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Results: 1 - 6 of 6
Results: 1 - 6 of 6
  • 20 Jun 2019
    Explaining the 'black box'. Decisions in AI

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Whether it’s a traffic fine, a court judgement or the price of your airline booking: increasingly, we leave decisions to algorithms. In the future, companies and institutions may not be able to explain what happens ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    Platform Imaginaries
    Platform imaginaries. Rethinking Airbnb and other dominant technologies

    17:00 - 18:30 | Event

    Platforms like Airbnb, Uber and Thuisbezorgd are amongst the most popular technologies that support urban living. They allow people to rent a room, hire a car, or have food delivered to their doorstep; they regulate ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
    Trust and Its Influence on Advertising Processes and Effects – Computational Research Applying the Trust Scores in Social Media (TSM) Algorithm

    15:00 - 18:00 | Lecture

    This is a special lecture in the RPAs Communication & Personalised Communication, which is being given by Dr. Jisu Huh, Ph.D., who is Professor, Raymond O. Mithun Endowed Chair in Advertising, and Director of ...

  • 26 Jun 2019
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    Sexual Violence in Wars of Decolonization

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    NIAS Fellows Stef Scagliola and Natalya Vince compare their findings on sexual violence in wars of decolonization in Indonesia (1945-1949) and Algeria (1954-1962).

  • 3 Jul 2019
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    News from Germany: The History of Information Warfare and Why It Still Matters Today

    20:00 - 21:30 | Event

    Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires.

  • 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 ...