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Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Event recap | Countering bot swarms, mass false accounts, and deep fakes

An episode of the GeoTech Hour exploring the impacts of tech on propagating misinformation and the innovative solutions that can follow.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Americas Disinformation

Wed, Feb 3, 2021

Event recap | Tech-enabled dis- and misinformation, social platforms, and geopolitics

A wide-ranging discussion exploring the human, business, and technological incentives that have driven the growth of mis- and dis-information globally, and what a weaponized information space means for the world, jointly hosted by the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center and DFRLab.

Event Recap by Sana Moazzam

Disinformation Internet

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

How data trusts can democratize the AI economy and accelerate innovation

This article explores how private and public sector leaders should develop strategies for leveraging data trusts in order to produce new economic value, accelerate innovation, level the playing field of the emerging AI economy, and enable inclusive, win-win economic outcomes for all.

GeoTech Cues by George Zarkadakis

Digital Policy Resilience

Sara-Jayne “SJ” Terp is a data nerd with a long history of working on
the hardest data problems she can find. Her background includes
designing unmanned vehicle systems, transport, intelligence, and
disaster data systems with an emphasis on how humans and autonomous
systems work together; developing crowdsourced advocacy tools,
managing innovations, teaching data science to Columbia’s
international development students, designing probabilistic network
algorithms, working as a pyrotechnician, and CTO of the UN’s big data
team.

She founded Bodacea Light Industries to focus on misinformation
mechanisms and counters, worked with the Global Disinformation Index
to create an independent disinformation rating system, and ran a
Credibility Coalition working group on the application of information
security principles to misinformation. Terp holds degrees in artificial
intelligence and pattern analysis and neural networks.