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Michael Bossetta at the ESMH Event

Michael Bossetta : “We need more research into what are the best technological structures to facilitate meaningful dialogue”

Michael Bossetta is social media expert, political and data scientist at the University of Copenhagen and podcaster. He participated in the ESMH event Virality and influencers in digital communication on 3 April in the European Parliament.

A scientist's opinion Kalina Bontcheva, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Kalina Bontcheva about Technology & Disinformation

Interview with Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield about Technology & Disinformation. There is a strong need for data protection laws that can adequately address the challenges of user data being misused and harvested without consent by third-party applications, political parties/politicians, researchers, and others. Can you explain the implications of deep fakes and synthetic media disinformation ...

A scientist opinion, Trisha Meyer & Chris Marsden, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation

Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer, Vrije Universiteit in Brussels & Prof Chris Marsden, University of Sussex, about Technology & Disinformation. "In struggling to find a sustainable business model for the online environment, many traditional media providers have become almost exclusively reliant on advertising." You mention human involvement in the application of AI systems is important ...

A scientist's opinion : Mark Dubrulle about AI and Democracy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Mark Dubrulle about AI and Democracy

Interview with Mark Dubrulle, president of the Club de Rome – EU Chapter. AI definitely is something we need, but I have doubts as to the capacity of present institutions to define a code that could be acceptable for everyone. In its draft report on AI, the European Parliament underlines that the development of AI ...

A scientist's opinion : Nicolas Spatola about AI and Democracy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nicolas Spatola about AI and Democracy

Several experiments have shown that AI could reproduce human cognitive bias such as sexism, racism and even become psychopathic.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

Interview with Jack Stilgoe, associate professor at University College London, fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, about autonomous car. "I think the uptake of self-driving cars at scale will require substantial changes to behaviours, infrastructures and the rules of the road, as well as improvements in the technology inside the cars." Do you think it ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

Interview with Patrick Lin, director of the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group at California Polytechnic State University, about autonomous car. "Computer vision, including algorithms that process images, still need improvement. They still have a hard time picking up small objects, like animals, as well as distinguishing shadows and dark spaces, like a pothole." Who should ...

Fake news and mass media, truth with ESMH

Scott Brennen : “We live in a kind of post-truth age where science facts are doubted”

Scott Brennen from the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science, and Media investigates how changing media structures and technologies are shaping the scientific information and scientific misinformation.