‘What Big Tech does to discourse, and the forgotten tech tool that can make tech less big’ with Cory Doctorow
Date: Wednesday 1 July 2020
Speakers: Cory Doctorow
The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author.
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Dr Scott A. Hale will discuss how text similarity algorithms are being used to help fact-checkers locate misinformation, cluster similar misinformation, and identify existing fact-checks in the context of tip lines on platforms with end-to-end encryption
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Professor Philip Howard presents his new book 'Lie Machines' in this UK launch, which offers new insights into the world's most damaging disinformation campaigns.
Date: Thursday 18 June 2020
We will be running a second instalment of our ethnographic methods surgery, where students and researchers can bring questions about their project to receive advice from organisers and attendees.
Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis
Date: Wednesday 17 June 2020
Speakers: Professor Ben MacArthur, Professor Helen Margetts
Prof Helen Margetts, Professor of Society and the Internet, OII and Director, Public Policy Programme at The Alan Turing Institute in discussion with Ben MacArthur, Professor within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.
Date: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.
Date: Wednesday 3 June 2020
Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo is Senior Researcher Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute and Deputy Director of the Digital Ethics Lab. She will discuss the use of AI and it's associated trust issues in national defence.
Date: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of applications created to track the spread of COVID-19.
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Professor Philip Howard presents his new book 'Lie Machines', which offers new insights into the world's most damaging disinformation campaigns.
The good, the Bad, and the Ugly Data: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Science and Contact Tracing on SARS-CoV-2
Date: Wednesday 13 May 2020
Dr Bernie Hogan, Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, will examine how data collated during the COVID-19 pandemic is being utilised.
Date: Wednesday 6 May 2020
The OII welcomes back Yorick Wilks, for his talk exploring the relationship between religion and artificial intelligence.
Switched to remote: trust, collaboration networks, and leadership challenges in organisations working from home
Date: Wednesday 29 April 2020
Dr Balazs Vedres, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, will discuss the implications and challenges of remote working.
Date: Tuesday 14 April 2020
In this talk, Sandra Wachter will examine EU law and jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice concerning non-discrimination.
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Speakers: Elizabeth Denham
Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, discusses the growing complexity of data protection regulation
Date: Friday 6 March 2020
In association with the Kellogg College's Bletchley Park Week, Professor Helen Margetts will discuss how artificial intelligence can be used for public good.
Date: Thursday 5 March 2020
Speakers: Todd Davies
The OII welcomes Todd Davies from Stanford University, for his talk on his paper discussing the creation of a corporation for public software.
Date: Wednesday 4 March 2020
Speakers: Rich Ling
The OII welcome Rich Ling from the University of Colorado for his talk on mobile communications
Date: Thursday 27 February 2020
As part of ‘Balliol Women: 40 Years On’ anniversary programme, the Master of Balliol, Dame Helen Ghosh DCB, is delighted to welcome Dame Stephanie ‘Steve’ Shirley to Balliol to share stories of her professional and personal life followed by a Q&A.
Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Speakers: Dr Richard Williams
The OII is delighted to present Dr Richard Williams (SOAS University of London) for the next Digital Ethnography Group session, discussing The Coke Studio in Pakistan, and it's effects on the arts in the country's narrative.
Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Speakers: Alberto Acerbi
The OII welcomes Alberto Acerbi for his talk on cultural evolution as a framework for information production