Oxford Internet Institute
Facial recognition technology has become far more sophisticated in recent years, and people are right to be worried, says Anne-Marie Oostveen in The Telegraph: Facial recognition technology: Is Orwell's fiction our reality?
In their article Trace Interviews: An Actor-Centered Approach (IJoC) Elizabeth Dubois and Heather Ford discuss an actor-centric method that employs visualizations of a political user's digital traces during the interview process.
Career Achievement Award for the OII's Grant Blank
Congratulations to Grant Blank, who has been awarded the William F. Ogburn Career Achievement award by the Communications and Information Technology section of the American Sociological Association (CITASA).
CfP: Responsibilities of Online Service Providers
We call for submissions for a workshop and edited volume on the new legal, social, and ethical responsibilities of online service providers in information societies. Abstracts: 1 August 2015.
Wednesday 19 - Sunday 23 August 2015
Speakers: Professor Mark Graham
Thursday 1 October 2015 09:00 - 17:00
Speakers: Dr Taha Yasseri
Friday 9 October 2015 09:00 - 18:00
Speakers: Professor Luciano Floridi and Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo