• ‘Artificial Intelligence & Social Justice’ Professor Meredith Broussard

    Date: 21 October 2020
    Duration: 00:58:37
    Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Professor Meredith Broussard

    A case against “technochauvinism”—the belief that technology is always the solution— Professor Broussard looks at why social problems persist in every digital Utopia.

  • Equal Voices Building an Equal Society – Digital Protest and Revolution in Belarus

    Date: 1 September 2020
    Duration: 00:22:11
    Speakers: Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka, Professor Athina Karatzogianni

    Athina Karatzogianni, editor of the book series Digital Activism and Society, talks to researcher Aliaksandr Herasimenka about the role played by ICT in the 2020 protests again President Alexander Lukashenko.

  • The Fairwork Foundation: Strategies for Improving Platform Work

    Date: 22 July 2020
    Duration: 01:01:39
    Speakers: Dr Funda Ustek-Spilda, Srujana Katta

    In this webinar, Funda Ustek-Spilda and Srujana Katta talk about the Fairwork Project, an action-research project at the Oxford Internet Institute.

  • The Tech Response to COVID-19

    Date: 20 July 2020
    Duration: 01:04:09
    Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Ravi Naik, Carly Kind, Ana Grouverman

    We host a conversation to explore the tech companies and industry response to COVID-19.

  • Digital Insight and Business Intelligence in Local Gov 2020

    Date: 9 July 2020
    Duration: 00:55:28
    Speakers: Thomas Vogl, Emeran Saigol, May-N Leow, Georgina Maratheftis

    Featuring Thomas Vogl, OII DPhil student giving his expert view in this webinar showcasing how he, and others, are informing and driving change in local government. From the London Borough of Redbridge in collaboration with techUK.

  • What Big Tech does to discourse, and the forgotten tech tool that can make tech less big with Cory Doctorow

    Date: 1 July 2020
    Duration: 01:11:07
    Speakers: Ravi Naik, Cory Doctorow

    The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. Hosted by Ravi Naik, Solicitor and co-founder the data rights agency, AWO and Visiting Policy Fellow at the OII.

  • Countering the COVID-19 Misinfodemic with Text Similarity and Social Data Science

    Date: 24 June 2020
    Duration: 01:02:23
    Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Chico Camargo

    Dr Scott A. Hale discusses how text similarity algorithms are being used to help fact-checkers locate misinformation, cluster similar misinformation, and identify existing fact-checks on platforms with end-to-end encryption. Moderated by Dr Chico Camargo.

  • ‘Lie Machine’s UK book launch

    Date: 24 June 2020
    Duration: 00:58:50
    Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Dr Vidya Narayanan

    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. He is joined by Dr Vidya Narayanan.

  • Global Fact 7: Fakes, misinformation and fact-checking

    Date: 24 June 2020
    Duration: 01:02:28
    Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Bente Kalsnes, Jessica Collier, Admire Mare, Thomas Kent, Marju Himma-Kadakas

    In this session, part of International fact-checking network Global Fact 7 Virtual, panelists will present ongoing research on misinformation and fact-checking from around the world.

  • Alumni Challenges: Rae Dinh

    Date: 19 June 2020
    Duration: 00:01:16

    Rae who is Director of community and Content at Unusual Ventures describes how they are helping to keep a community of founders engaged and connected during COVID -19.

  • OxDEG Digital Ethnographic Methods Surgery 2

    Date: 18 June 2020
    Duration: 01:23:35

    Lockdown has presented unexpected hurdles to students and researchers hoping to conduct ethnography this year, and many have turned to online solutions in order to reach their participants.

  • Alumni Challenges: Andrew Bulovsky

    Date: 17 June 2020
    Duration: 00:01:22
    Speaker: Andrew Bulovsky

    Andrew talks us through the challenges he will face in his new role in international dispute resolution.

  • Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis

    Date: 17 June 2020
    Duration: 00:59:44
    Speaker: Professor Helen Margetts

    Professor Helen Margetts and Professor Ben MacArthur provide clarity and make concrete recommendations as to how policy-makers can ensure that data and data science are our ticket back to normality.

  • Monitoring health misinformation: An early-detection methodology for fact-checkers

    Date: 17 June 2020
    Duration: 00:09:18
    Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Jenna Sherman, Nat Gyenes, Ashkan Kazemi

    Monitoring the health conversation online. Detecting notable shifts through word embeddings and semantic change. Presentation by Jenna Sherman, Nat Gyenes, Ashkan Kazemi, and Scott Hale.

  • OII Alumni Challenges: Carla Intal

    Date: 15 June 2020
    Duration: 00:02:00
    Speaker: Carla Intal

    Carla who is an insights analyst at LinkedIn tells us about adjusting to a new country and new job in the middle of lockdown.

  • Why Fairness Cannot Be Automated: Bridging the Gap Between EU Non-Discrimination Law and AI

    Date: 10 June 2020
    Duration: 00:58:18
    Speaker: Professor Sandra Wachter

    Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.

  • The risks of trusting AI for national defence purposes

    Date: 3 June 2020
    Duration: 01:00:38
    Speakers: Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, Andreas Tsamados

    Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, discusses the use of AI and it’s associated trust issues in national defence. Moderated by Andreas Tsamados

  • COVID-19 apps and their ethical considerations

    Date: 27 May 2020
    Duration: 57:34:10
    Speakers: Professor Luciano Floridi, Jess Morley

    Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of newly created COVID-19 tracking apps. Moderated by Jess Morley.

  • ‘Lie Machine’s’ Book launch Q&A session

    Date: 20 May 2020
    Duration: 00:31:10
    Speaker: Professor Philip Howard

    Professor Philip Howard presents his new book ‘Lie Machines’, which offers new insights into the world’s most damaging disinformation campaigns. In this video we have the Question & Answer part of the talk.

  • The good, the Bad, and the Ugly Data

    Date: 13 May 2020
    Duration: 00:58:39
    Speaker: Dr Bernie Hogan

    Dr Bernie Hogan and Dr Adam Mahdi discuss 'The good, the Bad, and the Ugly Data: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Science and Contact Tracing on SARS-CoV-2'