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Articles by: Dawn_Walter

Opinion: Are AI workplace systems that monitor employees reducing people to numbers?

23rd April 2019
Social anthropologist Dawn Walter argues that AI systems that measure employee productivity are misguided because they reduce people to numbers and ignore context.
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Opinion: Technology doesn’t change society, we do

28th January 2019
Social anthropologist Dawn Walter explains why understanding the distinction between ‘technology changes society’ and ‘people change society’ might mean the difference between a successful and a not-so-successful tech product.
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Opinion: Bristol has a unique opportunity to lead a socially responsible AI revolution

29th November 2018
Social anthropologist, Dawn Walter, thinks Bristol has a unique opportunity to lead in the development of AI.
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Opinion: Class can’t be forgotten in the battle for representation

24th September 2018
Social anthropologist, Dawn Walter, thinks Silicon Gorge can be a place to cross the class bridge
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Opinion: Technology doesn’t need to change. We do.

23rd July 2018
Social anthropologist, Dawn Walter, shares her take on technological bias and discrimination
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