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Patrick Lin

Patrick K. Lin is the author of Machine See, Machine Do: How Technology Mirrors Bias in Our Criminal Justice System, a book that explores technology through the lens of history and policy to better understand the consequences of treating artificial intelligence and other high-tech tools as inherently fair and objective. He is also a fellow at the Internet Law & Policy Foundry and junior board member of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.). Patrick has worked for a variety of public interest organizations, including the ACLU's Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Previously, he interned for federal judges in the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. Patrick's research and writing focuses on AI, surveillance technology, and predictive algorithms.