Date: January 29, 2019

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Location: Lady Bird Johnson Room, CMA 5.136


The current wave of computational propaganda has taken the world by surprise. Technology firms, policymakers, journalists and the general public are scrambling to respond to the societal threats posed by disinformation and politically motivated trolling. This talk outlines one method for responding to these issues. It describes and presents the Ethical Operating System (, a toolkit for anticipating future uses of technology.