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"Artificial Senses," a piece by Kim Albrecht of the metaLAB project, is honored as one of the best visualizations of the year at the 2018 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.
Vivek Krishnamurthy discusses the complex challenges of the human rights movement in the face of emerging technology and artificial intelligence.
Ruth Okediji, Smith professor of law, traces her enthusiasm for intellectual-property law to a childhood love of literature and storytelling.
Ruth L. Okediji
A survey of existing legal remedies for attacks that have been demonstrated on machine learning systems, and suggests some potential areas of exploration for machine learning…
Ram Shankar Siva Kumar
Professor Samer Hassan explores how blockchain has the potential to help sharing economy projects to overcome several challenges they face at infrastructure, governance and…
Woke Gaming seeks to push readers to recognize persistent inequalities, as well as those who struggle for change within both our virtual worlds and in our everyday communities.
"US lawmakers need to embrace a different approach to Internet privacy based around the concept of trust, rather than the failed concepts of notice and choice."
A once-unified online world has broken into new warring states.
"Digitalpolitik," is an emerging tactical playbook for how governments use their political, regulatory, military, and commercial powers to project influence in global, digital…
An Xiao Mina
Shenzhen flooded the world with cheap gadgets. Can it now become what Silicon Valley never did — a global hub of innovation, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing?
The few companies that control our digital public sphere—Facebook, Google, and Twitter—are all driven by the same fundamental business model, and it has only grown more pernicious…
Renee DiResta discusses the results of a new report commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in U.S. elections.
Embedded EthiCS is a collaboration between philosophers and computer scientists led by faculty from both fields
A new resource for everyday inventors explaining how the patent system works... through pandas!
Even a thoughtfully designed algorithm must make decisions based on inputs from a flawed, imperfect, unpredictable, idiosyncratic real world
Three approaches from the field of health communication people can use for combatting misinformation in other contexts.
Unless journalists decide to take a stand and rethink the current status quo, 2019 will be darker and gloomier.
The world is ever more connected via the internet, from cars and power grids to home appliances and toys. That means ever more things are dangerously hackable.
A new bill would prevent tech companies from knowingly doing harm to their users.
There are good reasons to believe that deepfakes will not be a threat in the near future, and that they, in fact, may never pose a significant threat.
"By 2030, most social situations will be facilitated by bots"
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