Long Title: The data within: raising awareness of data ethics for young person

Speaker: Genevieve Smith-Nunes

Affiliation: University of Cambridge

Using the computing classroom to raise awareness of data within the sphere of social media interactions and data sharing. How can educators and others aid young people in understanding what is happening to their data when then interact and engage with social media. The future implications of their digital footprints in the global data sphere.

Genevieve Smith-Nunes is a 3rd-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge and a lecturer at the University of Roehampton. In 2013, she set up ReadySaltedCode, an organisation providing innovative digital computing STEAM-focussed education. The organisation provides workshops and training and produces DataDrivenDance performances: large scale technology-enhanced classical ballet performances designed to highlight, engage and encourage people to love computing. DataDrivenDance looks to explore the ethical and social justice implications of future technologies, including biometrics and XR, and aims to reimagine how we could potentially deliver a creative computing education.