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 …

Call for Registration and Scholarship Applications for the Web Science Summer School 2018

http://wwsss18.webscience.org/ *** IMPORTANT DATES *** Scholarship applications by 15 April 2018 Official registration open: 19 March 2018 Early bird registration by 7 May 2018 WWSSS summer school: 30 July – 5 August 2018 The Web Science Summer School 2018 (WWSSS’18) will be held in Hannover, Germany. It is hosted by …

WSTNET Web Science Summer School – Hannover 2018

The WSTNET Web Science Summer School 2018 (WWSSS’18) will be held from 30th July to 4th August in Hannover, Germany and hosted by L3S Research Center. The WWSSS’18 will address the inter-disciplinary field of Web Science by focusing on lectures which tackle the challenges in topics such as data science …

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 …