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Past Talks

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Russian Interference in American Politics and Cyber Threats to Our Democracy
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alumni Hall (Hopkins Center)
11:00 AM

Lisa Monaco

Lisa Monaco
Former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
In Conversation: Lisa Monaco, Fmr Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Filene Auditorium (Moore Building)
5:00 PM
Sponsored by The Dickey Center for International Understanding

John Stewart EPRI

John Stewart
Sr. Technical Leader, Cyber Security, EPRI
Securing Grid Control Systems
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sudikoff L045 Trust Lab
12:00 Noon

M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson
Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

Dr. Liz Bowman

Dr. Elizabeth Bowman
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Information: Army Social Computing Research
Tuesday, December 5th
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
4:00 PM

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi
Royal Holloway University of London
Network Security Analytics for Detection of Advanced Cyberattacks
Tuesday, November 28th
Sudikoff Trust Lab (L045)
12:30 PM

V.S. Subrahmanian

V.S. Subrahmanian
Dartmouth Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society
Bots, Socks, and Vandals
Tuesday, November 14th
Carson L01
5:00 PM 

Rand Beers

Rand Beers ('64)
Big Data, the Internet, and Social Media:  The Road to the November 2016 Election
Wednesday, November 8th
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
4:30 PM 

Fright Night Imge

Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?
ISTS Looks at the Dark Web on Halloween Night
Tuesday, October 31st
udikoff  045 Trust Lab (dungeon)
7:30 PM - RSVP
Space is Limited 

Sal Stolfo

Salvatore J. Stolfo 
Columbia University
A Brief History of Symbiote Defense
Tuesday, October 31st
Rockefeller 003
5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

STAR-Vote: A Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable Voting System

Professor Dan Wallach
Rice University
Thursday April 27, 2017
Carson L01, 5:00 PM

Ben Miller Dragos

Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Ben Miller
Chief Threat Officer, Dragos, Inc.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM
Brendan Nyhan




Factual Echo Chambers? Fact-checking and Fake News in Election 2016.

Professor Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
Thursday May 4, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dickie George


Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine

Ukrainian Cybersecurity Researchers
Thursday April 6, 2017
Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM

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Facebook: Its Impact on Us and on Society


Technology & You Discussion Series
May 19, 2009

Facebook recently celebrated the registration of its 200 millionth user. The statistics are staggering:

• Over 100 million users access the site each day

• More than 3.5 billion minutes are spent on Facebook daily

• 1 billion pieces of content are shared weekly

As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pointed out, if Facebook "were a country, it would be the sixth most populated country in the world." Facebook has become a part of the lives of all around you...and now your parents and professors are joining!

The Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS) and the Dartmouth Digital Interest Group (DDIG) are kicking off their "Technology and You" discussion series with a panel and audience discussion on Facebook. Five panelists will describe how they interact with Facebook and how it affects their lives. Then we open it up for audience discussion and participation: What does Facebook mean to you?


Rembert Browne ‘09
How use of Facebook changes over the course of an undergraduate career at Dartmouth.

Lauren Farleigh ‘09
Facebook and friendship-what does it all mean?

Andrew Samwick, Professor of Economics, Director of the Rockefeller Center
A professor using Facebook? What for?

Meg Houston Maker ‘87 MALS09, Director of External Information Services, Development, Dartmouth
Connecting and Reconnecting: Facebook pluses and minuses.

Sara "Scout" Sinclair, PhD student, Computer Science
Who are your Facebook friends really? Privacy concerns on Facebook.

About the Technology & You Discussion Series

Join the Dartmouth community for discussions about new technologies in society-what do digital technologies do for us? To us? What do new technologies mean for us as individuals, as a community, as a society? What are the personal and social benefits as well as the potential costs of using new technologies? The Technology & You discussion series invites Dartmouth students, faculty, and staff to share thoughts and experiences about digital technologies and their impact on us and on society.

Brought to you by the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS) and the Dartmouth Digital Interest Group (DDIG)

Last Updated: 2/16/10