Shining a spotlight on Web Science – a resounding success

Southampton’s ACM Web Science Conference (#WebSci20) was a resounding success with more than 270 people from around the world gathering at the international conference to explore new directions in the Web and artificial intelligence (AI). Hosts – Southampton’s Web Science Institute (WSI) – had to rapidly transform the event from …

WebSci’20 Main conference begins today

Making the Web Human-Centric? New Directions in the Web and AIThe 2020 ACM Web Science Conference is finally here! It’s looking a little different than usual…but we have a packed programme lined up for you this week. You can check it out and register your attendance here. We have recently …

WebSci’20 Program and Registration

Making the Web Human-Centric? New Directions in the Web and AIThe 2020 ACM Web Science Conference takes place online from 6 -10 July and is organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal …

NHS data contract gives Palantir access to medical records of Covid-19 patients

This article originally appeared in Computing 9th June 2020 A data deal signed between the NHS and the US technology firm Palantir granted the controversial American data-mining company access to sensitive personal data of hundreds of thousands of patients, employees and members of the public. The revelation came last week …