Outreach on Fairness, Privacy and Data Analysis

  1. A lovely interview with Cynthia Dwork in the New York Times on bias in computations. In particular, discussing our work (joint with Moritz Hardt, Toni Pitassi and Rich Zemel) on Fairness through Awareness.
  1. Our Science article, The reusable holdout: Preserving validity in adaptive data analysis (joint with Cynthia Dwork, Vitaly Feldman, Moritz Hardt, Toniann Pitassi and Aaron Roth), is out.

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update (8/16/2015): On Privacy and Anonymisation (with Cynthia Dwork and Salil Vadhan) in The Economist

2 thoughts on “Outreach on Fairness, Privacy and Data Analysis

  1. (2) looks interesting. Is the paper available? Is there a concrete problem where we can see what your new method suggests vs. the old scientific method? For example, suppose I want to explain data through a linear model in k variables out of n, k << n or k = O(1). The question is which variables to pick. Does the new method provide insight/methodology on how one should go about this?

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