The CBC radio show Spark did an episode about the political bots project. Phil Howard studies political bots — social media accounts designed to influence public opinion — and the coders and governments who run them.
A video of my talk at the Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism at the University of Pennsylvania.
In this session at the Disruptive Innovation Festival, Phil Howard, author of “Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up”, and Sophie Hackford from Wired Consulting, will debate the value of the IoT and the privacy concerns that arise. They will discuss how […]
(This originally appeared in the Globe and Mail as “How the EU could build a volunteer force to help refugees” on September 17th 2015.) Despite the complexity of the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Hungary, the country’s government is trying a simple solution this week: implementing new laws that give more […]