Yale ISP Reading Group: Technology, Law, Society, Values and Design

This spring I am running a reading group at the Yale Information Society Project (but open to all) titled "Technology, Law, Society, Values and Design." The description and draft syllabus are below -- comments and suggestions are welcome! Technology, Law,…

Yale Information Society Project Resident Fellowships for 2008-2009

Reminder: The deadline for applications to be a fellow at the Yale Information Society Project for 2008-2009 academic year is February 1. Scholars outside of law are welcome (this year, the number of communication and STS PhDs heavily outnumber the…

ISP Lunch Speaker Series

One of my duties at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School has been to organize our weekly lunch speaker series. Last week we welcomed Samir Chopra, a philosopher who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer…

SDP2007 Presentation: The Quest for the Perfect Search Engine

Today I gave an abbreviated presentation of my dissertation research at the OII Summer Doctoral Programme hosted by the Berkman Center. (PDF of slides) Along with a summary of the diss, my talk included a brief meta-discussion of both the…

Debrief: Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar hosted by the Surveillance Project at Queens University. The seminar was led by world-class surveillance studies experts: David Lyon, Kevin Haggerty, and Kirstie Ball. About twenty graduate…