ADS & AMDS Webinar | COVID-19 and the Media
Dr Becker’s talk on “Truth in science, politics and media. Triangle or trinity?” highlighted:
- The need to improve the quality of the information that is circulating around COVID -19 and that;
- Scientists should be more confident and outspoken and do more to clarify why their knowledge can be trusted – engage citizens in the science.
Emilie’s presentation titled: “Consensus and misinformation in the process of COVID-19 sensemaking”, explored her research on the effects of social media platforms moderating users’ access to COVID-19 misinformation. You can read the full report here.*
*co-authors: Rory Smith, Carina Albrecht, Ivan Kisjes, Eleonora Cappuccio, Pedro Noel, Anthony Burton, Tom Mills, Narzanin Massoumi and Guilherme Appolinário.
From September onwards Amsterdam Data Science will merge media channels with Amsterdam AI. Any online activities you are used to will continue on the Amsterdam AI channels. So please register below to stay up to date!
Amsterdam Data Science is excited to announce the next step in joining forces with Amsterdam AI. Together, we will support Amsterdam’s development as an international hub for Responsible AI.
The UvA Data Science Center is announcing a groundbreaking research program to align artificial intelligence (AI) for the interpretation of video data with human values and ethical principles.