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Virality and influencers in digital communication

How technologies can carry and amplify messages, becoming viral? Who are the so-called Influencers and how they use the social media to increase the number of their Followers. Join the event of the European Science-Media Hub on 3 April in the European Parliament in Brussels.

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The promise and limitations of technological solutions to disinformation

How useful can machine-learning be in dealing with vectors of disinformation such as deep fakes or bots, and what are the implications of AI-powered fact-checking and deprioritising systems for media pluralism and freedom of expression?

Junk food ESMH Press Review

ESMH Press Review – March 13, 2019

Junk, food, digital assistants in the workplace, technology & social polarization : check ESMH selection of 23 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

Towards a democratically upgraded artificial intelligence

Towards a democratically upgraded Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence challenges democracies but democratic institutions, especially in the EU, are not mere bystanders and are in the process of supporting AI and providing a legal framing, through education and regulation.

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ESMH : Tackling misinformation in science

How scientists, policymakers and journalists could work better together in order to tackle misinformation and provide evidence-based science information for people?

Lab-grown meat ESMH press review

ESMH Press Review – February 27, 2019

Lab-grown meat, alternative fuels, GMO labels and pseudo-science : check the latest ESMH selection of 17 science and tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!

Tackling disinformation and misinformation in Science

ESMH workshop: Tackling mis/disinformation in Science Feb. 6-8, 2019

Scientists & journalists discussed about disinformation & the need to ensure better circulation of sound scientific information at the ESMH workshop .

Autonomous cars : will roads be safer if algorithms replace human drivers?

Autonomous cars : will roads be safer if algorithms replace human drivers?

Research on autonomous cars has received a boost from the European Parliament, but the technology still raises many questions. Can it be safe and ethical? Will it totally eliminate the need for human drivers? And, of course: when will this happen?