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The Public Sphere in the Age of the Algorithm (Cambridge Science Festival)

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In recent years the internet has become a key battleground for electoral politics. This talk will examine how surveillance capitalism and the increasingly algorithmic nature of online public space allows the public sphere and the democratic process to be manipulated by microtargeted political advertising, disinformation, and political bots.

This lecture is part of the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival.

This talk is part of the Trust & Technology Initiative events series.

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