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The human side of data with data science circus performer Andrea Jones-Rooy! Did we mention Andrea is an NYU prof & also a stand-up comedian?! David & Joe dig into Andrea's eclectic background, talk about the need for humanities in data science, the difficulty of productivity stats, and so much more. Our relationship with tech is messy...let's discuss. On Funny as Tech, a comedian (Joe Leonardo) teams up with a tech ethicist (David Ryan Polgar) to tackle how emerging tech is upending the human experience. UPCOMING LIVE SHOW in NYC on March 10, 2020: thepit-nyc.com/events/funny-as-t…and-joe-leonardo/ TOPIC: Why Is There a Techlash?! Featuring special guests Yaël Eisenstat (Visiting Fellow at Cornell Tech in the Digital Life Initiative, former CIA, former Global Head of Elections Integrity Operations in Facebook’s business integrity org), Joe Toscano (author of Automating Humanity, founder of BEACON), & Stephanie Humphrey (Technology Contributor for ABC News). We’ll be kicking the evening off with stand-up by data science comedian Andrea Jones-Rooy! FunnyAsTech.com DavidRyanPolgar.com JoeLeonardo.com Info@FunnyAsTech.com == Andrea Jones-Rooy, Ph.D. is a social scientist specializing in complexity. She is the author of a book and several research articles on complex systems. She also contributes articles to media outlets on international relations, foreign affairs, and uncertainty. http://www.jonesrooy.com/

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