Notes from the Electronic Cottage 5/14/20: COVID-19 and AI

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

In our Covid-19 times, it’s interesting to see who is getting arrested in various places around the country for violating social distancing rules – and who is not. The differences point to some serious problems with AI predictive policing software programs that are increasingly being used by police departments around the country, and offer us an opportunity to think about the Covid-19 tracking tech programs that are beginning to come online and what they man mean for us and our neighbors.