Covid-19 Ethics Hackathon

This hackathon focuses on the ethical implications of a Covid-19 data dashboard. Starting mid-July, this three week effort will use a dashboard created by a non-profit and explore the following topics:

Tasks

1.      Demonstrate potential harms of data bias. 

a.      Broadly reflect on the short and long term ethical implications of unrepresentative location/mobility data and how the platform might contribute to inequity.  

b.      Build and describe an illustrative scenario demonstrating at least one specific ethical harm.

2.      Demonstrate use of and propose actionable recommendations to address the following questions: 

a.      What methods should be deployed to improve data representativeness and to address inequity?  

b.      What additional data, features, or other ideas should be integrated into this tool to address data bias? (Optional)