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March 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
306 Sherrerd Hall

CITP Lunch Seminar: Sergey Sanovich – Bots for Autocrats: How Pro-Government Bots Fight Opposition in Russia

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 ...

Monday, March 9, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
105 Computer Science

Rediet Abebe – Designing Algorithms for Social Good

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 ...

April 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
CITP Webinar: Technology and Elections During a Pandemic

CITP Webinar: Technology and Elections During a Pandemic

CITP presented a panel on elections and the role of technology during a pandemic on April 2. Professor Ed Felten spoke to experts about the challenges and risks facing the 2020 elections, and how we can design solutions and protective measures to secure our elections. The webinar addressed a broad range of issues including voter experience, disinformation, campaign finance ...

Thursday, April 16, 2020
@3:00 pm
- 4:30 pm
CITP Webinar: Ed Felten – COVID-19, Technology, Privacy and Civil Liberties

CITP Webinar: Ed Felten – COVID-19, Technology, Privacy and Civil Liberties

Many systems have been proposed for using technology to help individuals and public health officials better respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This talk will analyze the major proposed uses of information technology in the public health response to COVID-19, including aggregate ...

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
@12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
CITP Virtual Lunch Seminar: Seny Kamara – Cryptography for Privacy and Policy

CITP Virtual Lunch Seminar: Seny Kamara – Cryptography for Privacy and Policy

As our lives become increasingly digital and we produce more and moreĀ  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 ...