Building technology for society (and all of its complications and messy consequences): case study on automated content moderation

A deep dive into automated content moderation and the considerations around and consequences of deploying automated content moderation tools when it comes to users, communities, platforms, and society. The content is tailored to first or second year undergraduates in Computer Science to consider the ethical and societal implications of technologies such as automated content moderation and social computing system design. Many pointers to current events surrounding this topic.

These slides and lecture notes were authored by Amy Zhang. This module was first given to UW CSE 143: Programming with Data Structures (Autumn 2020). If you're interested in using these materials in a course or lecture, please reach out to Amy.

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