UC Berkeley expands responsible data and computer sciences curriculum

The Responsible Computer Science Challenge, an ambitious $3.5 million initiative, has chosen UC Berkeley as one of its inaugural awardees. The award will support UC Berkeley faculty and students in computer science, social science, and humanities to develop and scale Berkeley’s groundbreaking ethics curriculum for data science and computer science. The curriculum equips students to recognize and grapple with the complex, high-stakes questions that arise with technologies that carry both enormous potential and significant risks; a world in which facial recognition can help find missing children and also perpetuate biases, and social media platforms can be used both to build human rights movements and to hack elections.

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