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Seminar: AI in the social sciences AND a taxonomy of fake news: Two research themes. Rich Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
3 June, 2021 @ 13:00 - 14:00
Welcome to a seminar with Shaw Foundation Professor of Media Technology, Rich Ling, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, on Thursday, 3 June.
TITLE: AI in the social sciences AND a taxonomy of fake news: Two research themes.
WHEN: Thursday, 3 June 2021, 13:00-14:00
Meeting ID: 662 0067 4584
ABSTRACT: In this talk, Rich Ling will examine the role of AI in social science research. In addition, he will examine a taxonomy of fake news. In the case of AI in the social sciences, Ling will examine how this technology is emerging as a new tool that will eventually shape social science research in the coming years. When considering fake news, Ling will review how this phenomenon has been seen over the past decade and how researchers have approached it.
BIO: Rich Ling has been the Shaw Foundation Professor of Media Technology, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore where he studies the social consequences of mobile communication. Ling has written The mobile connection (2004), New Tech, New Ties (2008) and Taken for grantedness (2012). He edits the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, and a founding co-editor of both Mobile Media and Communication and the Oxford University Press Series, Studies in Mobile Communication. He is a member of Det Norske Vitenskaps Akademi (The Norwegian Academy of Arts and Letters), Academia Europaea, and a fellow of the International Communication Association.
Welcome to all!