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Data & Society is a research institute focused on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development.
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Apply: 2018 November 3 workshop on platforms, workers, and markets. Abstracts due August 31
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Learn the terms and concepts for information that is inaccurate, misleading, inappropriately attributed, or altogether fabricated in ’s guide:
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Clara Jeffery 19h
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2/ We're looking for an experienced reporter to write about information warfare—and how media platforms and organizations fight or perpetuate conspiracy theories and propaganda. Basically the kind of media reporting the country desperately needs:
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Alex Rosenblat 2h
Call for participation: CSCW 2018 Workshop on Power Struggles in the Digital Economy, submit by Aug 31 :) organized by Nicole Immorlica & Ann Light
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The Open Mind 3h
We've intently covered technologies that degrade democracy and civil society here. We resume that examination with Joan Donovan () on our YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe and stay tuned:
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ICYMI this week’s newsletter —> abusive tracking; encoded bias; deplatforming
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"How are disinformation campaigns bolstered by the metadata features of platforms?” Read ’s blogpost:
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“While the platforms create barriers for some, they lower barriers for others, making it more convenient for workers who are already comfortable with the gig economy.” – shares insights from
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To learn about past and future events at (including videos and podcasts), check out our engage page:
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Ethan Zuckerman Aug 16
Solid reporting from Reuters on how Facebook has fallen short in stopping hate speech online in Myanmar, including searches that found hateful content that has remained up for six years:
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Michael Froomkin Aug 15
Call for participation for 2019 posted a minute ago at
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ICYMI: shares tips to combat disinformation in
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Data & Society Aug 16
DEADLINE: Get in your application for the environmental impact of data-driven tech workshop by midnight (ET) tonight!
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Data & Society Aug 16
"Digital first impressions have become a stand-in for older, more involved ways of brokering relationships between care workers and employers.” – for
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Data & Society Aug 15
Vote for ’s talk on her upcoming book “UBERLAND: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work”
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Joan Donovan, PhD Aug 15
We wrote a short response to why the NPR airing the opinions of the Unite the Right organizer, Jason Kessler, was a problem for all media. “Racism is a cultural and institutional disease to be quarantined, not a moral position to be debated.”
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Data & Society Aug 15
In , explains how historically biased datasets can create discriminatory algorithms
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Black in AI Aug 15
REMINDER: Travel grants due on Aug 24th and paper submission deadline on August 30th for the second Black in AI Workshop
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Kate Klonick Aug 15
Excited to announce COMO III: Content Moderation & Future of Online Speech Conference (Oct. 25 in Manhattan) will feature keynote panel w/Buzzfeed's Ben Smith & TPM's Josh Marshall moderated by REGISTER HERE
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Niels van Doorn Aug 15
Circulating this one more time: Come work with me on the Platform Labor project - two available PhD positions. The application deadline is in exactly one month!
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