OxDEG: Civic Technology and ethnography: navigating theory, politics and power
Recorded: 25 January 2021
Dr Andrew Schrock, Cyd Harrell & Alex Blandford discuss the ways that qualitative research, political power and technology meet in government internet projects.
Recorded: 20 January 2021
The OII hosts their Director of Research, Professor Andrew Przybylski, and Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Niklas Johannes. Discussing their recent ground-breaking study which revealed time spent playing video games can be good for your wellbeing.
Recorded: 2 December 2020
The OII welcomes Tim Hwang, discussing his new book ‘Subprime Attention Crisis’ with Dr Scott A. Hale, This session is a deep-dive conversation exploring how the modern online advertising economy really works.
Recorded: 25 November 2020
Professor Sinan Aral, hosted by Dr Jonathan Bright, shares an overview of his new book 'The Hype Machine'.
Recorded: 18 November 2020
Following the publication of Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives, the Oxford Internet Institute is hosts a discussion among leading experts to reflect on the enduring lessons for technological governance following from the pandemic.
Recorded: 16 November 2020
The OII is delighted to present Dr Richard Williams (SOAS University of London) and Rafay Mahmood (Habib University), for the next Digital Ethnography session, discussing The Coke Studio in Pakistan, and it's effects on the arts in the country's narrative
Recorded: 11 November 2020
This OII Wednesday Webinar features Professor Lisa Nakamura discussing her latest project, as well as an in depth Q&A with Professor Philip Howard.
Recorded: 4 November 2020
This webinar describes the main consequences of the uncritical adoption of the term ‘infodemic’ in the development of rigorous science on the topic, and further argues how the uncritical adoption of it in policymaking can do more harm than good.
Recorded: 2 November 2020
The OII welcomes Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri for this digital ethnography session. He is Professor of Research Methodology and Cognitive Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento.
Recorded: 28 October 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Pari Esfandiari and Greg Treverton Co-Founders, and respectively President and Chairperson of the Global TechnoPolitics Forum. Hosted by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII.
Recorded: 22 July 2020
In this webinar, Funda Ustek-Spilda and Srujana Katta talk about the Fairwork Project, an action-research project at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Recorded: 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
Recorded: 1 July 2020
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.
Recorded: 24 June 2020
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.
Recorded: 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. He is joined by Dr Vidya Narayanan.
Recorded: 18 June 2020
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.
Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis
Recorded: 17 June 2020
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.
Recorded: 10 June 2020
Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.
Recorded: 3 June 2020
Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, discusses the use of AI and it’s associated trust issues in national defence. Moderated by Andreas Tsamados
Recorded: 27 May 2020
Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of newly created COVID-19 tracking apps. Moderated by Jess Morley.
Recorded: 20 May 2020
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.
Recorded: 13 May 2020
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'
Recorded: 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
Recorded: 29 April 2020
In this Wednesday Webinar Dr Balazs Vedres, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, discusses the implications and challenges of remote working.
Recorded: 22 April 2020
As part of the OII’s new webinar series, Nahema Marchal from the Computational Propaganda Project discusses initial reactions of their YouTube search analysis.