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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


Upsetting the narrative. Bias is a social problem. The Seductive Diversion of ‘Solving’ Bias in Artificial Intelli… https://t.co/9sK1i6v5Xi
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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
The ongoing power of tech rhetoric and narrative. With Google's DeepMind: "a story was built around the promise of… https://t.co/DupsJO8DdR
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI 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
20 academics loose with 🥃 in 10 bars for #RTBPerth19 - what could go wrong? Absolutely nothing! An eve started with… https://t.co/f5US8pQgyX
Retweeted by Julia Powles“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
As informative as you would expect from the @acccgovau Chairman Rod Sims, "Australian privacy laws are so principl… https://t.co/pqUCgMQCl3
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10/9
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
Getting very close to finishing reading the Sidewalk plan. I would really like to know how many other people have r… https://t.co/rrgFDGCglz
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8/11
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 Powles.⁦@juliapowles⁩ goes deep on DeepMind’s recent work on health-and finds problems https://t.co/vdjqWxyuCb
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
Retweeted by Julia PowlesFascinating case study on Google Sidewalk's foray into urban planning, policy, and regulation, and its implications… https://t.co/JKd7RfUjJZ
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8/6
2019
@Dominic1King @DeepMind_Health Great, thanks! One thing that’s inexplicably unaddressed: kidney injury in the VA… https://t.co/X4o0B33b2V @Dominic1King @DeepMind_Health Just a quick check re the 5 research papers. There's the paper in Nature and the thr… https://t.co/a4JOiyhbKV
8/2
2019
@EricTopol @nature @weballergy @joe_ledsam @mustafasuleymn @DeepMind_Health @NatureNV Isn’t it notable that kidney… https://t.co/8IqYPNv5MR
8/1
2019
This, again and again. https://t.co/E7AxzmKqF0
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThis is TOTALLY unacceptable. DeepMind repeatedly, unconditionally promised to *never* connect people's intimate, i… https://t.co/iUR2vyfeHK
Retweeted by Julia PowlesSuper excited to share our latest publication on "Test beds and living labs as instruments of innovation governance… https://t.co/OaKBXpc9Nb
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7/31
2019
Technology plus agronomy know-how plus timely rain plus good soil plus committed farmers [Stone family]. https://t.co/jjlmmViKcf
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7/29
2019
Today we’re taking on ‘The Truth’ in all its forms with some of Australia’s biggest thinkers including @DoctorKarl,… https://t.co/QwknvJtSFX
Retweeted by Julia PowlesGoing to be on stage with these folks soon at #disruptedfestival at the @statelibrarywa! @DoctorKarl, @juliapowleshttps://t.co/pDGQNX7Uz8
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7/28
2019
This is very cool: next @fatconference will have a whole track dedicated to taking a step back and looking at a big… https://t.co/yyxyJy7aPj
Retweeted by Julia PowlesJust some of the great examples of good legal design being raised by Dr @margarethagen now #DigCitz2019 💡Just fix:… https://t.co/2djJq7xyey
Retweeted by Julia PowlesBoth honored and *incredibly* excited for the opportunity to work with @jeremybowers @lbronner and other talented f… https://t.co/WQFOUNnoTg
Retweeted by Julia PowlesI am delighted to share this @AJEnglish documentary on #biometrics helmed by @hey_alirae and featuring interviews w… https://t.co/zi1IdyNwDu
Retweeted by Julia PowlesOur 2017 paper Critique and Contribute: A Practice-Based Framework for Improving Critical Data Studies and Data Sci… https://t.co/sjupxWur8D
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7/25
2019
Finally got to read @shannonmattern’s brilliant piece on 5G, its politics, and all the physical infrastructure it d… https://t.co/nJjzb1pFdL
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7/14
2019
•@ellgood and @juliapowles have done a magisterial job tracing the Sidewalk Toronto development process over the la… https://t.co/tk3RiAeWcg
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7/8
2019
@b_mittelstadt @SandraWachter5 @oiioxford @UniofOxford @turinginst Looks great and I’ve recommended several people.… https://t.co/WmDNftnIz1
7/4
2019
This is today's required reading on Sidewalk Toronto. " Sidewalk Labs is treating this like a private acquisition,… https://t.co/3Me7g4mjjo
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6/27
2019
Read ⁦@davidakaye⁩ and supplement with @coe #Europe47 #NewNotionOfMedia https://t.co/7mlvNuCObz https://t.co/23EIJApThi
Retweeted by Julia PowlesSidewalk Labs released its master plan to refresh Toronto's eastern waterfront. But Tech Reset Canada co-founder… https://t.co/1mUw9tisHL
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6/26
2019
We must resist Google's shameless (but shameful!) attempt to do away with inconveniences like #democracy.… https://t.co/o9631d4VUU
Retweeted by Julia PowlesJust read this compelling paper by ⁦@ellgood⁩ and ⁦@juliapowles⁩ Urbanism Under Google: Lessons from Sidewalk Toron… https://t.co/XgBUx5QMeF
Retweeted by Julia PowlesFirst public govt. reactions to #sidewalklabs Toronto #smartcity plan. Many of which we forecast in this pre-histo… https://t.co/eLdtoQ6F7d
Retweeted by Julia PowlesSidewalk Toronto is high on data mining but rather low on democracy. Important paper by @juliapowles and @ellgood.… https://t.co/h7kgAT9MJ8
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6/25
2019
For everyone gearing up to write about @SidewalkToronto today—here’s the essential prehistory on how Waterfront Tor… https://t.co/A6Qzj0cOb5
6/24
2019
Colleague @AleGCorda (@qubschooloflaw), with co-author @sarahlageson, has a fascinating new piece out about crimina… https://t.co/3pKpoAxnG7
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6/23
2019
"Emotions, relationships and technology" another thoughtful and illuminating podcast from @EdwinaStotthttps://t.co/dst4PqLXeE
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6/21
2019
@ceda_news @McKinsey @RioTinto @UWAPPI @uwanews @cbhgroup @Bankwest Dr Julia Powles on the threat and promise the f… https://t.co/FZ3O1SA3OV
Retweeted by Julia Powlesprof @s010n, who has done so much great work and hard labour to make computing/ML/data mining professionals care ab… https://t.co/axzTZJonpN
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6/20
2019
Do you want to work with one of the coolest, greatest Professors around? Have you got a PhD and are seeking new adv… https://t.co/XbZY9tgqSG
Retweeted by Julia PowlesThe Great Privacy Fire Sale - AI is really just souped up stats and massive data harvesting - great conversation wi… https://t.co/DKAUxXmqca
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6/19
2019
Excellent probe into tricky questions about conflict-of-interest and appearance of conflict-of-interest. Relevant… https://t.co/txoSRGVnVB
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6/18
2019

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