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November 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall
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CITP Lunch Seminar: David Johnson – Empowering and Connecting Africa with Community Owned Networks

Cellular connectivity has provided impressive Internet growth in Africa over the past decade, but according to the ITU, in 2017, Africa only had 20% of the population using the Internet; a laggard compared to 40% in Asia & the Pacific and the 50% world average. We have connected the easy half of the population and...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall
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CITP Lunch Seminar: Kevin Borgolte – How Do Privacy-focused Browser Extensions Affect Browser and System Performance?

In this talk, we investigate how eight popular browser extensions that focus on improving user privacy affect browser and system performance for the two desktop browsers with the highest market share, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, and how they fare against no extensions. We evaluate if privacy-focused...

December 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall
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CITP Lunch Seminar: Sareeta Amrute – Tech Sense and Tech Sensibility: Asian Programmers, Multiple Exclusions, and Illegible Excess in an Age of “Hate Incidents”

Seattle and its environs are home to more than eighty tech companies, which have added 780,000 new jobs in the last five years. Along with these jobs comes increased diversity in its population, with some of Seattle’s Eastside cities now ranking as the most diverse in the nation, even while the Pacific Northwest...

February 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall
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CITP Lunch Seminar: Carsten Schwemmer – Mapping Gender Stereotypes and Other Cultural Biases in Image Recognition

Images are a key feature of the communication occurring on social media and other digital platforms. Commercial image recognition services are widely used in science and industry, offering the welcome promise to learn about image content at scale, but their biases remain understudied. In this talk ...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall
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CITP Lunch Seminar: Ashley Gorham – Social Media is Not a Context: Protecting Privacy Amid “Context Collapse”

Despite initiatives on behalf of the platforms themselves as well as political undertakings designed to improve the situation, privacy online seems to erode more each day. While there are many reasons for concern, it is in relation to social media in particular that some of the most serious concerns have been ...