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Incorporating social work and values into community-based AI research
A Twitter lawsuit and protected forms of speech
There’s new advice on how to handle tampering that fools algorithms and enables healthcare fraud
Laying groundwork for resilience against real-world adversarial attacks
"Network Propaganda" shines a light on the dark side of democracy.
Can the cities of tomorrow be both technologically advanced and socially just?
The promise of Smart Cities often fails to acknowledge the complex political and social factors of cities, which may cause short and long term harms to residents and democracy
Emerging vulnerabilities demand new conversations
Technical solutions alone aren't enough to address vulnerabilities in machine learning systems
Samuel G. Finlayson
Andrew L. Beam
Isaac S. Kohane
The sociologist speaks on owning her authority, taking black women seriously, and how she shaped her trenchant new essay collection, Thick
Tressie McMillan Cottom
"Public" data ethics: Best practices for social media researchers
Anything “public” on social media may be fair game, but researchers should be more ethical about using that data
Awarding $750,000 to seven organizations, including ones that help detect deepfakes and promote open access of government data
AI and the News Announces winners
A recently unveiled proposal for regulating the Internet of Things in the US falls short in some areas, but could make some significant strides towards advancing the status quo
White supremacists exploit the weaknesses in the social-media ecosystem as Facebook and Google struggle to keep up.
What does the data show? Looking at the relationship between Fox News and the Trump Administration.
Charles Nesson is one of three prominent lawyers rallying behind a human rights attorney's challenge against Chevron
Global action is required to tackle the web's "downward plunge to a dysfunctional future", its inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has told the BBC.
Some critics worry the new privacy push is also a way to dodge regulation and avoid moderating content: “The devil is in the details.”
A feminist approach to consent in digital technologies
Feminist research and bridging conversations about consent
Four faculty members reconsider long-held professional views
Jonathan Zittrain and Kendra Albert share moments when they had to re-examine some of their most closely held ideas about issues ranging from gun laws to brownies.
"Sealioning" and good versus bad faith demands for evidence on social media.
A critical perspective on this emerging notion of the data commons
Padmashree Gehl Sampath