Social Media, Polarization, and the Wisdom of Crowds

Workshop May 22, 2019

Organizer: Prof. Erik J. OlssonLUX, room B251Department of Philosophy, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology
Lund University

 
Program
9.00-9.55: Mark Alfano (Delft University of Technology and Australian Catholic University): “Technologically Scaffolded Atypical Cognition: The Case of YouTube’s Recommender System” 10.00-10.55: Emily Sullivan (Delft University of Technology): “Social Network-Epistemology” 11.00-11.30: Coffee 11.30-12.25: Pascal Jürgens (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz): “The Moving Target of the Web” 12.30-13.25: Lunch 13.30-14.25: Erik J. Olsson (Lund University): “Does Google Read Our Minds: Personalized Search, Filter Bubbles and Democracy” 14.30-15.25: Guy Madison (Umeå University): “Assessing Filter Bubbles in Search: Critical Survey of Approaches and Methods” (preliminary title) 15.30-16.00: Coffee 16.00-16.55: Rasmus K. Rendsvig (University of Copenhagen): “If Everybody Shares it, it Must be True! Using Social Network Diffusion for Post Quality Evaluation” 19.00: Workshop dinner