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How hard is to be fair in multi-user combinatorial scenarios?

Many different multi-user scenarios are characterised by a combinatorial nature, i.e., an algorithm can take meaningful decisions for the users only if all their requirements and preferences are considered at […]


New Directions in IT law: learning from HCI

Yesterday, my new journal article with Tom Rodden “New Directions in Information Technology Law: Learning from Human-Computer Interaction” was published in the International Review of Law, Computers and Technology. It […]


“Growing up Digital” UnBias team members contribute to House of Lords report

On 21st March the House of Select Committee on Communications published a report called ‘Growing up with the internet’. The report is based on an enquiry conducted by the House […]


In the Conversation: “We asked young people what they want from the internet of the future – here’s what they said”

On March 21st the House of Lords Communications Committee inquiry on Children and the Internet published its report, which incorporated a number of findings that came out or our Youth […]


Algorithm Workshop, University of Strathclyde. February 2017

What are algorithms and how are they designed? Why are they used in commercial practice and what kinds of benefits can they bring? What are the potential harmful impacts of […]