Darknet Policing at the Web Science Conference 2018

Written by Robert Thorburn The 2018 Web Science conference, hosted by the Vrije Universitieit Amsterdam, not only featured the broad range of subjects one would expect from an inherently interdisciplinary field but also had a couple of surprises. In addition to the much anticipated Turing lecture by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, …

ACM Web Science 2018 Conference – Events Day

ACM Web Science 2018 Conference – Events Day There was a full day with various themed events which could be attended, ranging from the dark web to ethics. There was a PhD symposium also, where students presented on their thesis topics. The digital sociology event which I attended, titled Understanding …

Tim Berners-Lee announced as the keynote speaker for the WebSci18 Conference

Photo: Henry Thomas Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, and the recipient of the most prestigious honour in computer science, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the A.M. Turing Award, will deliver his Turing Lecture as a keynote speaker at the WebSci18 Conference on Tuesday 29 …

Web Science Conference 2017

The International ACM Web Science Conference 2017, was held this week at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA. Organised by the Rensselaer Web Science Research Center & the Tetherless World Constellation, the 4 day conference comprised 3 workshops, 3 tutorials, 8 paper presentation sessions, a hackathon, and a panel session on The Ethics of Doing …