Information is at our fingertips, but so is disinformation, the damaging and intentional spreading of lies. Barbara McQuade explains the consequences while Jeff Horwitz reveals how Facebook failed to curb the spread of those lies as they became mainstream rhetoric. Then along comes Artificial Intelligence: AI is everywhere, including its somewhat frightening use for facial recognition technology that robs us of our privacy, as Kashmir Hill found.
|This event has free advance tickets. Make reservations
|Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)
|Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)
|Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Kashmir Hill is a tech reporter at The New York Times. She writes about the unexpected and sometimes ominous ways technology is changing our lives, particularly when it comes to our privacy. She joined The New York Times in 2019, after having worked at Gizmodo Media Group, Fusion, Forbes Magazine and Above the Law....
Jeff Horwitz is a technology reporter for The Wall Street Journal. His work on “The Facebook Files” won the George Polk Award for Business Reporting and the Gerald Loeb Award for Beat Reporting....
Barbara McQuade is a professor from practice at the University of Michigan Law School, her alma mater, where she teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, national security and data privacy....