October 23 Tuesday

Embracing the Dark Web as a Tool for Privacy and Anti-Censorship, Shari Steele, Tor Project

12:00PM to 1:30PM

SLB 122

Much has been written about illegal activity that takes place on the Dark Web. Less is said about why the Dark Web came to be and the important role it plays in human rights work around the globe.

October 29 Monday

Poynter Fellow Julia Powles: Big Tech and AI Complacency


Room 127

Poynter Fellow Julia Powles: Big Tech and AI Complacency

November 2 Friday

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics in Medicine

(All day)

Sterling Law Building

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School and the Information Society Project—in partnership with the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics and the Yale Journal of Law and Technology—are collaborating on a project examining the future of telemedicine, artificial intelligence, robotics and related topics.

November 26 Monday

PRE-CRIME Documentary Film Screening

6:00PM to 8:00PM

Room 128

PRE-CRIME travels to Chicago, London, Paris, Berlin, Munich and other places to show predictive policing techniques in action, to investigate their opportunities and dangers and to meet people who use them and those who have been victims of them. Who is – and who isn’t – protected by the algorithm? The film exposes the creators of this technology, how they work and who really benefits from their invention. We are the first generation to hand over to computers the control over our own freedom. But how much freedom are we prepared to give up for the promise of total security?  

November 27 Tuesday

The Rise of Big Data Policing, Andrew Ferguson, Professor at University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law

12:35PM to 1:35PM

SLB Room 122

Big data technologies are revolutionizing policing and few people are paying attention. In a wide-ranging new book on the subject, law professor Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reveals how new predictive analytics and surveillance technologies are changing who, where, when, and how police target crime.

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