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Thursday, September 27 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Keynote: Deb Roy

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How does the marriage of Social Media and Artificial Intelligence influence how we think and what we believe? Why do false stories spread farther and faster than true? Join Dr. Deb Roy, former Chief Media Scientist for Twitter who now directs the Lab for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab, for a fascinating and provocative look at how we live in reinforced “bubbles” and whether science and design can help us. In conversation with Kara Miller, Host and Executive Editor of PRI and WGBH’s Innovation Hub.

Speakers
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Kara Miller

Host and Executive Editor, Innovation Hub
Kara Miller is the host and executive editor of Innovation Hub, which she launched in 2011. Public Radio International (PRI) took the program national in May 2014, and it now airs on more than 100 stations, including New York, Chicago, Boston, and Houston.As a host, Kara has interviewed... Read More →
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Deb Roy

Laboratory for Social Machines, MIT Media Lab
Deb Roy is an Associate Professor at MIT where he directs the Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM) based at the Media Lab. His lab researches media analytics and design with applications in children’s learning and social listening. Roy is also co-founder and chairman of Corti... Read More →

Session Producers
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Kara Miller

Host and Executive Editor, Innovation Hub
Kara Miller is the host and executive editor of Innovation Hub, which she launched in 2011. Public Radio International (PRI) took the program national in May 2014, and it now airs on more than 100 stations, including New York, Chicago, Boston, and Houston.As a host, Kara has interviewed... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Yawkey Theater 1 Guest St, Boston MA 02135