February 2014

Feb 24: "Privacy Implications of Measuring Large-Scale Social Networks With High Resolution" (Arek Stopczynski)

Technology in Government (TIG) and Topics in Privacy (TIP)

2/24/2014 refreshments served at 2:30p, discussion 3 to 4pm in room K354,  at 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.  

Title: Privacy Implications of Measuring Large-Scale Social Networks With High Resolution

Discussant: Arek Stopczynski

Our capabilities of sensing complex social systems with high resolution have been growing at an unprecedented rate. In the Read more about Feb 24: "Privacy Implications of Measuring Large-Scale Social Networks With High Resolution" (Arek Stopczynski)

Latanya Sweeney's new blog "Tech@FTC"

As a first step to engaging external thinkers who are interested in participating in innovative solutions at the intersection of technology and governance, Latanya Sweeney (FTC Chief Technologist & Privacy Tools project co-PI) intends to use the Tech@FTC blog to facilitate explorations and ignite brainstorming on FTC-related topics. The first post is online. Feel free to engage.

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Feb 13: "Big Data for Statistical Agencies" (Cavan Capps, U.S. Census Bureau)

"Big Data for Statistical Agencies"
Speaker: Cavan Capps, Big Data Lead
Speaker Affiliation: United States Census Bureau
Host: MIT Libraries Program on Information Science

Data: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00 (talk) 1:00-1:30 (q&a)
Location: MIT 68-131

Abstract:

Big Data provides both challenges and Read more about Feb 13: "Big Data for Statistical Agencies" (Cavan Capps, U.S. Census Bureau)

Feb 10: "Brainstorming Open Access with the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication" (Peter Suber)

Technology in Government (TIG)  and Topics in Privacy (TIP)

2/10/2014 refreshments served at 2:30p, discussion 3 to 4pm in room K354, at 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.  

Title: Brainstorming Open Access with the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication

Discussant: Peter Suber

Peter Suber will lead a brainstorming session about Open Access (OA).

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