New Book by Phil Howard OII WSTNet Lab Director

Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives Philip N. Howard is director of the Oxford Internet Institute and the author of nine books, including Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up, which …

Fractured Internet: A Wired Article by Hall & O’Hara

WST CEO Prof. Dame Wendy Hall (Southampton University) and long-time collaborator Dr. Kieron O’Hara (Southampton University) have published an article in wired.co.uk about threats to the vision of a global internet. Click here to read the article Kieron O’Hara is an associate professor in electronics and computer science at the …

Wired Article by Hendler(s)

A new article about AI gender stereotypes by Sharone Horowit-Hendler (SUNY Albany) and their father WST trustee Jim Hendler (RPI) has been published in Wired magazine. Click here to see the article  Sharone Horowit-Hendler is a PhD student in linguistic anthropology at SUNY Albany with an emphasis on gender studies.  Their …

Papers Introducing The Web Observatory

New Web Observatory Publications are available which introduce the Web Observatory The Web Science Observatory Authors: Thanassis Tiropanis, Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt, David De Roure, Noshir Contractor and Jim Hendler Abstract: The World Wide Web is the largest information fabric in history.People shop, date, trade and communicate with one another …