[CHAOSS] Responsible Computer Science Challenge

Georg Link glink at unomaha.edu
Sun Nov 18 23:55:27 UTC 2018


Emma,

Thanks for sharing.
It is great to see that Mozilla is pushing for more ethics in computer
science.
In my classes, I discussed with students the ethics around designing
databases/apps/IT-solutions but I can do better and I look forward to what
ideas the winners will have come up with.

Georg

On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 10:14 AM Emma Irwin <eirwin at mozilla.com> wrote:

>
> In my opinion, tackling ethics will be some of the important work we need
> to do in 2019.  In that light - Mozilla just launched a Responsible
> Computer Science challenge
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__blog.mozilla.org_blog_2018_10_10_announcing-2Da-2Dcompetition-2Dfor-2Dethics-2Din-2Dcomputer-2Dscience-2Dwith-2Dup-2Dto-2D3-2D5-2Dmillion-2Din-2Dprizes_&d=DwMFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=P2SSJg6nDRqSw6MK6ZVW76NaDtv69G3wvyOnOxwzqv0&m=AKaw8g5VLdWPz7SxbpIRhNKACZTlg0emp52r8xp09Mk&s=poqGEy9aV9PhiqzyU2hUWf3se6W6-4w4zC-BAgvyQkw&e=>.
> Perhaps there are educators on this list interested.
>
> *Between December 2018 and July 2020, we will award up to $3.5 million in
> prizes to promising proposals. The challenge is open to both individual
> professors or collaborative teams consisting of professors, graduate
> students, and teaching assistants. We’re seeking educators who are
> passionate about teaching not only computer science, but how it can be
> deployed in a responsible, positive way.*
>
>
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Georg J.P. Link
PhD Candidate
College of Information Science and Technology | PKI 367
University of Nebraska at Omaha | www.unomaha.edu
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