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Video:  Is Social Media Killing Democracy? Computational Propaganda, Algorithms, Automation and Public Life
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Video: Is Social Media Killing Democracy? Computational Propaganda, Algorithms, Automation and Public Life

The Oxford Internet Institute presents Professor Philip Howard’s Inaugural Lecture. The design and implementation of social media platforms has put several advanced democracies into a kind of democratic deficit. First, social algorithms allow fake news stories from untrustworthy sources to spread like wildfire over networks of family and friends. Second, […]

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Video: Inaugural Lecture at UW, “Research Adventures from Grad School to Present”

My department has started a new lecture series for faculty who get promoted to full professor, called Inaugural Lectures.  Mine was called “What Actually Happened Was Much Stranger: Research Adventures From Grad School to the Present” and was delivered October 30th. And here’s audio only:  

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Lead with the Prostitutes

Last week I gave my “inaugural lecture” at UW, an honor that allowed me to talk about some of the tough parts of research and the darker / funnier parts of my own path through grad school. There is a write up on the Department page for the event and […]