Participation is not a Design Fix for Machine Learning [article]

Mona Sloane, Emanuel Moss, Olaitan Awomolo, Laura Forlano
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This paper critically examines existing modes of participation in design practice and machine learning. Cautioning against 'participation-washing', it suggests that the ML community must become attuned to possibly exploitative and extractive forms of community involvement and shift away from the prerogatives of context-independent scalability.
arXiv:2007.02423v3 fatcat:vh2bzbx6vrh3djgoks5tl3a5vu