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Our current legal system is to a great extent the product of an earlier period of social and economic transformation. From the late 19th century through the mid-20th century, the U.S. legal system underwent profound, tectonic shifts. Today, struggles over ownership of information ...
The web ecosystem relies on data- and algorithms- driven innovation and monetization. In this talk, the challenges and opportunities for aligning these practices with societal values such as privacy and fairness will be explored.
Abundant anecdotal evidence suggests that non-democracies employ new digital technologies known as social media bots to facilitate their domestic and foreign policy goals. However, no previous attempt has been made to systematically analyze the strategies behind the political use of bots. This ...
Algorithmic and artificial intelligence techniques show immense potential to deepen our understanding of socioeconomic inequality and inform interventions designed to improve access to opportunity. Interventions aimed at historically under-served communities are made particularly ...
As our lives become increasingly digital and we produce more and more data, we are witnessing several conflicting trends. On one hand, these massive datasets are becoming more intrusive and privacy-sensitive and on the other they are becoming harder to protect. This is illustrated by the ...