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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

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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
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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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School House residential cluster on the Internet of Risky Things  - February 21, 2017, 5:30 PM

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You Don't Own Your Car
Craig Smith
OpenGarages
Tuesday May 10, 2016 
Carson L02 @4:15

David Safford

 

Hardware Based Security for GE's Industrial Control Systems
David Safford
GE Global Research
Tuesday May 17, 2016
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"It's Fine," They Said. "Just Ship It," They Said.
Dan Tentler
The Phobos Group
Tuesday April 12, 2016 
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The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers
Harold Thimbleby
Swansea University
April 23, 2015

Craig Shue

 

 

 

Managing User-Level Compromises in Enterprise Network
Craig Shue
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
March 31, 2015

 

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


Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Rocky 001
Professor Brendan Nyhan
Government Department, Dartmouth College
Co-sponsored by ISTS, the CS Colloquium and the Dickey Center for International Understanding

Craig Smith
Brendan Nyhan

Abstract

The 2016 campaign raised concerns that Americans now live in information echo chambers that reinforce not just their opinions but also their factual beliefs. To measure this, we provide the first behavioral measure of consumption of the worst online misinformation — “fake news” — as well as estimates of the popularity and effectiveness of fact-checking, the most prominent journalistic response to misinformation.

Biographical Sketch

Brendan Nyhan is a professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. His research focuses on misperceptions about politics and health care, has been published in journals including the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Medical Care, and numerous other publications.

Professor Nyhan received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Duke University in 2009 and served as a RWJ Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan from 2009-2011.

Professor Nyhan is a contributor to The Upshot at The New York Times (March 2014-) and a co-founder of Bright Line Watch (January 2017-). I previously served as a media critic for Columbia Journalism Review (November 2011-February 2014).

Video of Presentation

The Valley News coverage of Professor Nyhan's presentation - http://www.vnews.com/Nyhan-Fake-News-9652623

The YouTube video of Brenda Nyhan's presentation can be found here - https://youtu.be/8etTsRJxCz0

Last Updated: 5/18/17