DAILy Workshop

Redesign YouTube

The first slideshow is the slide deck teaching the important concepts for this entire topic.

1. Main Script and Slides

  • Links: Script & Slides
  • Pre-Reqs: None
  • Suggested Length: 1 hour
  • Tech Dependencies: Google Chrome
  • Key Concepts: Recommender Systems, Ethical Matrix, Algorithm Goal, Datasets
  • Group Reqs: None
  • Description: Students apply what they have learned so far by constructing an ethical matrix around the YouTube Recommender Algorithm. Based on this ethical matrix, students determine a goal (or “opinion”) for their algorithm. Students then choose which datasets they will feed into their algorithm, and how they intend to mitigate bias in their algorithm.