Past Meetup

When good algorithms go bad...

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Excel Centre London

Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, E16 1XL · London

How to find us

In the Excel Centre, please go to Capital Suite 13.

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Join us at Strata ( for an evening to discuss the good, the bad and the ethically dubious aspects of data science. We will be talking about the ethical tensions data scientists face when building models and algorithms, and exploring what the future of ethics in the field looks like.

Our panelists for the evening are:
- Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society
- Shahzia Holtom, Data Scientist, Pivotal Labs
- Reuben Binns, Researcher, University of Oxford
- Madeleine Greenhalgh, Cabinet Office

We can promise beer and plenty of food for thought.

The event is generously sponsored by Pivotal Labs ( and O'Reilly Media (