What we're about

The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.) and RadTech bring you this monthly event series on technology, social justice, and community. Learn how technology is impacting your community and how you can fight back. No tech skills necessary to join!

Our past events include:

1. Building a mesh network at Bluestockings bookstore. Creating your own independent server and VPN. (Brian Hall from NYC Mesh, March 23, 2019)

2. NYC Timeline of Tenant Organizing: Amazon HQ2, and what community-led tech looks like (Right to Counsel, April 27, 2019)

3. Understanding NYPD surveillance technologies (Jerome Greco, esq. from Legal Aid Society, May 25, 2019)

4. P2P networking and its prospects for activists

5. Aquaponic systems for urban farming

6. Algoraving -- live coding beats & video projection art, a kinetic tutorial

7. Computing and Climate Change (TBA)

8. Algorithmic fairness, open data policies: bail sentencing, child welfare system, and the NYC Automated Decision System -- what the ADS Task Force was built to do, and why it matters!(TBA)

9. Walking tour of NYC internet infrastructure

10. Teach in on the POST Act

11. Voices from the Gang Database

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