Frances Haugen, the former Facebook project manager turned whistleblower, championed transparency and accountability at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD).
danah boyd, a researcher at Microsoft Research who studies technology and society, has joined Georgetown as a visiting distinguished professor, accelerating a university initiative on technology, ethics, governance and policy.
Faculty, student and alumni researchers in Georgetown’s Happiness Lab found online interactions with close ties predicted positive effects — but online interactions with strangers are associated with lower connectedness.
Kartikeya Uniyal (SFS’23), whose Access Labs uses websites and chatbots to develop accessible and engaging skills training for high school students, received support from Georgetown and other universities and organizations.
Assistant Professor of Management Jennifer Logg “Theory of Machine” research examines how people expect algorithmic and human judgment to differ, helping companies produce analytical insights – and actually use them.
National Science Foundation selected Cyber SMART Research Center as an Industry University Cooperative Research Center, awarding the center a $1 million grant to expand its capacity for multidisciplinary cyber research.