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Oct 92020

Race, Technology and Civil Society: Foundations + Intersections

October 9th, 2020 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am - How is racial bias coded into technological systems? Can technology...

Sep 212020

Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

September 21st, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm - When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their...

Jul 92020

[Virtual Event] #RaceTechCS Twitter Chat

July 9th, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm - How are technologies being used to surveil BIPOC communities and...

Jun 242020

[Virtual Event] Protecting the Black Vote during COVID-19

June 24th, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am - COVID-19 promises to have a significant impact on the 2020...

Jun 32020

[Virtual Event] Legitimizing True Safety

June 3rd, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am - In 2016, the Detroit Police Department rolled out a real-time...

Feb 252020

Jen Schradie – The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

February 25th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that...

Feb 212020

Book Talk | Meaningful Inefficiencies

February 21st, 2020 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - Public trust in the institutions that mediate civic life—from governing...

Feb 112020

Victoria Baines – Rethinking Citizen Engagement in Cybersecurity

February 11th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - Cybersecurity professionals are trained to counter threats and vulnerabilities in...

Feb 42020

Catherine Sandoval – Cybersecurity Paradigm Shift: The Hacker Paradigm Obscures Risks of Net Neutrality Repeal

February 4th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - Professor Sandoval unmasks the “hacker paradigm” that pervades cybersecurity analysis...

Jan 272020

Race and Digital Civil Society Lightning Talks & Lunch

January 27th, 2020 - 10:45 am to 1:30 pm - Bias in government automated decision systems, the future of farmwork,...

Jan 212020

+1 Speaker Series – Abbie van Sickle

January 21st, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - The Comm230X +1 Speaker Series highlights evolving perspectives at the...

Jan 142020

Allen Gunn – Another Cloud is Possible: Rethinking Information Infrastructure for Civil Society

January 14th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - As civil society organizations become evermore dependent on digital technologies,...

Nov 132019

Creating a Just Technological Future

November 13th, 2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm - POSTPONED Due to unavoidable circumstances, this talk has been postponed....

Nov 52019

Jay Hamilton – What is Computational Journalism? How Could it Better Support Democracy?

November 5th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - Prof. Jay Hamilton discusses his work at the Stanford Computational...

Oct 312019

Digital Civil Society Conference

October 31 - November 1st, 2019 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm - We depend on digital infrastructure, online information ecosystems, and networked...

Oct 292019

Nicole Coleman – Are You Worried About Data Bias? Invest in Libraries

October 29th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - With our most powerful optimizing engines today fueled on information...

Oct 162019

Available Light: Photography, Intimacy and Apartheid

October 16th, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - This event is part of the Africa Research Workshop at...

Oct 152019

Sharad Goel – Equitable Algorithms and Computational Policy

October 15th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - Machine learning algorithms are increasingly used to guide decisions by...

Oct 12019

Ge Wang – Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology

October 1st, 2019 - 6:00 pm - How might the shaping of technology make our lives richer...

May 292019

Digital Civil Society Policy Consultation

May 29th, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:30 pm - It’s clear that the world is now digital. But why...

May 232019

Launch of the 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index

May 23rd, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Join Stanford’s Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), Ranking Digital Rights (RDR), the...

May 82019

Technology and Organizing for Racial Justice

May 8th, 2019 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Join us for a discussion of the ways that technology...

Apr 162019

The Future of Human-Centered AI: Governance Innovation and Protection of Human Rights

April 16th, 2019 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm - This all-day program will tackle the tensions between artificial intelligence...

Mar 72019

Old Civic Spaces in New Digital Places: Theorising Kenya’s Digital Civil Society

March 7th, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm - The concept of a digital civil society is a fluid...

Mar 62019

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Getting Connected

March 6th, 2019 - 5:00 pm - Democracy depends on participation. In the digital era, participation often...

Feb 112019

Come Together: Digital Associations and Democracy

February 11th, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:30 pm - Digital technologies and democracy are topics of intense public discussion....

Dec 132018

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

December 13 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Nov 302018

A Conversation with Virginia Eubanks

November 30th, 2018 - What do the map on your phone, your IRS audit...

Nov 282018

Data and Citizenship: Critical Questions and Research Perspectives from the Margins

November 28th, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm - Please join the Digital Civil Society Lab for a lecture...

Nov 132018

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Mobilization and Representation

November 13th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Mobilization and Representation – Aditi Mehta, Tanzila Ahmed, and Alex...

Jun 272018

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

June 27 - 30th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Jun 62018

Ordinary Social Listening in a Psychotechnological Age

June 6th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Please join us for a talk by Prof. Naomi Waltham-Smith...

May 142018

Policy Responses to Fake News and Junk Science

May 14 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

May 22018

Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

May 2nd, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Examine the impact of changing technology on political communication, campaigns,...

Apr 252018

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

April 25th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Elite Charade of Changing the World – a Conversation...

Apr 192018

Social Media and Democracy, with the Social Science Research Council

April 19 - 20th, 2018 - The 2016 American elections intensifed popular as well as scholarly...

Feb 202018

Tim Wu – The Curse of Bigness Revisited

February 20th, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - In the early 20th century, Louis Brandeis first asked whether...

Jan 112018

Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2018

January 11th, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Civil society – our shared space and work for the...

Dec 132017

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Getting Political

December 13th, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Active Citizen in the Digital Age is an ongoing…

Nov 132017

What Did Silicon Valley Do to Democracy and the Media?

November 13th, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - This panel is part of the Technology and Human Values series at...

Oct 232017

Digital Impact World Tour | New York City

October 23rd, 2017 - The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on…

May 42017

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

May 4 - 6th, 2017 - Digital Technology and Democratic Theory is a three-part workshop series and...

Jan 172017

Digital Impact: Policy and Practice for the Nonprofit Sector in 2017

January 17th, 2017 - Join panelists Lucy Bernholz, Allen Gunn, Cayden Mak, Riana Pfefferkorn,…