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Phil Howard
Oxford Prof & Author LATEST BOOK : How The May Set Us Free Or Lock Us Up. Now into computational propaganda (catching not making).
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Phil Howard 2h
Replying to @JamieJBartlett
yes, a very important method note, some accounts above that threshold are curated accounts using high levels of automation. probably best to call them "highly automated accounts."
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Phil Howard Nov 20
Yup, the Russian propagandists were blogging lies on Medium too
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Phil Howard Nov 20
Hey, Mark Zuckerberg: My Democracy Isn’t Your Laboratory
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IoT Privacy Forum Nov 20
Take a VR browser tour of The Glass Room "disruptive tech" exhibition, recently open to the public in London. It focuses heavily on , and -- see all the text descriptions, including 'Amazon Futures' and 'The Alphabet Empire', here:
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Phil Howard Nov 19
We Can’t Trust Facebook to Regulate Itself (by one of its former employees)
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Phil Howard Nov 18
before bots, there were robocalls doing negative campaigning: When the Right Pushes Fake Jews
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Kelly Born Nov 17
Great news! support from to study disinformation
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Sasha Talavera Nov 14
Front page of the Times, our research with and Y. Gorodnichenko : FYI , , ,
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Center for Democracy & Technology Nov 13
"Artificial intelligence and brain–computer interfaces must respect and preserve people's privacy, identity, agency and equality:"
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Nada Bakos Nov 14
Russia posts video game screenshot as 'proof' of US helping IS - BBC News
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Phil Howard Nov 14
I agree with main socsci disciplines dont take tech seriously. But STS is rich & deep these days. And there is an academic institute focused on algorithmic accountability, the . "The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech"
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Oxford Internet Institute Nov 14
The first deadline (Friday 17 November 2017) is fast approaching for applications for the MSc in Social Science of the Internet, MSc In Social Data Science and the MSc + DPhil in Social Data Science programmes.
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Oxford Internet Institute Nov 13
Any successful attempt to prevent the real social media pathologies – such as extremist, abusive and hateful behavior online – must be multi-faceted, thoughtful, collaborative and evidence based. - Democracy is dead: long live democracy!
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Phil Howard Nov 12
new for methods class today Isms You Can Use (for studying tech & politics)
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Phil Howard Nov 12
ready for methods shop-talk at . A handout about types of evidence, some of which are better than others A glib essay on the kinds of logical fallacies that can creep into social science writing
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CMDS @ CEU Nov 9
to 2018 pre-conference "Global Perspectives on & " hosted at Apply by December 15
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Julia Sonnevend Nov 8
"Global Perspectives on Populism and the Media" 2018 ICA pre-conference at Central European University in Budapest! Come and join us! Deadline for abstracts is Dec 15.
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Craig Calhoun Nov 9
Good discussion of transformative technologies and society w/ Arati Prabhakar, John Markoff, & Margaret Levi.
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Sandra Wachter Nov 9
Very honoured to give evidence on algorithmic decision-making 14.11.
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ComProp Research Nov 9
. was in London today, speaking on political algorithms and bots at the Ambassador's Forum. Thx to for hosting!
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