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"Technology Science" Launches!

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.

PI Vadhan co-led the writing of CCC report: "Towards a Privacy Research Roadmap for the Computing Community."

PI Salil Vadhan co-led the writing of the report "Towards a Privacy Research Roadmap for the Computing Community." This report, sponsored by the Computing Community Consortium (CCC), suggests a roadmap for privacy research over the next decade, aimed at enabling society to appropriately control threats to privacy while enjoying the benefits of information technology and data science.

Privacy Tools Welcomes 18 New Summer Interns!

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.

Visiting Scholar Marco Gaboardi arrives

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.

Privacy Tools participates in TPDP Workshop as program chair, committee, and invited speaker

Visiting Scholar Marco Gaboardi is serving as the program chair of the Theory and Practice of Differential Privacy (TPDP) Workshop, to be held in London, UK on April 18th, 2015. The TPDP workshop is a part of The European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software (ETAPS), the primary European forum for academic and industrial researchers working on topics relating to Software Science. The program committee will include Salil Vadhan and Adam Smith.