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Fast Company | May 24, 2022

Should the federal government spend more money on conducting elections?

A report from the MIT Election Data and Science Lab, directed by IDSS affiliate Professor Charles Stewart III “examines the federal government’s history of election spending — and suggests ways it could consider dispersing monies to help underfunded election administrators."

MIT News Office | May 18, 2022

Living better with algorithms

LIDS student Sarah Cen explores the interplay between humans and artificial intelligence systems, to help build accountability and trust.

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