Autor: Catherine DIgnazio

Catherine D’Ignazio is an Assistant Professor of Urban Science and Planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT, where she is the Director of the Data + Feminism Lab. She is also a hacker mama and artist/designer who focuses on feminist technology, data literacy and civic engagement. She has run women’s health hackathons, designed global news recommendation systems, created talking and tweeting water quality sculptures, and led walking data visualizations to envision the future of sea level rise. Her forthcoming book from MIT Press, Data Feminism, co-authored with Lauren Klein, charts a course for more ethical and empowering data science practices.

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Professor of Urban Science and Planning at Massachussets Institute of Technology

Cities are diverse, rich, multilayered ecosystems. They are home to different kind of individuals who use public space and infrastructure in different ways. But, from …