In an age of big data, smartphones, tablets, and ubiquitous Internet connections, it’s hard to hide from a determined sleuth. How well do you understand your vulnerabilities? Take our quiz and test your digital privacy skills?
This website provides information about the various threats to online privacy and how Internet users can make better decisions about their privacy. We also provide educators with lesson plans and materials that they can use to bring privacy education to their classrooms.
An original, surprising and, at times, disturbing account of bias on the internet, Algorithms of Oppression contributes to our understanding of how racism is created, maintained, and disseminated in the 21st century.
We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives--where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance--are being made not by humans, but by mathematical models. In theory, this should lead to greater fairness, but the opposite is true.
The Internet is increasingly populated with false and misleading videos. These videos — spread by politicians, advocacy groups and everyday users — are viewed by millions. The Fact Checker set out to develop a universal language to label manipulated video and hold creators and sharers of this misinformation accountable.