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Video:  Spot the Bot with the CBC
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Video: Spot the Bot with the CBC

This is a video / podcast I did with the Canadian Broadcasting Company called “Spoting the Bot.”

Video:  Talk to the National Endowment for Democracy
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Video: Talk to the National Endowment for Democracy

Here is the video of my book talk to the National Endowment for Democracy on February 3rd, 2016, “Will the Internet of Things Enhance Democracy or Empower Autocrats?”

In The News / Interviewed

How the Bundys’ social media machine fed their political movement

Helped with a Washington Post story on how social media is used by radical libertarians in the US. Howard, who teaches communications at the University of Washington and Oxford University, noted that social media is a critical tool for protest movements, allowing groups such as the Oregon occupiers to build communities and reach people […]

Prezi: Confronting Political Bot Attacks – Guidelines for Civil Society Leaders
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Prezi: Confronting Political Bot Attacks – Guidelines for Civil Society Leaders

Governments, militaries, and lone attackers increasingly use bots to attack civil society groups. How should such groups prepare and respond?