January 2019
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Lauren Maffeo is a research analyst who joined the global technology sector in 2012. She started her career as a freelance journalist covering tech news for The Next Web and The Guardian. She has also worked with CEOs of pre-seed to profitable SaaS startups on media strategy. Lauren joined GetApp, a Gartner company, as a content editor in 2016. She covers the impact of emerging tech like AI on small and midsize business owners.

Lauren has been cited by sources including Forbes, Fox Business, DevOps Digest, The Atlantic, and Inc.com. In 2017, Lauren was named to The Drum's 50 Under 30 list of women worth watching in digital. She holds an M.Sc. from The London School of Economics and a certificate in Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

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Interview

An interview with Pamela Wisniewski: making the online world safer for our youth

December 2018
Interviewed by Bushra Anjum

Dr. Pamela Wisniewski is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida's Department of Computer Science and an inaugural member of the ACM Future Computing Academy. As a human-computer interaction researcher, she studies privacy as a means to protect people, but more importantly, as a social mechanism to enrich online interactions that people share with others. She is particularly interested in the interplay between social media, privacy, and online safety for adolescents. Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, she is committed to protecting at-risk youth from online sexual predation risks, as well as empowering vulnerable youth online, so that they can garner the resources and support they need to overcome adversity and succeed in life.

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