Jędrzej Grodniewicz

Jędrzej Grodniewicz is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of the Jagiellonian University. Before that, he completed his PhD (December 2020) as a member of LOGOS research group in analytic philosophy at the University of Barcelona. During his PhD, he was a visiting student at Rutgers and the University … Read more

Kay Mathiesen

Kay Mathiesen is an Associate Professor at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on information and computer ethics and justice. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of California, Irvine. She uses her expertise in social epistemology, ethics, social philosophy, and political philosophy to analyze ethical issues … Read more

Digital Epistemic Fakes: From Fake News to Chatbots

This talk explores the concept of epistemic fakes in the digital age, including such digital fakes as fake news, deepfakes, fake identities, bots, astroturfing, chatbots, and generative AI-produced photorealistic images. Epistemic fakes present a significant challenge to the authenticity and reliability of epistemic resources, such as testimony, photographic evidence, and institutional sources like science and … Read more

Rethinking the problem of misinformation

People across the world are concerned about misinformation and conspiracy theories, scientists are developing interventions to fight it, and policy makers are pouring money into the field. Most of the misinformation hype is based on the idea that people are gullible, consume significant amount of misinformation, and that misinformation has detrimental effects on things like … Read more

Therapeutic artifacts: Mental health chatbots as a special kind of cognitive artifact

Conversational Artificial Intelligence (CAI) (“chatbots”) is among the most promising examples of the use of technology in mental health care. With already millions of users worldwide, CAIs (e.g., Woebot or Tess), are likely to change the landscape of psychological help (Abd-Alrazaq et al., 2020). Many authors have already argued convincingly that —despite how they are … Read more

Maturity in credibility decision-making: Lessons learned fromdigital civic literacy interventions from child- to early adulthood

Research suggests that people’s ability to evaluate online information can vary significantly based on age and cognitive maturity (Metzger & Flanagin, 2013; Wineburg, McGrew, Break-stone, & Ortega, 2016). To develop News Evaluator (Axelsson, Guath, & Nygren, 2021; Nygren& Brounéus, 2018), an online tool based on digital apprenticeship, we conducted several studies to foster reliable credibility … Read more

Hossein Kermani

Hossein Kemani is a MSCA post-doctoral researcher at the Political Communication Research Group of the University of Vienna. Hossein is studying social media, digital repression, computational propaganda and political activism in restrictive contexts. His research mainly revolves around the discursive power of social media in making meaning, shaping practices, changing the microphysics of power and playing with … Read more

Inge van de Ven

Inge van de Ven is Assistant Professor at the Department of Culture Studies of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences of Tilburg University. Currently, I’m a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow at University of California Santa Barbara’s English Department, the Norwegian Reading Center of the University of Stavanger, and Tilburg University. She recently completed a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellowship … Read more

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