Hacking Big Data: Discovering Vulnerabilities in a Sociotechnical Society
Boyd, D.
2018
16/03/2018
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Boyd, D. (2018). Hacking Big Data: Discovering Vulnerabilities in a Sociotechnical Society. https://mediaethicsinitiative.org/2018/03/14/danah-boyd-on-digital-ethics/

Dr. Danah Boyd is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, the founder and president of Data & Society, and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on addressing social and cultural inequities by understanding the relationship between technology and society. Her most recent books – “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens” and “Participatory Culture in a Networked Age” – examine the intersection of everyday practices and social media. She is a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Director of both Crisis Text Line and Social Science Research Council, and a Trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian. She received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Brown University, a master’s degree from the MIT Media Lab, and a Ph.D in Information from the University of California, Berkeley. This event was co-sponsored by the Global Media Industry Speaker Series.