Design Lecture Series: Surya Mattu

Surya Mattu,
Wednesday (April 10th) – 10:30am,
Civic Square Building – Room 218C

“Surya Mattu [is] an artist, engineer and journalist based in Brooklyn. [Mattu is] also an Investigative Data Reporter at The Markup.”

“Previously, [Mattu] was a data reporter at Gizmodo’s Special Projects Desk[, a]n R&D Journalism Resident at EYEBEAM and a Research Scientist at the Center for Civic Media at the MIT Media lab.”

“[Mattu] was also a contributing researcher at ProPublica where [he was] working on  Machine Bias, a series that aims to highlight how algorithmic systems can be biased and discriminate against people. Machine Bias was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Explanatory Journalism. [Mattu has] also been a fellow at Data&Society where [he] investigated how our wireless devices leak data and the impact that has on us.”

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