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Aviv Ovadya (@metaviv) is a technologist and researcher focusing on the impacts of internet platforms and artificial intelligence on society and democracy. He has written for the Washington Post, HBR, MIT Technology Review, and Bloomberg; his work has been covered by the BBC, NPR, the Economist, WIRED, The Hill, and the New York Times; and he consults for and advises companies, civil society organizations, and funders.

His current priorities include deliberation for technology through 'platform democracy' and technology for deliberation, through 'bridging-based ranking'.



Washington Post

Social media can be polarizing. A new type of algorithm aims to change that.

BKC Affiliate Aviv Ovadya discusses social media algorithms that burst, otherwise known as bridging systems.

Jan 11, 2023
Hard Fork

Can ChatGPT Make This Podcast?

On the Hard Fork podcast, Aviv Ovadya speaks about ChatGPT, its potential, and related concerns.

Aviv Ovadya, BKC Affiliate, speaks about ChatGPT, its potential, and related concerns.

Dec 9, 2022