- How have our interpersonal relationships been shaped by new technologies? How has social media impacted the nature of friendship? Are these changes something to be concerned about?
- Does constant access to email and productivity tools actually increase our productivity at work?
- In what ways have parties with access to big data been able to use that to further their political agendas and business strategies? What should privacy look like in an information-driven culture?
- Is it possible for technology to counteract or even reverse climate change? Should there be limits on how we use technology to reshape the natural world?
In 2018-2019, we hosted four single-day conferences: two in the fall and two in the spring.
- February 15, 2019
The Pleasure and Perils of Personal Technology
- November 16, 2018
- October 19, 2018
Fake News: Causes, Effects, Solutions
During the 2018-2019 Technology COMPAS, we brought in several distinguished speakers from disciplines such as economics, law, and public policy.
- April 9, 2019
Broadening Our Digital World: Balancing Inclusion and Innovation
- March 7, 2019
Fake News in the 2016 and 2018 Campaigns: Prevention, Detection, and Effects
- November 7, 2018
Intelligence Without Ethics? Holding On To Our Values and Ourselves in the Digital Society
- April 2, 2018
Robocalypse Now - Does Technology Threaten Employment?