22 July 2020
In this webinar, Funda Ustek-Spilda and Srujana Katta will talk about the Fairwork Project, an action-research project at the Oxford Internet Institute.
20 July 2020
We host a conversation to explore the tech companies and industry response to COVID-19.
‘What Big Tech does to discourse, and the forgotten tech tool that can make tech less big’ with Cory Doctorow
1 July 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author.
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
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.
Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis
17 June 2020
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.
10 June 2020
Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.
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.
27 May 2020
Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of applications created to track the spread of COVID-19.
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
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.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 1 ‘Decoding an Election: Highly Targeted Political Advertising and US2020’
14 October 2020, 18:00 - 19:00
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes John Chadfield from Who Targets Me, in discussion with Senior Researcher Dr Peaks Krafft from the OII.
19 October 2020, 16:30 - 18:00
The OII is delighted to welcome Tom Boellstorff for this digital ethnography session. He is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 2 ‘Professor Meredith Broussard in conversation with Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII’
21 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Meredith Broussard, Associate Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University. She is a data journalist and author of “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World.”
28 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Pari Esfandiari and Greg Treverton Co-Founders, and respectively President and Chairperson of the Global TechnoPolitics Forum. Hosted by Phil Howard, Director of the OII.
4 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:00
Dr Chico Camargo and Felix M. Simon from the OII will discuss the term 'infodemic', and argue it's uncritical use in policy making, whilst highlighting the additional dangers of it's associated terms.
11 November 2020, 17:30 - 18:30
The OII hosts Lisa Nakamura, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor in the Department of American Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
18 November 2020, 13:00 - 14:00
Following the publication of 'Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives', the Oxford Internet Institute is hosting a discussion among leading experts to reflect on the enduring lessons for technological governance following from the pandemic.
30 November 2020, 15:30 - 17:00
Siân Brooke will present her findings from research into gender at hackathons and programming competitions across the UK. The presentation builds on an ethnography of six hackathons undertaken in 2019-2020, part of the data for a forthcoming DPhil thesis
2 December 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
The OII welcomes Visiting Policy Fellow Tim Hwang, to discuss his new book 'Subprime Attention Crisis' with Dr Scott A. Hale. Tim is a researcher and lawyer, working at the intersection of technology, public policy and economics.