When the house is on fire, but also needs a tidy

Climate change has been a background theme in most of my research and thinking, but it felt like one issue among many: part of these interconnected global struggles to resist authoritarianism, to push back against corporate power, to build solidarity with each other. About three years ago I went on parental leave. My research, which … Continue reading When the house is on fire, but also needs a tidy

Teaching with, and about, the Internet

In a recent talk at the AoIR 2019 conference, I suggested that it would be helpful to have some kind of collaborative guidelines, similar to the AoIR ethics guidelines, around teaching in Internet Studies and related fields. (For more on my reasoning, see the bite-sized Twitter version of talk.) https://twitter.com/scroeser/status/1179580906224279552 In the period after giving … Continue reading Teaching with, and about, the Internet

AIES: AI for social good, human machine interactions, and trustworthy AI

If you want to read more about any of these, accepted papers are here. AI for Social Good On Influencing Individual Behavior for Reducing Transportation Energy Expenditure in a Large Population, Shiwali Mohan, Frances Yan, Victoria Bellotti, Ahmed Elbery, Hesham Rakha and Matthew Klenk Transportation is a huge drain on energy use: how can we … Continue reading AIES: AI for social good, human machine interactions, and trustworthy AI