CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119
Speaker: David Lazer
Title: Life in the network– the coming age of computational social science
An increasing fraction of human interactions are digitally captured. These digital breadcrumbs create enormous opportunities for ground breaking social science. This talk will discuss what some of the potential opportunities are, as well the potential barriers to the emergence of a “computational social science.”
Bio: David Lazer is Associate Professor and Director of the Program on Networked Governance at the Harvard Kennedy School, and has written extensively on networks and technology.