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Results: 1 - 5 of 5
Results: 1 - 5 of 5
  • 3 Sep 2019
    Beyond Filter Bubbles: The Radical Right, Digital Media and the Rise of Undemocratic Public Spheres

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    This is a special lecture in the RPAs Communication & Personalised Communication, which is being given by W. Lance Bennett, Professor of Political Science and Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication at the ...

  • 3 Sep 2019
    Deep face
    When fake looks all too real: the technology behind Deep Fake

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    It seems impossible that Barack Obama would use swear words to describe Donald Trump on camera. And it is – yet we can see him do it in a completely realistic video. Technology known as 'Deep Learning' allows us to ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    Great Thinkers
    Revisiting Garrett Hardin. The Tragedy of Inequality in the Global Commons, by Joyeeta Gupta

    15:00 - 16:30 | Lecture

    Garrett Hardin (1915-2003) was an American ecologist and philosopher who warned for the dangers of overpopulation. In this lecture, professor Joyeeta Gupta discusses the continuing relevance of Hardin and the growing ...

  • 21 Sep 2019
    From MELK (2017), %22Dairy Campus, Friesland
    For your convenience

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Large-scale agriculture, feasting on exhausted land, plants and animal life, makes it increasingly difficult to choose what to drop into our shopping baskets. Rarely seasonal, often mass produced and neatly stacked ...

  • 14 Oct 2019
    Platform Imaginaries
    Platform imaginaries. Taking the scenic route on ViaVan and other dynamic map technologies

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Platforms like ViaVan, Car2Go, and Google Maps are amongst some of the most popular map technologies that support Amsterdam city life. They allow people to move efficiently around a city; they dynamically regulate ...