Ethical Coding and Non Bias Algorithms

GDG Polokwane
Wed, Nov 25, 2020, 6:00 PM (SAST)

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About this event

Algorithms & code are governing more and more of our lives. It has never been more important for us to take a step back as developers, students & designers and think about some tough ethical questions.

Join us for an evening when we consider these tough question & more!

The Slippery Slope of Unethical Programming by Jacques Smuts

Have you ever been asked to write code to fake an emissions test? Probably not, but most of us have encountered bits of unethical programming in our careers, whether we realize it or not.

#UnbiasedAlgorithmsMatter by Shandu Nthai

Let's take a deep dive into the world of algorithmic bias and the real-world implications it has one all of our lives - particularly the lives of women and people of colour.

Moderators

  • Sibongiseni Magwaza

    Sibongiseni Magwaza

  • Lyth Brown

    Lyth Brown

  • Maia Grotepass

    Maia Grotepass

    Luno

    Android Engineer & Tech Lead

    See Bio
  • Sylvia Dieckmann

    Sylvia Dieckmann

    Engineering Manager

    See Bio
  • George Ng'ethe

    George Ng'ethe

    Carry1st

    Mobile Engineer

When

Wednesday, Nov 25
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (SAST)

Where

Hosts

  • Vuyo Mhlotshane

    Vuyo Mhlotshane

    Software Engineer

  • Adrian Bunge

    Adrian Bunge

    Prodigy Finance

    Mobile App Developer

Organizer