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Shlomi Hod

Shlomi is an associated researcher at HIIG’s AI & Society Lab. He is a first-year computer science Ph.D. student at Boston University, and he is interested in responsible AI, particularly, (1) the societal impact of algorithms and machine learning systems and (2) interpretable machine learning.

In Spring 2020 Shlomi co-taught a course in Responsible AI, Law & Society with Prof. Dr. Niva Elkin-Koren and others. Occasionally, he is consulting for startups and companies with data science projects.

In his previous life, Shlomi was a social entrepreneur – co-founder of the Israeli Cyber Education Center. There he led the development of nationwide educational programs in computing for kids and teens. The center aims to increase the social mobility of underrepresented groups in tech, such as women, minorities, and individuals from the suburbs of Israel. He co-authored a Computer Network textbook in a tutorial approach (in Hebrew).

Before that, he was an algorithmic research team leader in cybersecurity.

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Position

Associated Researcher: AI & Society Lab

Other publications

Birner, N., Hod, S., Kettemann, M. C., Pirang, A. & Stock, F. (2021). Increasing Fairness in Targeted Advertising. The Risk of Gender Stereotyping by Job Ad Algorithms, Birner, N., Hod, S., Kettemann, M. C., Pirang, A., & Stock, F. (Eds.) (2021). Increasing fairness in targeted advertising [The Ethics of Digitalisation Clinics Report, 1]. Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. https://graphite.page/fair-targeted-ads. Publication details

Organisation of events

Clinic Closing Event: Increasing Fairness in Targeted Advertising
23.03.2021. Online, Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International)

Shlomi Hod, Friederike Stock, Nadine Birner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Alexander Pirang, Wolfgang Schulz

Research Clinic: Increasing Fairness in Targeted Advertising: The Risk of Gender Stereotyping by Job Ad Algorithms
From 01.02.2021 to 14.02.2021. Online, Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Deutschland (International)

Shlomi Hod, Friederike Stock, Nadine Birner, Matthias C. Kettemann, Alexander Pirang, Wolfgang Schulz

1st Pop-Up Lab: Inclusive AI? The challenges of automated tools in HR
From 24.08.2020 to 26.08.2020. Online, Berlin, Germany (International) Further information

Shlomi Hod, Georg von Richthofen, Daniela Dicks, Deniz Erden, Juliane Henn, Alexander Pirang, Matthias Spielkamp, Marcel Hebing, Kai Gärtner, Wolfgang Schulz, Theresa Züger