Judith receives RPA grant

Together with Ronan Fahy and Rocco Bellanova, Judith will use the RPA global digital cultures grant to work on Digital Platforms and the Digitisation of Expression and Surveillance. More information can be found here.

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Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the University of Vienna

From December 14 – 18, Bert is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the areas of theory and methodology in the social sciences. Bert will teach a graduate course on Transparency in the Social Science for PhD students, give…

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Bert organizes Experimentation session

Wednesday December 2 from 13-15, Bert organizes a session “Experimentation in the Wild”. This is a round table where speakers from three companies/organizations come to talk about the way they use experiments in their daily practice. Speakers are Minou van der Werf (Nibud; here), Hazjier Pourkhalkhali (Optimizely) and Tom te Buck (BKB – the campaign agency). People can join via…

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Talks and media appearances

On Saturday Claes gave a keynote at the Amsterdam Universiteitvereniging yearly alumni Day. He spoke together with Marietje Schaake on the topic ‘Media, Macht en Manipulatie’ Last week Monday, Judith was invited to speak about filter bubbles and human-in-the-loop in newsrooms adopting AI technology on an evening about AI as journalistic buddy in Pakhuis de Zwijger. Michael was interviewed…

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