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Machine Intelligence and the Future of Ethics
November 19, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Zeynep Tufekci is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, where her research interests revolve around the intersection of technology and society. She has become a go-to source for national and international media outlets looking for insights on the impact of social media and the growing influence of machine algorithms. Dr. Tufekci is also a principal researcher at UNC’s Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP), and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. She was previously an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and a fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University.
Dr. Tufekci is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and regularly writes columns for the New York Times, WIRED, and Scientific American. Her book, Twitter and Teargas: The Ecstatic, Fragile Politics of Networked Protest in the 21st Century (Yale 2018), examines the dynamics, strengths, and weaknesses of 21st-century social movements. She earned a BA in sociology from Istanbul University, an undergraduate degree in computer science from Bosphorus University and an MS and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.
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