Testimony for Intro 1696-2017 (Open Algorithms Bill)

“We […] want to ensure that New York City leads the way in ethical algorithmic government. We want transparency around data tools, algorithms, artificial intelligence, and tracking. We want New York City to be the thought leader in smart, ethical, algorithmic government.” – 4 Jan 2016 – http://bit.ly/BetaNYC-2016-YearInReview To: NYC…

Testimony in support of NY City Council’s rules reform.

Date: Wednesday, 6 May 2014 From: Noel Hidalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC To: NY City Council’s Committee on Rules, Privileges and Elections. Subject: Amend the Rules of the Council in relation to improving the responsiveness, transparency, fairness, and inclusiveness of the City Council.   Dear Speaker, Chairperson, and Council Members,…

BetaNYC’s testimony to NYC Council on using technology to proactively address health and safety issues in New York City.

Date: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 From: Noel Hidalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC To: NY City Council’s Committee on Technology. Subject: Oversight hearing on using technology to proactively address health and safety issues in New York City. Dear Chair and Committee Members, It is a great honor to address you and…