New Disinformation Research

New Disinformation Research

Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election has expanded discussions about the role of misinformation in politics as well as people’s information behavior. While many studies have been conducted to unravel the strategies and impacts of the Russian IRA’s...
Shiny Things Workshop

Shiny Things Workshop

2020-02-21 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There is so much buzz about artificial intelligence, but what’s real and what’s fiction? In this hands-on session about AI’s effects on science and society, Harvard researcher and artist Sarah Newman will help us...
Disinformation Group Meeting

Disinformation Group Meeting

12:00 p.m. in FAC 402  As part of our Good Systems work, Talia Stroud, Director of the Center for Media Engagement, Mary Neuburger, Chair of the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, and Sharon Strover proposed to host monthly “Disinformation Network” meetings to...
AI Is Tricky: An Interview with Tim Hwang

AI Is Tricky: An Interview with Tim Hwang

When people hear the term artificial intelligence or AI, there may be a tendency to think of the latest “Terminator” movie or fall for the hype of menacing machines controlling our existence and destroying humanity. Tim Hwang, a lawyer, writer, and researcher working...
Critical Infrastructure Studies: A Primer

Critical Infrastructure Studies: A Primer

2019-09-04, 4 – 6 p.m., Patton Hall (RLP), 1.302D 305 23RD ST E, Austin, Texas 78712 Abstract: What have been the main approaches to the study of infrastructure that now combine to make the topic of such compelling socio-political, technological,...
TIPI Working With Good Systems Project Teams

TIPI Working With Good Systems Project Teams

Ethical Data Design for Good Systems Summary: We conceptualize data and its handling as the core elements in building good systems, recognizing that data and the systems that manage it are not neutral but rather implicated in a chain of decisions, organizational...