IDeaS Center Fall 2023 Seminar Series
September 26, 2023: HYBRID, Virtual via Zoom, In-person TCS Hall 460 Carnegie Mellon University
October 4, 2023: HYBRID, Virtual via Zoom, In-person TCS Hall 460 Carnegie Mellon University
Clio Andris - Associate Professor in the School of City and Regional Planning and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, Director Friendly Cities Lab
October 5, 2023 (hybrid in TCS Hall, Joint with CSS Seminar Series):
Simon DeDeo, Associate Professor, Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Carnegie Mellon Univeristy
November 15, 2023:
Petter Törnberg, Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science at University of Amsterdam, senior researcher at University of Neuchatel, Associate Professor in Complex Systems at Chalmers University of Technology
November 28, 2023:
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Past Seminar Presenters
Making correction visible: The value of observed correction to reduce misperceptions on social media
Computational and Design Approaches for Combating Problematic Online Information
Juliana Schroeder - The Psychology of Reading "Mind" During Conversation
Katie Harbath - Tech and elections - A brief history of how we got here and where we go next
Rebekah Tromble - Expert Voices Together: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Supporting Experts Facing Online Harassment
Sam Gregory - Deepfakes: Critical questions on current problems and emerging ‘solutions'
Jaime E. Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES & Beth L. Hoffman, MPH - Misinformation, Mistrust & Media: The Story of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Ananya Sen - Quantifying the User Value of Social Media Data
Daniyar Serikov - Distortions in the Kazakh Media Landscape
Jessica Dawson - The Surveillance App Economy and the National Security Risk
Joshua Tucker - The (Surprisingly?) Limited Impact of Russia's Election Interference on Twitter in the 2016 US Election
Ashique KhudBukhsh- Novel Frameworks for Quantifying Political Polarization and Mitigating Hate Speech
Rotem Guttman- Dr. Diabolicov - How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cybersecurity (and other novel ways to teach).
Sumeet Kumar - Social Media Analytics for Stance Mining with Examples from Corona Virus Discussions on Twitter
David A. Broniatowski Ph.D. - Can communicating the gist combat systematic online distortions of public opinion on health topics? (with new insights from COVID19)
Jacob N. Shapiro Ph.D. - Early Evidence on COVID-19 Misinformation and Detecting Online Influence Efforts
Yan Leng Ph.D. - Analysis of misinformation during the COVID-19 outbreak in China: cultural, social and political entanglements