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Communities & Technologies

[CASCI Talk] Civil Liberties in the Age of Face Recognition

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description This talk will explore the unique risks that face recognition use by police poses to our constitutional rights and liberties, with a focus on the rights of the accused in criminal trials. Using the FOIA research that the Center on Privacy & Technology has done […]

[CASCI Talk] Crowd Sleuths: Solving Mysteries with Crowdsourcing, Experts and AI

Tuesday, November 19th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Professional investigators in fields such as journalism, law enforcement, and academia have long sought the public’s help in solving mysteries, typically by providing tips. However, as social technologies capture more digital traces of daily life and enable new forms of collaboration, members of the […]

[CASCI Talk] Smart Cities and the Need for Proactive Transparency

Tuesday, October 8th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Smart cities are an example of the profound impact of technology for local governments. With recent innovations in sensors and artificial intelligence, cities are able to measure and do more in service of their residents. At the same time, these advances present unique challenges […]

Call for Papers: Communities & Technologies 2013 in Munich

Call for Papers 6th Intl. Conf. on Communities and Technologies (C&T 2013) We cordially invite submissions to the Sixth International Conference on Communities and Technologies (C&T 2013), hosted from 29th June – 2nd July 2013 in Munich. This biennial meeting serves as a forum for stimulating and disseminating research on the complex connections between communities […]