In collaboration between IQSS, the Data Privacy Lab, and the Ford Foundation, Technology Science announced its inaugural launch on Tuesday August 11. The launch includes 5 papers, which are garnering thousands of views each day. Technology Science is an open access, peer reviewed, online publication focusing on rapid reporting and discussion of issues involving technology-society relations and clashes. Read more about "Technology Science" Launches!
The Privacy Tools Project welcomed 18 new summer interns this week, consisting of 12 undergraduates/recent graduates and 6 graduate students. Students have joined us from universities across the U.S., and will work on the project for the next 10 weeks.
Merce Crosas and Steve Chong both appeared on a panel on security and privacy at Women Engineers Code (WECode) Conference, at Harvard University in February. WE Code hopes to cultivate the next generation of technical leaders, foster a network and community among collegiate engineers, and promote more female representation in the technical industry.
Marco Gaboardi, of University of Dundee, Scotland, joined the Privacy Tools Project as a Visiting Scholar in December 2014. Marco has contributed greatly to programming languages for differential privacy.