Conferences / Presentations

Prezi: Campaign Bots & The Law

Here is an interactive Prezi on our recent paper “Campaign Bots & The Law”, authored by Ryan Calo, Lisa Manheim, Sam Woolley and Phil Howard.  We presented this at the Yale Information Society Project’s “Unlocking the Black Box” conference, and we identify the ways in which bots, when used by […]

Books / Presentations

Book Reading At SXSW 2016

The “internet of things” is the expanding network of everyday objects—you can expect some 35 billion connected devices by 2020. The internet won’t be about your mobile phone or laptop anymore, it will be dominated by communication between devices, chips scattered over the natural world, and sensors embedded in our […]

Books / Presentations / Video

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?”


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?