The project, “Smart Kids and Cool Seniors,” is as an interdisciplinary collaboration of Rutgers researchers. It seeks to assist low-resource urban residents as they adapt to increasing heat stress and local air pollution, both outdoors and indoors.
The potential for algorithmic harm(s) are commonly reported to be found in (but are not limited to) technologies such as generative artificial intelligence chatbots, social media, virtual reality, Internet of Things, surveillance tech, robots, etc. This new report provides a pathway to reduce algorithmic harms by incentivizing developers to first, do no harm as opposed to work fast and break things.
CUPR green building colleagues Jen Senick, Clint Andrews, and Gedi Mainelis are part of a new EPA-funded project in Elizabeth, NJ, to install air quality sensors near public housing. They met with US Senator Cory Booker and others to discuss how this project can improve local health and well-being.