In May, we completed our second set of co-design sessions with the Equitable Digital Systems (EDS) project. EDS is a project that explores how to make digital systems more inclusive for persons with disabilities in the workplace.
For this article, Antranig is considering this problem in the context of corporate apologies for technological practice and initiatives such as data feminism that seek to transfer power from privileged groups to those at the margins of society.
These automated hiring and matching algorithms, implemented by major corporations such as LinkedIn, Amazon and others can be positioned in the wider context of automated processes, that use machine learning/AI algorithms, and support the infrastructure of society. These systems inevitably result in inequitable outcomes.
An overview of key findings from the AI Firm portion of the environmental scan conducted by the We Count team in May 2020.
An overview of key findings from the Data Service Provider portion of the environmental scan conducted by the We Count team in May 2020.
Future of Work: Equitable Digital Systems (EDS) project team is excited to share the outcomes of a nearly three-year collaboration — during COVID.
The Future of Work: Equitable Digital Systems project is an initiative at the Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD U examining the accessibility of the digital tools and systems we rely upon for work.
This video presentation examines how AI technology is utilized in recruitment and selection, its implications for candidates with disabilities, and the question of accessibility and diversity.
The Future of Work and Disability project formed a study group to understand and examine intersecting topics of AI, automation, standards and employment as they relate to persons with disabilities.