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2017 E. James Holland Symposium on American Values: Machine Intelligence and Humanity: An Alien in Our Midst: Free Speaker Information / Online Articles / Interviews / Multimedia

Dr. Zeynep Tufekci

Dr. Zeynep Tufekci is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina and a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times, as well as a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Her book, Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, was published by Yale University Press.

Her research interests revolve around the intersection between technology and society with special emphasis on public sphere, privacy, surveillance, big data, algorithms and social change and political power.

More information about Dr. Tufekci can be found at her website and, You can follow her at and

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