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New Perspectives on the Digital Economy: Sharing, Platforms & Regulation a Weizenbaum Institute online symposium

Online Event https://plamadiso.weizenbaum-institut.de/symposium-digital-economy/

Johannes M. Bauer, will share research on the governance of the digital economy at the Weizenbaum Institute online symposium New Perspectives on the Digital Economy: Sharing, Platforms & Regulation, Friday, December 2, 2022, 10:15 AM-6:46 PM CET. Specifically, his presentation An Information-Economic Perspective on Platform Governance, scheduled for 1 PM CET, will suggest a new conceptual framework for the design of digital platform policy that avoids some of the shortcomings of prevailing approaches. The full program is available at https://plamadiso.weizenbaum-institut.de/symposium-digital-economy/ and registration is free.

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Dealing with the (In)security of the Internet

Online Event

David Clark, Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Via Zoom | RSVP Here | or email quello@msu.edu Much attention today is focused on security challenges faced by computers attached to the Internet: system penetration, malware, ransomware, and so on. The security of the Internet itself seems to get less attention, but most of the key systems that make up the packet carriage layer of the Internet suffer from serious vulnerabilities that are exploited today be malicious actors. The Internet service is the foundation on top of which all applications are build, and these vulnerabilities can have an impact […]

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Toxic, Schmoxic? Societal Repercussions for the Normalization of Hate in Gaming Spaces

Quello Center 404 Wilson Rd, Room 405, East Lansing

Rachel Kowert, Ph.D Research Director of Take This Keynote at Meaningful Play Conference | RSVP Here | or email quello@msu.edu In this talk, Dr. Kowert will explore the ways in which toxic behavior and toxic gamer cultures permeate beyond the virtual walls of our digital playgroups. This will include a discussion of the normalization of hate in gaming spaces and the games industry as well as overview who and how these actions are impacting. While toxic gamer culture is often downplayed or believed to live exclusively within online spaces, it has a radius of impact on mental health, workplace culture, and even extremism and […]

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