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Julia Powles @juliapowles By the ocean, in Australia

Associate Professor, Tech Law & Policy @UWALawSchool. Ex @NYULaw @Cornell_Tech @Guardian @Cambridge_Uni @WIPO. julia.powles@uwa.edu.au

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Joined Twitter 2/2/14


We exist to arrest unfairness, which is why we have joined the #StopHateforProfit campaign to demand change. For to… https://t.co/SFS15ql3nc
Retweeted by Julia PowlesFacebook is hard-wired to amplify the hard-right. Mine for @Convo_ist https://t.co/XIaaMIEwUt https://t.co/Az9OXYvuRA
Retweeted by Julia Powles"That's how we're gonna win. Not fighting what we hate. Saving what we love." https://t.co/r9jEDMc52i
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7/4
2020
The Google comms team operates in pretty much the same way the FB comms team operates. Imagine it's the same across… https://t.co/NmsIwh4NBP
Retweeted by Julia Powles“We can only move together at the speed of trust” - @juliapowles
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7/1
2020
SMH editorial this morning: 'Contact-tracing app a terrible failure. The rush to deploy the COVIDSafe tracing app a… https://t.co/L3qipst40m
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6/28
2020
Today’s @satpaper cartoon. https://t.co/1XAc7EL2bo
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5/9
2020
This is what I wrote about Sidewalk (riffing on @ellgood and @juliapowles) in Who's Driving Innovation?… https://t.co/M4cY22yt2c
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5/7
2020
3k jobs gone from public service in 12 months, many at #Centrelink. Consulting contracts to Big4 accounting firms h… https://t.co/BoJDZSmRLb
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3/23
2020
I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS BOOK. PRE-ORDER PRE-ORDER YOU WON’T REGRET IT. https://t.co/A3qLOZuPmd https://t.co/4nTgU356uR
3/14
2020
Every time I’m involved in one of these discussions what strikes me is how much the audience is up for it - they ge… https://t.co/UL5AzlQgZQ
Retweeted by Julia PowlesAnd @juliapowles pushes back on the narrative that we can’t regulate what politicians don’t understand by pointing… https://t.co/fgTH1St3Rg
Retweeted by Julia PowlesDo algorithms really "know" us? Thanks for your responses @DrRESmith @juliapowles @PeterLewisEMC @MarcFennellhttps://t.co/E8olInEMfm
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3/7
2020
The Prodigal Tech Bro: when former tech execs reinvent themselves as experts on fixing toxic tech. They're given th… https://t.co/xNLY4IEjCj
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3/5
2020
Brilliant article from the incomparable @jjn1 @Cambridge_Uni. cc @safiyanoble @mer__edith @doctorow @halhodhttps://t.co/GYXhcZ6HBm
2/27
2020
Really liked my first-time experience with #AIES2020. Great conversations, took away a paper idea or 2, and even to… https://t.co/kphO1xmOJk
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2/10
2020
Teamwork! @AIESConf with @just_ethics @DatapolicyProf @TobyWalsh on “putting the data subject’s sovereignty into pr… https://t.co/fkf9Og8F2G @EmanuelleBurton bringing out that hardcore philosophy of religion and texhnology like an absolute boss #AIES2020https://t.co/h8UQlPn108
Retweeted by Julia PowlesPresented our paper “Biased Priorities, Biased Outcomes: Three Recommendations for Ethics-oriented Data Annotation… https://t.co/5dqpEs2cMM
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI cannot express how much I am loving the "Navigating Surveillant Lands" evening of poetry, discussion & dance as p… https://t.co/gL1HxKtwLe
Retweeted by Julia PowlesSet up by @opendoorsnyc, @UpFromTheCracks prompts us to think of boundary objects. @CarlaShedd (“Unequal City”) goe… https://t.co/EbOZMYMB1F
2/8
2020
#AIES2020 #AAIE20 @AIESConf @AmulyaAnita from @ITforChange calls for a new social contract within the 4th industr… https://t.co/jHdthnJyEC
Retweeted by Julia PowlesNEW YORKERS! TONIGHT: “Navigating Surveillant Lands”, an evening of poetry, discussion, dance, hosted by… https://t.co/ltk3A24iK6What a *sensational* day @nyuniversity with launch of https://t.co/yryJbC3f4h led by @DatapolicyProf, kick-off of… https://t.co/Boo0H6TvUyOpening keynote at #AIES2020: Charlton McIlwain, Computerize the Race Problem? Why We Must Plan for a Just AI Future https://t.co/Jmp5HbZ4ec
Retweeted by Julia PowlesAmazing @DatapolicyProf #SuperStar #CiteBlackWomen https://t.co/Ys9QhyGImC
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2/7
2020
So proud to launch @NYUAlliance. Thanks @AllTechIsHuman for citing my research below on ethics codes with… https://t.co/n5EMgMNUm8
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2/6
2020
Regarding AI / Algorithmic governance, @juliapowles: "If I could wish for something for people to focus on in 2020… https://t.co/d1ulPpf1kJ
Retweeted by Julia PowlesBrilliant from @juliapowles: Machine Learning does not focus on you, but people that are like you and what they do.… https://t.co/80NGRERxC3
Retweeted by Julia PowlesPanel on global regulation of AI at #CPDP2020: @juliapowles with an important intervention regarding variation betw… https://t.co/kuwtSxZmnR
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1/23
2020
MCing an #algorithmicjustice and #surveillance poetry workshop with @JMaleszka at the @thefortunesoc today. In resp… https://t.co/96Nn0gQm2V
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1/13
2020
AI as workflow and labor #optimization sold as addressing grand challenges vs. actual grand challenges... I especia… https://t.co/2qTrfbVzQZ
Retweeted by Julia PowlesMy top 3 reccs for new material: 1. @benzevgreen's "Data Science as Political Action" (https://t.co/ARV7jiWzV1) 2… https://t.co/emN8zJd8xd
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1/4
2019
Focus de @clairelegros sur la mobilisation des citoyens - ici @biancawylie - face à la ville trop intelligente & tr… https://t.co/imcm7tBa6G
Retweeted by Julia PowlesA #Toronto, ⁦@biancawylie⁩ défie #Google et sa ville connectée #quayside #smartcity https://t.co/wzbr8szYiN
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12/23
2019
Wherein @nytopinion calls on Congress to enact a comprehensive, meaningful location privacy law -- and urges @FTC t… https://t.co/GfB1sycag1
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI wrote about Oval by @3LVVIA and the speculative architecture project she brought to life in her dystopian fantasy… https://t.co/Hx0XCW94jF
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12/22
2019
Glad to see two submissions I co-authored cited in this #TechRightsAU Discussion Paper by @AusHumanRights - hopeful… https://t.co/X9cNLG7E4e
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12/17
2019
Upsetting the narrative. Bias is a social problem. The Seductive Diversion of ‘Solving’ Bias in Artificial Intelli… https://t.co/9sK1i6v5Xi
Retweeted by Julia PowlesMini-thread https://t.co/nWJsGRJUv3
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12/8
2019
Studying the intersection of AI, Ethics, & Society? Apply for the #AIES2020 Student Program + travel support! AIE… https://t.co/hi5UMbM8a3
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12/2
2019
Automated culture symposium next Monday, run by Monash with a great lineup including @MarkAndrejevichttps://t.co/1mtKxwRTtf
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11/23
2019
I read so many pieces this year that were threads of light in darkness that I had to get out the loom. Thanks also… https://t.co/PbwzThQnly
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11/21
2019
Tonight with @PhillipAdams_1 Bruce Shapiro on the impeachment hearings. Google's use of health records, with… https://t.co/fRHhvgiMkm
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11/19
2019
@FilministPod I just launched #TheReceivedWisdom podcast three months ago, which focuses on science, technology, po… https://t.co/IpSogLrL43
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11/17
2019
Sang Mun’s ZXX typeface resists optical character recognition. Adam Harvey’s bedazzling facial camouflage. Philadel… https://t.co/vobSNiaOtA
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11/10
2019
My question is - why on earth is facial recognition tech needed just to mark the roll? https://t.co/9kRn4prNl4
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11/3
2019
Hey—if you missed the deadline for #algorithmsforher, you still have 2 days for the #AIES2020 deadline! We want mor… https://t.co/pp7Au82Tr3
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11/2
2019
autonomy, dignity and the individual: is Australian discourse on #technology in public sector decision-making too f… https://t.co/AqJfc0beye
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11/1
2019
“Privacy is *not* just individual. The responsibility shouldn’t fall only on individuals’ shoulders. Privacy is als… https://t.co/xjxZM1GWTK
Retweeted by Julia PowlesAbsolutely p.a.c.k.e.d to hear law superstar @juliapowles speak about privacy and data management #RTBPerth19https://t.co/OgfVx0P5gr
Retweeted by Julia PowlesQ&A with @juliapowles is going off - patterns, facial recognition, terror. Just in time for my phone to run out of… https://t.co/7zIjQeoSGG
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10/29
2019
If you are in #Perth next week, go see my fantastic colleague @MarilynKrawitz talk on her fascinating #research on… https://t.co/yrD3NFYJW4
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThis shows why it's so essential to consider diversity from the very beginning of algorithm design and to ensure da… https://t.co/8W2fMjzFqq
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10/27
2019
At the 4th European Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC Europe) https://t.co/3nIyjbus71, hosted by the Institute… https://t.co/Q9mZCpoCc8
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI'm starting a newsletter. It'll offer left-wing perspectives on tech, probably every week or so. The first edition… https://t.co/yRHyS8hmcJ
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10/26
2019
Hot Take: I have yet to see any algorithms that have somehow "fixed" systemic bias, anywhere. In fact, I don't th… https://t.co/M41dOdOV3d
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10/19
2019
Note: upcoming conference Feb 7-8 in NYC where So many #AoIR2019 members would have so much to contribute! Talk to… https://t.co/xV0ND2xzZC
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10/6
2019
Friends! I'm co-chairing AI, Ethics, and Society on Feb 6-8 2020 in New York w/ @annettemarkham @TobyWalsh & Anne L… https://t.co/omMsI4DztU
Retweeted by Julia PowlesFeaturing @JulieLinJi and @juliapowles, among a whole bunch of other great speakers!! https://t.co/4zJo08P5Pp
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10/4
2019
This is every single 'How not to plan or use machine learning' book chapter, paper, blog post rolled into one https://t.co/k971gkSC5k
Retweeted by Julia PowlesMost of what we see with #AI is pattern recognition #DTASummit2019 @juliapowles https://t.co/JPpnissMQp
Retweeted by Julia PowlesSo glad that @juliapowles called out the "invisible labour of ML" and this excellent book https://t.co/kUeyCJmPHd #DTASummit19
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10/3
2019
I’m utterly perplexed, given how DeepMind came up in ‘Hello World’, why you wouldn’t have addressed head on… https://t.co/bBsPX2ftYg
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9/20
2019
I’m utterly perplexed, given how DeepMind came up in ‘Hello World’, why you wouldn’t have addressed head on… https://t.co/bBsPX2ftYg
9/10
2019
@mathbabedotorg @datasociety @annettemarkham @TobyWalsh @nyuniversity @AINowInstitute @cornell_tech I have all sorts of plans for you :)The CFP for 2020 @AIESConf is out. See https://t.co/5iT0jtSW9d (Conference co-located with #AAAI2020) Pass the wor… https://t.co/oBFNHd0CcA
Retweeted by Julia PowlesCall for papers for third annual AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics and Society is out, see below and… https://t.co/TwB5LDlBV5
Retweeted by Julia Powles @sairaallapeikko @BFlanksteak Can always take more!
9/7
2019
Here is the CFP for AIES 2020 – the 3rd AAAI/ACM conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society ⁦… https://t.co/CYSdvKhHjt
Retweeted by Julia PowlesCalling all social scientists, humanists, and AI researchers working on the social and ethical dimensions of AI: 3r… https://t.co/Q5q3aVPgEW
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThe CFP for papers is out for the AI, Ethics, & Society conference, alongside the AAAI conference— Join us in NYC i… https://t.co/pVATu1PYqP
Retweeted by Julia PowlesFriends! I'm co-chairing AI, Ethics, and Society on Feb 6-8 2020 in New York w/ @annettemarkham @TobyWalsh & Anne L… https://t.co/omMsI4DztU
9/6
2019
My brief commentary on @ellgood and @juliapowles paper on Sidewalk Toronto, for @IReadJotwell. https://t.co/kJxHcN0Kea
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9/3
2019
"Urbanism Under Google: Lessons from Sidewalk Toronto" by @ellgood @juliapowles comprehensively documents Sidewalk… https://t.co/g9685bMIgX
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8/30
2019
Wow--this @BostonReview piece really reverses conventional narratives on fintech & the developing world:… https://t.co/mSx79eneKJ
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8/20
2019
@cityofdarwin @juliapowles @ktshtn @abcnews @abcdarwin Read the full story here by @ktshtn: https://t.co/rfpgLMAI6w ping @biancawylie
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8/19
2019
Lies, damned lies, and... https://t.co/CHx5k7QFtW
Retweeted by Julia Powles“Experts, civil society and MPs from across the political spectrum are alarmed at how the technology is spreading.… https://t.co/f4BAAt72bi
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThe @cityofdarwin says it will *not* use the facial recognition capability built into its new #SmartCities CCTV sys… https://t.co/mmCCKMKIB6
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8/18
2019
Critically Rethinking Accountability, Fairness and Transparency (CRAFT), a new program in ACM @fatconference Submis… https://t.co/exTZdK2uYj
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8/15
2019
Episode 2 of #BecomingArtificial. Very grateful for contributions from ⁦@juliapowles⁩ ⁦@erikbryn⁩ ⁦@Elainegrunewald… https://t.co/Hq9oNZXlNh
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8/13
2019
@EinsteinsAttic @grahamgreenleaf @Asher_Wolf and guess where I’ve found myself living ... :) Let’s chat — I’ve got 101 ideas
8/10
2019
Listen: "When we ignore women’s experiences in this part of the labor market, we completely miss the importance of… https://t.co/8ZgliQ3Bu1
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8/9
2019
This seems to contrast with the overly positive announcement of the new NHS AI Lab. https://t.co/UWAbV9Q63p
Retweeted by Julia Powles @involvio is Ari still in Perth?! @teemuz @Sam_L_Shead @DeepMindAI @halhod The privacy issue is giving every patient’s identifiable records to a comp… https://t.co/O0DPfyHotT @teemuz @Sam_L_Shead @DeepMindAI Yes, but it doesn't solve the privacy issues. As @halhod and I wrote in… https://t.co/FDs4uW3QaU
8/8
2019
great example of bringing hyped-up AI research back down to earth and clearing up some of the veiled and problemati… https://t.co/Da9wnWgiKn
Retweeted by Julia Powles @alexanderhaslam @ReicherStephen Our paper is accompanied by a paper from Thibault Le Texier, entitled "Debunking t… https://t.co/5KUoPYQbWd
Retweeted by Julia PowlesOur new paper on the nature of cruelty: the role of identity leadership in the Stanford Prison Experiment is now av… https://t.co/KawOkw2kGY
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI’m so glad that this absolute dream team has stuck together, and that we’re all back at work doing what we love. W… https://t.co/OujufVRhMS
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThe always sharp @juliapowles w/an excellent close read of DeepMind's latest health research. Behind the bold claim… https://t.co/JqOr1BmHFj
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThis is important reading. 1. There is not such a thing as #healthsurplus data. 2. #hype is usually counter product… https://t.co/f2qg56PGb7
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8/7
2019
My new paper "Concealed Data Practices and Competition Law: Why Privacy Matters" now up on SSRN… https://t.co/CtS82wETCN
Retweeted by Julia Powles"In a dramatic evaluation in Nature Digital Medicine, the use of Streams is shown to have no statistically signific… https://t.co/WeCcUSD7gv
Retweeted by Julia Powles @juliapowles exposes sources of tech monopolization: Google "is able to gain & maintain access to incredibly valuab… https://t.co/h60fYBvz8U
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI’ve been following @DeepMindAI’s health work since it launched. And if it’s taught me anything, it’s to say what y… https://t.co/1XmTNErhUk"Beyond the headlines and the hope in the DeepMind papers, however, are three sober facts" @juliapowles 🔥 1: Nothin… https://t.co/0wCttSMTnl
Retweeted by Julia Powles“Whatever Google and DeepMind are planning to do in the US, they need to overhaul their attitude to the most basic… https://t.co/l9N7TZdh2p
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8/6
2019

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