Track / Overview

AMLD Conversations are an opportunity for our audience to participate to a discussion about current topics and deep tech.
We have the pleasure of welcoming Zeynep Tufekci for the first of these conversations, the conversation will be hosted and moderated by Marcel Salathé with questions from the audience.

NB: This is part of the AMLD 2021 Event Series, access will be given only to season pass holders. Find tickets here.

Zeynep Tufekci is an Associate Professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS), a principal researcher at Carolina’s Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.
She was previously an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and a fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University.

Originally from Turkey, and formerly a computer programmer, Dr. Tufekci’s research interests revolve around the intersection of technology and society. Her academic work focuses on social movements and civics, privacy and surveillance, and social interaction. She has become a go-to source for national and international media outlets looking for insights on the impact of social media and the growing influence of machine algorithms.

Dr. Tufekci is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and regularly writes columns for the New York Times, WIRED, and Scientific American.

Her book, Twitter and Teargas: The Ecstatic, Fragile Politics of Networked Protest in the 21st Century (Yale 2018), examines the dynamics, strengths, and weaknesses of 21st  century social movements. 

Track / Speakers

Zeynep Tufekci

Professor, UNC – Writer, The Atlantic & The New York Times

Track / Co-organizers

Marcel Salathé

Professor, EPFL

AMLD EPFL 2021 / Tracks & talks

AI & Physics

Alexey Melnikov, Giuseppe Carleo, Balaji Lakshminarayanan, Marylou Gabrié, Agnes Valenti, Bruno Loureiro, Gregor Kasieczka, Anna Dawid, Paolo Molignini, Roman Worschech, Diego Tapias, Aishik Ghosh, Frank Schäfer, Andrew Saxe

09:00-18:15 September 30Online

AI & Resilience in dynamic environments

Grégoire Caro, Ilya Feige, Lisa R. Goldberg, Jeffrey R. Bohn, Olga Fink

09:00-17:00 October 25Online

AI & Cities

09:00-17:00 December 02Forum Rolex, EPFL and online

AMLD / Global partners